Awards

Awards index

The Juries of the different competitive sections will decide on the following awards, none of which may be declared void. No more than two joint prizes can be awarded in each category, in which case, cash awards will be split equally and each winner will receive a trophy.

 

International Official Section

Golden Spike
To the best feature length. The Spanish distributor of the film receives a trophy and a cash award of 70.000 €.
Silver Spike
To the second best feature length. The Spanish distributor of the film receives a trophy and a cash award of 25.000 €
«Ribera de Duero» Best Director Award
The director receives a trophy and a cash award of 6.000 €.
Best Actress Award and Best Actor Award
Trophy.
Best Director of Photography Award
Trophy.
«Miguel Delibes» Award for Best Script
Trophy.
«José Salcedo» Award for Best Editing
Trophy.

Meeting Point Official Section

Meeting Point Award
A Trophy and a cash award of 20.000 € for the company which submitted the film.
«FUNDOS» Award

A Trophy and a cash award of 10.000€ for the company which submitted the film.

Alchemies Official Section

Alchemies Grand Price

A trophy and a cash award of 10.000€ for the company which submitted the film.

Time of History Official Section

Time of History Grand Prize

The director of the documentary receives a trophy and a cash award of 25.000€.

Time of History Special Award

The director of the documentary receives a trophy and a cash award of 15.000 €.

Other Awards for Feature Lengths

«Pilar Miró» Award to the Best New Director

The director of the best Spanish first or second feature competing in the International Official Section, in Meeting Point Official Section or in Alchemies Official Section receives a trophy and a cash award of 5.000 €.

Doc. Spain

The director of the best Spanish documentary receives a trophy and a cash award of 5.000 €.

Seminci Youth Award

According to the votes of the young audiences, the company which submitted the film receives a trophy and a cash award of 6.000 €.

When the company which submitted the film is the recipient of a cash award, this company is responsible for making sure that everyone involved in the film (director, producer, international sales agent, Spanish distributor, if there is one) is familiar with the Festival regulations and for reaching an agreement with the same regarding the sharing of the cash. The Festival cannot be held responsible for any possible disputes.

Short Film Awards

International Short Film Official Section

One Golden Spike plus a cash award of 6.000 € and two SILVER SPIKES, plus a cash award of 3.000 € for the directors of the films.

Best European Short Award

The director receives a trophy and a cash award of 2.000 €. The film will also be nominated to be considered for the European Film Academy Short Film Award. This prize cannot be awarded jointly.

Spanish Short Film Official Section

Grouped under the name “The Night of the Spanish Short Film”. A specific prize will be awarded, consisting of a trophy and a cash prize of 3,000 € for the director of the film.

Short Film from Castile & Leon Award

The director receives a trophy.

Other Awards

Rainbow Award

Trophy for the film which shows most sensitivity towards the LGBTIQ+ community.

Green Award

Trophy for the film which best raises awareness of the need to protect our planet and environment.

Fipresci Award

Framed certificate. Three members of the International Federation of Film Critics will award the prize to a film in the International Official Section.

Audience Awards International Official Section and Meeting Point Official Section

Trophies. The audience acts as a Jury and casts their votes after each screening.


Apart from the above-mentioned awards, the Festival may include other sponsored awards.

HONOURARY TROPHIES may also be awarded.