Awards and juries

2021
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Discover the DocsBarcelona 2021 awards.
Awards

DocsBarcelona Panorama Jury

With a cash prize of €5000 and a festival statuette. This award is applicable to the films of the Official Section – Panorama that do not compete for the New Talent Award, produced after January 2018, that have not been released commercially in Spain (in commercial cinemas and / or VOD) and that have not been broadcasted on television in Spain.

DocsBarcelona Panorama Jury

This award is applicable to the films of the Official Section – Panorama that are the filmmaker’s first feature-length film and consist of a statuette (also in case of co-directing). This award is given by the DocsBarcelona Panorama Jury. This award is not compatible with the DocsBarcelona Award for the Best Documentary. In the event that the final selection does not have a minimum of 5 films that can qualify for this award in accordance with the above provisions, the festival organization may also establish films that are the second feature film of his/her director (also in case of co-directing) and these will automatically qualify for the New Talent award.

DocsBarcelona Latitud Jury

Addressed to films selected for the so-called section that includes documentaries from Spain, Portugal and Latin-American countries. This prize is awarded by the DocsBarcelona Latitud Jury and sponsored by Antaviana Films, it consists of 3000€ worth in services of completion work for the director’s next film (finishing, conformation, color correction, sound, DCP copy) and a statuette. This award has an expiring date of 2 years after the Awards ceremony for its execution.

Amnesty International Catalunya

This award is applicable to any of the films (in the Official Sections Panorama and Latitud) with a theme or topic that defends the rights proclaimed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the freedom of speech and the values shared by International Amnesty, and it also shows a remarkable use of cinematographic elements in the fight for transforming reality. This award consists of a statuette and is given by the Amnesty International Catalunya Jury.

DOC-U Jury

This award is applicable to all the films of the DOC-U Section. This award is given by the DOC-U Jury and consists of a statuette and a 1000€ worth in renting material, sponsored by 16nou.

All the films of the Official Sections (Panorama and Latitud) will compete for this award. The audience of the films will grant this award. The winning film will be the one who gets the best score in the audience votes. This award, sponsored by Moritz, consist of a cash prize of 1500€ and a statuette. The award is given by the festival’s audience.

The audience of the Docs&Teens Section will grant this award. The winning film will be the one who gets the best score in this section. This award is given by the audience and consists of a statuette.

Reteena Young Jury

Films within the Official Sections (Panorama and Latitud) that are part of the Reteena Itinerary, a special selection made up for the Reteena Festival organization, collaborators of the DocsBarcelona Festival, which are eligible for this award. The special selection is based on films within the three official sections that stand out and are considered for young audiences. This Award is given by the Reteena Young Jury and consists of a statuette.

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