Oriol Tarragó, Honorary Maria Award at Sitges
Post-production supervisor, sound designer and ESCAC alumni Oriol Tarragó has received an Honorary Maria Award at Sitges 2020 in recognition of his film work.
Tarragó was involved in his first feature film with Guillermo del Toro’s The Devil’s Backbone (2001). He also designed the sound for films such as [REC] (2007), Julia’s Eyes (2010), Sleep Tight (2011), Enemy (2013), Superlópez (2018), A Perfect Enemy (2020) and Malnazidos (2020). Especially noteworthy is his work together with J. A. Bayona, for whom he designed the sound on all his shorts and feature films, from The Orphanage (2007) to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018). Tarragó has won four Goya Awards and seven Gaudí Awards, and in 2017 he was awarded Best Sound Designer by the European Film Academy.