Society for Economic and Social Promotion and Development of La Palma - SODEPAL



Movistar+'s Maraton Man filming in La Palma this weekend

The television programme Marathon Man which broadcasts on the #0 television channel of the platform Movistar+ will film one of its chapters this weekend on the island of La Palma, according to a press release from the Cabildo. The Tourism Service of the Cabildo and the office of the La Palma Film Commission - an entity dependent on the public company Sodepal - are collaborating in the filming of this audiovisual.

The Councillor for Tourism, Alicia VanoostendeHe stressed the importance of the fact that more and more production companies, agencies and companies are choosing La Palma to film their audiovisuals. "It is very positive that these recordings are made in La Palma, not only because of their effect on the tourism sector thanks to the projection of the island's image, but also because of the economic dynamism generated by the promotion of the audiovisual sector," she said.

Alberto de Paz technical coordinator of La Palma Film CommissionHe explained that this entity has been in charge of the management of the permits and help in the selection of locations. "La Palma is going through a very interesting time, as more and more production companies are coming to our island to shoot their spots, programmes, films...", De Paz pointed out.

Marathon Man is a production of Zanskar for #O on Movistar+. The programme features Raúl Gómeza runner who travels the world in search of the most curious, toughest and most extreme races on the planet. In the case of La Palma, Maraton Man will dedicate its content to how the island is an ideal destination for outdoor sports.