Short Films Jury

Judith Colell

Judith Colell has a PhD in Communication (URL), a Degree in Art History (UB) and a Certificate in Film from New York University. She has directed some 15 feature films, including Mujeres (2001), an award-winner at festivals such as Sitges, Lorca and Vitoria; 53 días de invierno (2007), nominated for 10 Barcelona Awards; and Elisa K (2010), a feature film nominated for 5 Gaudí Awards and Goya for Best Adapted Screenplay. She is currently President of the Catalan Film Academy and a founding member of CIMA.

Brays Efe

Brays Efe moves like a fish in water between the underground and the mainstream. His acting career includes his work in Paquita Salas, for which he received the Feroz Award in its first edition. He has acted in feature films such as Cómo sobrevivir a una despedida, El futuro and ¿Qué te juegas?, and he has also tried his hand at writing and directing short films, as well as having participated as a presenter in El Tea Party de Mario y Alaska and Bake Off. After two months of full houses at the Teatro Lara, he continues to perform in Las cosas extraordinarias, a play by Duncan McMillan in which he plays the lead role. In 2023, he will be part of the cast of Golem, a comedy by Juan González and Nando Martínez.

Elianne Ros

A polyglot and multifaceted journalist, Elianne Ros Woudstra has worked for most of her career in media such as La Vanguardia, El País, El Mundo and El Periódico de Catalunya. After covering Catalan politics for ten years, she moved to Paris as a correspondent and there she discovered one of her passions: cultural reporting. Her social reporting for La Vanguardia earned her the Mila Gender Equality Award (2017) and the ATLL Water Journalism Award (2015). She currently works at the ”la Caixa” Foundation as Director of its Media Relations Department, in charge of the communication of the entity’s social, cultural, educational and scientific research programs in Spain and Portugal.

José Luís Trejo

Dr. José Luís Trejo is a Research Scientist at the Cajal Institute in Madrid for the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). His research is tied to the effects of lifestyles on the brain and cognition, specifically the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in its inter- and transgenerational inheritance, its role in spatial navigation, both in laboratory animals and humans, and its implication in social behavior or pain processes. He is currently chairman of one of the funding system boards of the Flanders Research Foundation (FWO) in Belgium.