The nominees for the XII edition of the Gaudí Awards awarded by the Acadèmia del Cinema Català have been announced. The winners will be announced at the gala to be held on January 19, 2020.
Out of a total of 53 productions aspiring to be nominated in 21 categories, 14 graduates have been nominated in a total of 11 productions with Escac talent, with a total of 18 nominations in 11 different categories.
The Escac talent productions nominated are:
La hija de un ladrón (13) Belén Funes nominated for Best Direction, Belén Funes and Marçal Cebrián nominated for Best Screenplay, Neus Ollé nominated for Best Cinematography, Enrique G. Bermejo and Sergio Rueda nominated for Best Sound.
7 raons per fugir, produced by Aritz Cirbian, Xavi Toll as delegated producer, Anaïs Urraca in editing and Laia Casanovas in sound.
La inocència, directed by Lucía Alemany, co-written with Laia Soler and with Joan Bordera as DoP.
Els dies que vindrán, with Ana Pfaff on editing.
Best non-Catalan language film:
La hija de un ladrón, directed by Belén Funes, co-written by Marçal Cebrián, with Neus Ollé as DoP, Enrique G. Bermejo and Sergio Rueda on sound.
Ojos negros, with Andrés Mellinas as executive producer, Ana Moragriega as production manager, Víctor Xavier Monzó as editor and Eloy Rodríguez de la Rosa and Roger Navarro as sound designers.
Belén Funes for La hija de un ladrón
Lucía Alemany for La inocencia
Belén Funes and Marçal Cebrián for La hija de un ladrón
Lucía Alemany and Laia Soler for La inocencia
Best short film:
Tahrib, by Gerard Vidal Cortés and with a technical team made up of graduates from the school. Final year short film produced by Escac Films.
Best Visual Effects:
Alex Villagrasa for Paradise Hills
Best Art Direction:
Sylvia Steinbrecht for Elisa y Marcela
Ana Pfaff for Els dies que vindran
Gris Jordana for La vida sense la Sara Amat
Neus Ollé for La hija de un ladrón
Best Production Direction:
Aritz Cirbián for 7 raons per fugir
Oriol Maymó for A quién a hierro mata
Enrique G. Bermejo and Sergio Rueda for La hija de un ladrón
Special mention for the film La filla d’algú, a feature film made by the 20th ESCAC graduating class, which won the nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Aina Clotet.
ESCAC graduates have won a total of 37 Gaudí Awards to date.