Creative industries

Performance by the American jazz pianist, Ahmad Jamal, at the 43rd edition of the Jazz Festival. Javier Etxezarreta (EFE)

The industry directly generates a business volume exceeding €1 billion and employs around 50,000 people.

Actors, Clara Lago and Dani Rovira with director, Emilio Martinez-Lázaro, during a break from filming “Ocho Apellidos Vascos” (A Spanish Affair). Juan Herrero (EFE)

In the ranking of countries by number of films produced, Spain is eighth internationally and fourth in Europe.

Scene from the ´Los Misterios de Laura´ series. (RTVE)

Spain is among the top five countries in the marketing of fiction formats.

Library of Castilla -La Mancha. Ismael Herrero. (EFE)

With more than 89,000 titles published annually, Spain has the world’s fourth largest publishing industry.

   Two youths test one of the innovations presented at the Gamelab Videogame Fair. Albert Olivé. (EFE)

Spain is ranked fifth in Europe in consumption of this kind of product

Bust with the image of the modernist artist, " Antonio Gaudi". Lluis Gene. (EFE)

In the early years of the 21st century Spain built the world a slew of avant-garde marvels, using innovative new architectural solutions.

Escultura de los premios Goya del cine español

Nuestra industria cuenta con cuatro premios Oscar a la Mejor Película Extranjera.

Designer, Javier Mariscal, with Cobi, the mascot he created for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Toni Albir (EFE)

Spain has pioneered industrial design since the 20th century and its work in the field continues to have a major global impact.