Pancho Casal Vidal

Category: Cinema producer
Birth Date: In 1955
Birth Place: A Coruña

He took a degree in Electrical and Industrial Engineering (1977). He did an MA in computerised management of projects in 'TEA-CECOS', an MA in expense accounting at the Polytechnic University in Madrid, a course on advertising marketing in RZR and an MA in executive production 'EAVE-PROGRAMA MEDIA'.

 Work & Activities

He began to work at electricity and computer companies. From 1981 to 1988, he was the head of maintenance at hydraulic power stations of the company 'Unión Fenosa'. In 1982, he began to work for video films and television. He was the executive producer of the following feature films: Continental, Inés de Portugal, Frontera Sur, Cuando vuelvas a mi lado, Finisterre, Sé quien eres and La Rosa de Piedra) and the serials for TV A Familia Pita, A Familia Pita II and Ida e Volta. He also carried out a cartoon serial Las señales de tus amigos and was the producer of 60 short programmes titled Camaleo aprende a consumir, broadcasted by Galician TV and sponsored by the 'Consellería de Industria' of the 'Xunta de Galicia'. As general director and executive producer of Continental Productions Ltd., he carried out more than 300 advertisements for the main Spanish advertising agencies as well as many productions for several official institutions.