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Jury Documentary Short Film Contest

Alexandra Gramatke

After finishing her studies of Slavonic and German literature, Alexandra Gramatke worked as a free-lance interpreter for literature and documentary films. In 1994 she joined the Thede, a Hamburg based group of documentary filmmakers. Here she produced several films, as Dynamo Kiev. Good Old Boys (2000). Besides she worked as production manager, publisher and film curator. Since 2008 she has been the managing director of the KurzFilmAgentur Hamburg, a short film distributor and host of the annual Hamburg International ShortFilmFestival.


Gaizka Urresti

Bachelor of Information Sciences at the UPV / EHU, Gaizka Urresti is a producer, screenwriter, director, cultural manager and teacher of both Film and Television Studies. In addition, he is president of APROAR (Independent Aragonese Producers Association) and member of the Spanish and European Film Academies and of EGEDA (Audiovisual Producers Rights Management Institution).

As director, screenwriter and short film producer, he produced Malice in Wonderland (2004), Root (2003), The Heart of the Memories (2001), A God that No Longer Shelters (2010), Private Sale (2012), Why I Write (2013), Most Beautiful Day (2016) and El trastero (2016). He produced documentary feature films such as The Last Script. Remembering Buñuel (2008) and Unexpected Life (2013). Productions that have collected more than 80 national and international awards among which are to be noted the Goya nomination in 2011 to A God that No Longer Shelters for Best Documentary Short Film and the 2014 Goya to Private Sale, for Best Fiction Short Film.

He produced the feature films Chevrolet (1997), directed by Javier Maqua; Antonia (2004) by Mariano Andrade; The Gift of Silvia (2003) by Dionisio Pérez; Life and Colour (2006) by Santiago Tabernero, or The Man Who Would Be Second (2015), by Ramón Alós, among others.

He has just premiered his first fiction feature film Blessed Calamity.

Lola Mayo

lola-mayo-webFiction and documentary scriptwriter, author and producer, she has written and produced the feature films directed by Javier Rebollo: El muerto y ser feliz (2012), FIPRESCI Award at San Sebastian Festival and Goya Award to Best Actor; La mujer sin piano (2009), Concha de Plata at San Sebastian Festival, and Lo que sé de Lola (2006), premio FIPRESCI at London International Film Festival. Since 1996 she has also produced many short films gathering more than one hundred awards at worldwide festivals through her film producer Lolita Films.

As a documentary maker she has directed and produced 15 longform documentaries for the Spanish TV program Documentos TV. She was awarded the Reina Sofía Prize on Journalism.

She is currently Coordinator of the Documentary Chair at Escuela de Cine de San Antonio de los Baños in Cuba, and at the Documentary Department of the Film Institute in Madrid, Spain. She has taught on Script, Documentary Narrative in universities and schools of many countries, among them, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Albania, Puerto Rico and El Salvador.

In 2016 she is going to produce Alcasser, la muerte en directo, by Javier Rebollo, fourth film of her film producer.


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