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Factsheet for measure ES-2020-26/1299 – measures in Spain
|Country||Spain , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 26 June 2020 – 17 September 2020|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
– Direct subsidies (full or partial)
|Author||Oscar Molina (UAB) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||21 October 2020 (updated 13 December 2020)|
The audiovisual sector is an strategic and growing sector. Audiovisual productions generate employment and have a positive economic impact on auxiliary and service companies in the territories where they are carried out.
These grants are regulated by Order CUD / 582/2020, of 26 June , and are intended to support the financing of film projects in order to obtain Spanish nationality and the certificate of cultural character.
The Government of Spain has authorized the Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts (ICAA) to open a €40 million aid call for the production of feature films, whose main characteristics are:
No data available.
Workers in non-standard forms of employment
Sector specific set of companies
||Does not apply to citizens|
Company / Companies
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No involvement of social partners was reported.
No social partners' views reported.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|J - Information And Communication||J59 Motion picture, video and television programme production, sound recording and music publishing activities|
|J60 Programming and broadcasting activities|
|R - Arts, Entertainment And Recreation||R90 Creative, arts and entertainment activities|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2020), Public aids for the production of feature films, measure ES-2020-26/1299 (measures in Spain), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/ES-2020-26_1299.html
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