The Bi Life
For a few weeks Calella was the setting for some of the scenes of 'The Bi Life', the new dating show of British TV E! Online dedicated to the LGTBI community. The first UK series to focus exclusively on bisexual dating brought its participants to our city, visiting locations such as the beach, the sea promenade, the beach bars, the shopping center and some restaurants and bars. Throughout the experience, the cast supported and encouraged each other as they date and meet new people.
Jordi Frades in #calellafilmcity
The film and television director Jordi Frades (1961), known for series such as 'Isabel', 'Matadero' or 'La Catedral del Mar', discovers with actor born in Calella Juli Fàbregas (1972) the wide range of great locations available in #calellafilmcity, through a sightseeing around the streets and buildings of the historic city center.
Dance the world, El Senyor Peix
This music band of El Maresme, created in 2017, releases song and videoclip recorded at the Llobet-Guri Factory in Calella. With "Ballem el món" (Dance the world), El Senyor Peix invites us to enjoy the party with a fresh, lively and very danceable rhythm. This is the song that gives name to the first album of this band of 8 musicians from Malgrat de Mar, Palafolls and Calella.
Juli Fàbregas with Octavi Pujades
Juli Fàbregas, actor from Calella (1972) and ambassador of the Calella Film Office project, kicks off the Calella Town Hall initiative by sharing a morning at the lighthouse with the actor Octavi Pujades (1974), from where some of the city's main assets stand out, such as its host character, its beaches, the natural environment and the historical and gastronomic heritage that make our city an authentic film city.
Mr. Ponytail, Marion Harper
Produced by the label from Blanes Luup Records that started in 2014, Marion Harper, who´s just over 20, is currently one of the most promising and recognized voices in the current indie scene, she was in Calella to record the favourite hits from her followers "Mr Ponytail" from her second album "Cotton Candy".
The KM0 Country Program (The Network) is entertainment for summer evenings, performed every day from a different town, following the calendar of festivites, showing the social and cultural landscape of Catalonia, from a local perspective, such as the stories and the experiences of villagers. On July 31, 2017, the program lead by Rosó Feliu and Laura Alcalde was held at the Paseo de Manuel Puigvert de Calella promenade, to enjoy a magnificent summer afternoon under the shadow of the centenarian banana trees of this well-known promenade.
TV3 found in Calella, the last beach bar of the Barceloneta. The chosen setting was the “Baños La Gavina”. An ideal location to portray the changes that the city of Barcelona experienced during the Olympic Games. The film directed by Román Parrado shows the story of a family that owns the last bar of the Barceloneta beach. For a few days, the “Baños La Gavina” changed their sign and baptized it with the name: “El Boquerón”.
Nassari Ad Campaign
The brand of anchovies Nassari found in our city the ideal setting to promote their products. From the Lighthouse of Calella and with the Mediterranean background, this spot TV was shot to recreate the unique moment of the aperitif. A very special ritual in a set with exceptional views. The shooting took place during April 2016, the commercial was part of a Nassari advertising campaign broadcast on TV3.
Directed by Marcel Barrena and starring Dani Rovira, an actor from Malaga, the film tells the true story of Ramón Arroyo, an athlete affected by multiple sclerosis who completed his first long-distance triathlon in Calella in 2013. An example of personal excellence, produced by Filmax, recreating the city's celebration of the sporting event. The filming in Calella took place during the month of March 2016 and provides an opportunity to show the potential of Calella as a film city.