DOC. España Jury



In 1982 she began her career in the cinema industry. She directed the Purchasing s department at Sogepaq and the International Co-productions department at Sogecine. She launched the Warner Bros. Production Division in Spain. While working for these corporations she became involved in film productions by Walter Salles, Isabel Coixet, Julio Medem, Agustín Díaz Yánes, Imanol Uribe, Montxo Armendáriz, Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón, Benito Zambrano and Alejandro Amenábar. With her own company she has produced films by Manuel Gómez Pereira and Eduardo Chapero-Jackson. She was a consultant for the European programs Media II and Ateliers du Cinema, and she has been part of the film aid commissions of ICAA, the Basque Government and the Government of Colombia.

65 seminci jury doc spain Nadia Hotait


Multidisciplinary artist born in Madrid in 1982, who graduated as most distinguished student in her generation from the MFA at the Art Institute of Chicago while on a La Caixa fellowship. She studied Audiovisual Communication at the Complutense University of Madrid and at Waseda University, Tokyo, and completed her training with a European Master in Audiovisual Production (MEGA) at the Media Business School. She has exhibited her work in institutions such as the National Numismatic Museum (Mexico City), the Moscow Biennial of Young Art, the Zolla Lieberman Gallery (Chicago) and La Casa Encendida (Madrid). Nadia is Head of development of Lolafilms and together with Laila Hotait, she is co-founder of Laaventura, a platform from which she produces short films and documentaries.



He began his career in the audiovisual world as a cameraman at the age of twenty-five. After fifteen years of professional career, he decided to create the production company Armonía Films in 2000 and to devote himself to the documentary genre. Since then, he has directed nine documentaries, including ‘La rosa del desierto’ (2005), awarded at the Aguilar de Campoo, Ponferrada or Documenta Madrid festivals, among others. He has also directed the short film ‘La soga’ (2005), as well as several educational videos for the Junta de Castilla y León and other public and private organisations. In addition, he is the director of the Reino de León Film and Television Festival, which has been running since 2009.