Rankings

D’A Film Festival Barcelona Awards

Talents Award
15,000 € 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 Award
Award granted by the Catalan Critics Association. All films selected for the Talents section are eligible for this award.

Un Impulso Colectivo Award
5,000 € award, to be awarded to the director of the winning film. All films selected for the UN IMPULSO COLECTIVO section are eligible for this award.

OpenECAM 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.

Un Impulso Colectivo – Shorts Award
Award with 1,000 euros to be received by the director of the winning short film in the COLLECTIVE IMPULSE – SHORTS section. This award is born in 2023, demonstrating the festival’s commitment to new Spanish authorship.

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.

D’A Film Lab Award
Award intended to promote new talents in Spanish cinema and endowed with 20,000 euros for the post-production of the winning film. The six films selected in the D’A Film Lab Barcelona are eligible for this award.

Talents Jury

Ana Pfaff
Ana Pfaff

She is one of the most important editors of the moment, recognized with two Gaudí awards and nominated for the Goya, Fénix or Platinum awards. After graduating in film editing at the ESCAC, she studied film research at the UPF, and has worked with filmmakers such as Carla Simón, Meritxell Colell, Carolina Astudillo, Adrián Orr, Chema García Ibarra, Clara Roquet, Victor Iriarte and Laura Herrero Garvin. Hers is the editing of Alcarrás, awarded with the Golden Bear at the Berlinale in 2021.

Andrea Jaurrieta
Andrea Jaurrieta

Director, screenwriter and producer. His debut feature, Ana by Day (2018) participated in more than 30 festivals, including the D’A – Barcelona Film Festival, winning 12 awards that culminated with its nomination for Best New Director at the 2019 Goya Awards. Meritorious Pedro Almodóvar’s direction in the film Julieta, she has directed her second feature film in 2024, Nina, which premiered at the Málaga Festival and closes D’A 2024.

José Luis Rebordinos
José Luis Rebordinos

Director of the San Sebastián Film Festival since 2021, after being part of the directing committee for 15 years. Before, he directed the Fantastic and Horror Film Week for 21 years and the San Sebastián Film and Human Rights Festival for eight. In 2015 the Council of Ministers awarded him the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts, and in 2021, the French Ministry of Culture named him Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres.

Un Impulso Colectivo Jury

Beatriz Navas
Beatriz Navas

General Director of the Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts of Spain (ICAA) from 2018 to 2023. Previously, she worked at the contemporary culture center La Casa Encendida. She is co-founder of the independent and avant-garde film platform plat.tv, specialized in Spanish and Latin American experimental cinema. She has worked as a critic and project advisor, and in 2018 she published the book Y ahora, lo importante.

Claudio Zilleruelo
Claudio Zilleruelo

Founder and artistic director of Black Canvas – Contemporary Film Festival that takes place at the Cineteca Nacional de México. He is also an independent film producer and distributor. In the past he has been part of the management and programming departments of the Mexico City International Film Festival, the Riviera Maya Film Festival or the Short Shorts International Short Film Festival FilmFestivalMéxico, a subsidiary of the SSFF&ASIA based in Tokyo, Japan.

Mihai Chirilov
Mihai Chirilov

He is a film critic and the artistic director of the Transilvania International Film Festival, which he co-founded in 2002. In addition, he works as a curator for the Romanian Film Festival Making Waves in New York and as an advisor for the documentary festival fARAD in the city of Arad, Romania. He is a member of both FIPRESCI Association and the European Film Academy. He contributed to several film anthologies and is the coauthor of a book about Lars von Trier, The Films, the Women, the Ghosts.

Jury Un Impulso Colectivo Shorts

Jordi Sánchez Navarro
Jordi Sánchez Navarro

Professor and researcher at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). With a career that began in 1989, he has contributed to the study of cinema, animation, television and comics. He was director of the Barcelona International Comic Show and deputy director of the Sitges-Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya, with which he continues to collaborate as a programmer of the Anima’t section.

Lluís Salgado
Lluís Salgado

He has a degree in Audiovisual Communication and works as a television scriptwriter and cultural journalist. He has been editor and editorial coordinator for the cinematographic programs of 3Cat Sala 33, Cinema 3 and Tria33 cinema. For four seasons, he presented the program Curtcircuit33, dedicated to short films. Since 2017, he has been one of the reporters and screenwriters of the cultural program Marcians.

Mario Sanz
Mario Sanz

Filmmaker graduated in Documentary Cinema by ECAM. He has also studied at Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola (EQZE) in the specialty of Creation, where he developed the short film Zehn Minuten vor Mitternacht (Diez minutos para medianoche). Premiered at FIDMarseille, jury prize in the first competitive edition of the Un Impulso Colectivo-Shorts in D’A section – Barcelona Film Festival and Peninsulas prize for the best film in the Santiago de Compostela festival Curtocircuíto.

Critics Jury

Enric Albero
Enric Albero

He holds a degree in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Valencia, a Master’s in screenwriting from the Menéndez Pelayo International University and a Master’s in film criticism from ECAM, where he occasionally teaches classes. He also teaches at ESCAC, is a programming assistant at the Mostra de Valencia-Cinema del Mediterrani, is a member of the Editorial Board of Caimán Cuadernos de Cine as well as collaborating in media such as El Cultural, Serielizados or Rockdelux.

Mariana Freijomil
Mariana Freijomil

Mariana Freijomil is a researcher, university teacher and filmmaker. PhD in Communication from the Pompeu Fabra University, teaches at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Open University of Catalonia. She co-directs the online magazine Cinergia and collaborates with the magazine Shangrila. She has directed the short film Si tocas una… (2022, D’A 2022) and has collaborated as a postdoctoral researcher with the University of Exeter.

Mireia Iniesta
Mireia Iniesta

Degree in Romance Philology and Italian Philology from the UB and Master in Contemporary Cinema and Audiovisual from the UPF. She is a film teacher at CEA and programmer of the Trenta-nou escalons i La llanterna màgica film clubs. She is also vice-president of the Catalan Federation of Cineclubs and a collaborator of media such as Transit, Cinergia, Shangrila and Solaris. She has appeared as an actress in José Luis Guerin’s Academy of the Muses.