Rankings

D’A Film Festival Barcelona Awards

Talents Award
10.000 € award, to be awarded to the person or company that registered and/or confirmed the film’s selection at the festival. All films selected for the Talents section are eligible for this award (filmmakers with up to 2 fiction feature films in their filmography, including the one selected for this edition)..

Critics Choice Award
Award granted by the Catalan Critics Association. All films selected for the Talents section are eligible for this award.

Un Impulso Colectivo Award
Award granted in collaboration with the ECAM school (Escuela de cine y del audiovisual de Madrid) for the best feature of the UN IMPULSO COLECTIVO section.

Audience Award
Award selected from the audience attending the festival screenings, except the opening and closing films, special screenings and the retrospective.

Audience Award – Short Films
Award selected from the audience attending the short films screenings. 

Talents Jury

Ania Jones
Ania Jones

She began her career in 2000 at Manga Films and in the management and acquisitions team in the international markets of the distributor Vértice Cine. In 2013 she co-founded the independent distributor Bteam Pictures. Since 2017, she has been the co-founder of the production company Bteam Prods, which has co-produced Entre dos aguas, Concha de Oro in San Sebastián, or Las niñas, Biznaga de Oro in Malaga and winner of four Goya Awards.

Jordi Costa
Jordi Costa

He is a director, screenwriter and editor. He graduated in Audiovisual Communication from UPF and completed a master’s degree in Direction from UCLA. His debut feature, 10,000 KM, won the Golden Biznaga in Malaga, the Goya for best new director and five Gaudí Awards. Since then, he has directed three feature films and two tv-movies, all of them selected at international festivals, as well as the series En el corredor de la muerte for Movistar + and two chapters of the HBO series En casa and Escenario 0.

Carlos Marques-Marcet
Carlos Marques-Marcet

He is a film critic and theorist and, since 2019, head of the exhibitions department of the CCCB. He has written several books on cinema and counterculture and has curated exhibitions at the CCCB, SOS 4.8 or La Casa Encendida. He is professor of the degree of cinema of the UCJC. As a filmmaker, he has directed the films Piccolo grande amore and La lava en los labios (both from 2013) and has participated as an actor in Mia Hansen-Løve’s Bergman’s Island.

Un Impulso Colectivo Jury

Carlos Loureda
Carlos Loureda

He is a film critic and programmer, creator of the blog Cine Invisible, published since its inception on the website of Fotogramas magazine. He is a member of the Association of Cinematographic Informants of Spain (AICE), which organizes the Feroz Awards and Blogos de Oro, and of the Académie des Lumières, responsible for the Lumières Awards of the foreign press in France. Since 2015 he has been a programmer for the Zinegoak festival.

Luis Ferrón
Luis Ferrón

He is the manager of the ECAM (School of Cinematography and Audiovisual of the Community of Madrid) as well as executive producer of Luis López Carrasco’s films El futuro and El año del descubrimiento, winner of the Goya, Forqué and Feroz awards for best documentary, and of Los mutantes, by Gabriel Azorín. He has also produced Sueñan los androides, by Ion de Sosa, and El cerro de los dioses, by Daniel Caneiro.

Violeta Kovacsics
Violeta Kovacsics

She is a professor of Film History at ESCAC, responsible for publications at the Sitges Festival and a member of the selection committee for the Mannheim-Heidelberg International Festival. She was president of the Associació Catalana de la Crítica i l’Escriptura Cinematogràfica. She writes for the Diari de Tarragona and Culturas de La Vanguardia, and collaborates in the radio program Els experts at iCat fm. She has participated in several group books and coordinated the book Very Funny Things. Nueva comedia americana.

Critics Jury

Carlos Balbuena
Carlos Balbuena

Graduated from ESCAC, specializing in Editing. He is co-editor of Contrapicado magazine and has collaborated in different digital magazines such as Miradas de Cine or Culturaca. He has written texts for some collective books, such as Vientos del este. Los nuevos cines en los países socialistas europeos; Elegías íntimas; or Cines XXI. Directores y direcciones. He has written and directed three feature films, Cenizas (2014), Elefantes (2017) and Tres quarteres (2019), all of them premiered at the D ’A Film Festival.

Maria Adell
Maria Adell

She is a film critic, teacher and researcher. She has a PhD in Cinematographic Theory, Analysis and Documentation from UPF, she teaches classes in History of Spanish Cinema and Cinema at ESCAC and in Art History from the UB. She regularly writes film reviews for the newspaper Ara and collaborates sporadically in other cultural media. She has written articles or book chapters on female representations in film and television, among other topics.

Marta Armengou
Marta Armengou

She has a degree in Audiovisual Communication. She directs the TV program La Cartellera on Betevé, and is part of the DocsBarcelona festival programming team. In addition, she was president of the Associació Catalana de la Crítica i l’Escriptura Cinematogràfica. She has also collaborated in other media, such as Catalunya Ràdio in La Finestra Indiscreta and El Suplement, RNE in El matí a Ràdio 4 and Va de cine, RAC1 in No ho sé, and Caimán. Cuadernos de Cine or the newspaper Ara, among others.