Awards and jury

JURAT PREMI TALENTS

MERCEDES MARTÍNEZ-ABARCA

Mercedes Martínez-Abarca works since 2009 in the International Film Festival of Rotterdam where actually coordinates the programming committee. During five years has coordinated the Holland Film Meeting Co-production Platform (Nederland’s Film Festival). Also has worked for the international film distributor Fortissimo Films and collaborates in diverse festivals and coproduction markets.

NURIA VIDAL VILLA

México D.F. 1949. Collaborates with the programs La Cartellera and Les 10 noticies on BTV. She’s a film critic on Time Out Barcelona and Fotogramas. Author of more than twenty film books, among them the first written about Pedro Almodóvar in 1988. Several charges in film festivals: Sitges, Rotterdam, San Sebastián, Berlin. On 2016 she was given the Alfonso Sánchez Communication Award, from the Art and Science Academy of Spain and the Simone de Beauvoir in the ZINEMAKUMEAK GARA! Festival of Bilbao.

JAN CORNET

Jan Cornet Galí (Terrasa, 1982) is an actor. Has worked on films, theater and television and among his works the most highlighted is La piel que habito of Pedro Almodóvar (the movie for which he won the Goya for best actor in 2012), Luces rojas of Rodrigo Cortés or Barcelona, noche de verano of Dani de la Orden.

JURAT DE LA CRÍTICA

CARLOTA MOSEGUÍ

Graduated in Humanities at the Pompeu Fabra University, Carlota Moseguí is film critic and programmer at the art center La Casa Encendida in Madrid. Her broadcast of national and international film festivals can be seen in other European cinemas.

PAULA ARANTZAZU RUIZ

Paula Arantzazu Ruiz (Barcelona, 1979) has a PHD on Social Cinema Communication studies in the Pompeu Fabra University and combines academic research with journalism and film critic for medias as Cinemanía, Sensacine, Diari Ara or Levante EMV, among others.

JAVIER OSUNA JARA

Born in Cádiz en 1991. With a technician degree in Performing Audiovisuals and graduated of Visual Communication in the Seville University. Currently studying a master in F Contemporary Film and Audiovisual Studies in the Pompeu Fabra University and collaborator in the online magazine Contrapicado: film writings.