Join the YAA 2022 in Spain!


If you are between 12 and 14 years old and want to join the international jury, watch three films and vote for the winner, please send us an e-mail with your name and home town!

A CORUÑA
BARCELONA
MADRID
SEVILLE

A CORUÑA

inhabitants: 244,850
kids: 39,352
cinemas: 5

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A Coruña: Marina
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A Coruña: Torre de Hercules

A Coruña is an historic port city in the Galicia region of northwest Spain.

Benvidos á Coruña!

The city is famous for its ancient lighthouse Torre de Hércules, built by the Romans more than 2,000 years ago. Check out the fish market early in the morning, explore the old town and wander along the beach. Don't forget to explore the underwater world at the Aquarium Finisterrae Science Museum Casa das Ciencias, with a planetarium to look at the enigmas of heaven. And last but not least, try the tapas!

Academia Galega do Audiovisual

The Academia Galega do Audiovisual is a professional association whose aim is to support and promote Galician audiovisual talent. It hosts the annual Mestre Mateo awards to celebrate the best of Galician film and tv.

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BARCELONA

Inhabitants: 1.6 million
Kids: 197,779
Cinemas: 28

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Barcelona: Casa Mila "La Pedrera"
Foto: Turisme de Barcelona
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Barcelona: Park Güell
Foto: Turisme de Barcelona

The Mediterranean city of Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, was founded more than two thousand years ago.

 Benvinguts a Barcelona!

Located not far from France in the North-East of the Iberian Peninsula, its geographical position has favoured the passing and settlement of various different cultures. This has led to a diversity that can be observed by simply walking through the city, with its gothic quarter, its modernist Eixample, and its Gaudi architecture. 

Catalonia

Situated in the north-east of the Iberian peninsula, Catalonia covers an area of 32,000 km2 and has six million inhabitants. History, language and a distinct cultural, political and legal tradition have shaped the personality of the country and the people. Nowadays Catalonia is an autonomous community within Spain with a government of its own, known as the Generalitat. Catalonia's own language is Catalan, a Romance language which has co-official status alongside Castilian (Spanish). The Filmoteca de Catalunya is a public institution, attached to the Government of Catalonia’s Department of Culture, which was founded in 1981.

A full member of the FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives), it currently houses a documentary collection of over 60,000 books, 30,000 posters, 15,000 DVDs, nearly 400,000 photographs, and various personal bequests from Catalan filmmakers.

Currently, these materials are available for reference in the Film Library through an accessible online catalogue and digital repository. 
 

Filmoteca de Catalunya

The Filmoteca de Catalunya’s new building, which opened in the El Raval district in February 2012, completes the map of existing public cultural facilities in the heart of Barcelona, at the same time as centralising and optimising the Filmoteca’s services within a versatile space which includes: two auditoria, the Chomón and the Laya (with seating for 360 and 180 people), permanent and temporary exhibition space, a specialist library, offices, a cafeteria and a book-shop. This expansion is completed by the new Conservation and Restoration Centre in Terrassa Audiovisual Park, aimed at ensuring the preservation of Catalonia’s audiovisual.

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with the collaboration of Acadèmia del Cinema Català

 

MADRID

Inhabitants: 3,182,981
Kids: 461,025
Cinemas: 40

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Madrid: Plaza Mayor
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Dirección General de Turismo. Consejería de Economía e Innovación Tecnológica. Comunidad de Madrid.

Madrid is the largest city in Spain, best known for its welcoming spirit and its friendly people ...

Bienvenido a Madrid!

And don’t forget the great food! Madrid is also a city of cinema, whose streets have been filmed by Pedro Almodóvar, Álex de la Iglesia and Alejandro Amenábar. Did I mention how wonderful our food is?

Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences of Spain

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences of Spain was founded in 1986. It's a non-profit private institution whose aim is to protect and diffuse Spanish cinema in and out of Spain. The Academy hosts the Goya Awards, which reward the best films and filmmakers of the year.

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SEVILLE

Inhabitants: 698,000
Kids (up to 19):  138,000
Cinemas: 7

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Seville: Plaza de Espana
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Seville: Guadalquivir river

Seville is the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region ...

Bienvenido a Sevilla!

A sunny city with a friendly lifestyle and full of monumental areas & modern buildings. This makes Seville a great place to live and visit. Bikes and pedestrians share public spaces and this  cohabitation is a model of mobility. Seville is related to culture and cinema from many years ago and a lot of cultural events take place in Sevilla all year long.

Seville European Film Festival

An annual event that aims to promote and disseminate awareness of European filmmaking and to establish itself as the perfect annual meeting place for European talents and professionals. SEFF has a special focus on young people with a careful educational program of european film screenings in O.V. for schools where the assistants vote for the Best Film in two different sections (from 3 to 12 years old, “Europa Junior” Best Film; and from 12 to 18, “Cinephiles of the future” Best Film). This youth festival programme also includes a group of young “programmers”, who select one of the films that will be in Festival competition.

As you can see Seville is a city full of young people, live, and cinema, in special international cinema!

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