Ciudad de la Luz

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Aerial view of Ciudad de la Luz

Ciudad de la Luz ("City of Light") is a film studio in Alicante, Spain. About 60 films were shot on the studio's premises between opening in 2005 and closing in 2012.[1] In May 2012, the European Commission ruled that public subsidies received by the studio from the local government violated European competition law and ordered Ciudad de la Luz to pay back €265 million.[2] The studio was shut down in October 2012 in preparation for its sale.[3]


  1. ^ Doreen Carvajal; Raphael Minder (8 July 2012). "First a Building Spree, Now the Ax Is Falling". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  2. ^ Pamela Rolfe (8 March 2013). "Spanish Producer Looking to Buy Ciudad de la Luz Studio". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  3. ^ T. Ramos. (5 October 2012). "El complejo Ciudad de la Luz comunica su cierre definitivo". La Razón (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 May 2013.

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Coordinates: 38°18′32″N 0°31′46″W / 38.308943°N 0.529347°W / 38.308943; -0.529347