Yesterday was the 14th Gaudí Awards gala of the Catalan Film Academy, where there were a total of 13 nominations for alumni of the school. In the end, 5 awards went to former students of the school. Congratulations to all of them!
Graduate Gris Jordana won her first Gaudí for Best Cinematography for LIBERTAD. This is the second time that a graduate has received this award, the first being Neus Ollé in 2009 for ‘El Cant dels ocells’.
Graduate Ariadna Ribas won, along with Neus Ballús, the Gaudí for Best Editing for SIS DIES CORRENTS.
Graduate Alex Villagrassa won the Gaudí for Best Visual Effects for MEDITERRANEO. It is his third Gaudí after REC 3 in 2011 and REC 4 in 2015.
Graduate Oriol Tarragó picked up his eighth Gaudí Award for Best Sound. On this occasion he shared it with fellow graduate Marc Bech for TRES.
Finally, graduate Ian de la Rosa picked up the award for Best Short Film for FARRUCAS. The short film has a good part of graduates in its technical team.
In the last editions of the Gaudí, ESCAC graduates have been present in the category of best short film, both with TFG short films and with second short films; Animal Salvatge, Farrucas and L’Extrany (2022), Ni oblit ni perdó (2021), Tahrib (2020), La última virgen (2019), Los desheredados, La inútil (2018), En la azotea, Graffiti (2017), Nada S. A.(2016), Café para llevar, Álex (2015), highlighting the award obtained by Jordi Boquet in 2021 with his TFG Ni oblit ni perdó, Bárbara Farré in 2019 with her TFG La última virgen and Laura Ferrés in 2018 with her second short film Los desheredados.
With these 5 Gaudí Awards obtained in this edition, ESCAC graduates have obtained a total of 53 Gaudí Awards to date.