IMMA Awards 2016

Facultad de Ciencias de la Comunicación

The VII Audiovisual Sample at the 2016 IMMA Awards took place on 2 June at 7 p.m. in the Aula Magna at UIC Barcelona.  The patron for this edition was Arturo Méndiz, winner of two Goya best fictional short film Awards for "El Corredor" (2016) and "El Barco Pirata" (2012). On 22 May “Timecode”, a short film he co-produced was also awarded a Palme d’Or Award at the Cannes Film festival.

The projects presented by fourth year Audiovisual Communication students included the following short films "Trampolín", "It's a Match", "La última", "Inside" and a documentary entitled "¿Dónde están las niñas?” which were selected for the DocsBarcelona festival.

The jury at the IMMA awards this year consisted of:

Xavier Resina, a production director in cinema and television, specialising in fiction.  He has worked on the production of feature films, films and series for TV and has spent more than 15 years in the field of audiovisual production.

Lluís Ruscalleda specialises in the distribution and cinematographic exhibition sector.  He has worked as a Product Manager for Filmax, 20th Century Fox and Wuaki.tv. He is currently a Film Booker / Analyst at Cinesa.

Juan Rodríguez, a cinema and documentary programmer at Telemadrid, member of the jury for “Short Films Week in Madrid”.  He was also formerly a producer for the Ministry of Education and Science for over three years and a writer for Cinematk and the Sitges Film Festival. He was also screenwriter and director for various short films.  "Para que te puedo olvidar" was selected by the Berlinale Talent Campus at the Berlin Film Festival. 

In cooperation with AGAUR.