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Jury

Oskar
Alegria

Filmmaker

He is a journalist that began working as reporter for Canal Plus and CNN+ news programme in Madrid. He has also worked as editor in cultural programes for tv channels Telemadrid (Los Cinco Sentidos/ “The five senses”) and for Euskal Telebista (Sautrela). In 2010 he produced the tv series “Maestros de la cocina vasca”/”Masters of Basque cuisine” with chefs Arzak, Subijana, Aduriz, Berasategui and Arbelaitz. His first film, “La casa Emak Bakja” was released in San Sebastian Film Festival within Zabaltegi section.

 

His travel reports are published within El Viajero supplement of El País newspaper and he is the author of an artistic photographic project called “Las ciudades visibles”/”The visible cities”. When talking about his academic profile, he has been teaching and coordinating the documentary module of the Master’s Degree in Screenwriting at Universidad de Navarra for five years. He directs since 2013 the International Documentary Film Festival of Navarra.

Saida
Santana

Actress

She did a doctorate at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, has a degree in Information Science, Journalism at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She has a master degree in Performing Arts at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and also a master degree in personal and executive coaching at Universidad Camilo José Cela. Her dissertation about “El espacio dramático de TVE Estudio 1″/ “TVE Estudio 1 dramatic space” got a cum laude distinction by unanimous approval. At present, she teaches cast and script direction at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija.

 

She has starred in films such as “La vida según Ofelia”, “De Bares” or the short film “La Llorona” which gave her the best actress award in Cortodrome International Short Film Festival (Milan). She has also worked in theatre, participating in different festivals: Escena Contemporánea, L’Alternativa, Festival de Otoño and appeared in theatres such as El Teatro de Madrid, Círculo de Bellas Artes or el Galileo.

Javier
Gregori

Journalist

He is a writer and journalist specialized in science and environment, he has been working on publications about biodiversity conservation for 25 years. He was responsible for the ecology and science section of Cambio 16, a weekly publication. At present, he is responsible for environment area of Cadea SER, participating in programs “Hoy por Hoy” and “La ventana”; he has also published reports and interviews about ecology in Spanish newspapers El País and El Mundo.

 

He has been teaching journalism at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid and gives courses and conferences about environmental juornalism at universities and research centres, such as CSIC (Spanish National Research Council). Since 1992 he has visited the world’s most important natural areas (Antartica, Greenland, Amazon Rainforest, Indonesian tropical forests, etc.) in order to spread their natural values and contribute to their protection.

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