Created by Barcelona based b720 Fermin Vazquez Arquitectos, the building is covered in green, brown and yellow metal sheets to help integrate it into the surrounding vegetable-farming landscape.
The plot is distinctive and striking and, crucially, film friendly. Palma Pictures PHOTO will be shooting there later this month and we will report back on what we expect will be a brilliant experience.
Finding himself at inspiring locations is not entirely unusual for Joe (the Head of our Visuals Department) but he surpassed even his own lofty standards last week. A life-long FC Barcelona fan, Joe, and our CFO Ramon, was lucky enough to savour the atmosphere at the Champions League match against Milan last week.
The guys were guests of Deluxe Barcelona. Once upon a time Palma Pictures were the biggest buyer of film stock in Spain and with that came a huge demand from our clients for developing and telecine work. The new digital age has changed things irrevocably but whenever we do need a world-class film lab in Spain it is to these guys that we turn.