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Zoom 2021 Jury

Maddalena Fedele

Professor and researcher of the Faculty of Information and Media at the University of Barcelona. Coordinator of Master’s Degree in Screenwriting at UB-UdL-GAC. She has a PhD from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, with her thesis being about teenage consumption of television fiction. She has worked at the UAB, has been a professor and researcher at Pompeu Fabra University, Faculty of Communication and International Relations Blanquerna (URL) and Tecnocampus Foundation in Mataró. She has also worked as an actress and screenwriter in some theater companies.

David Àvila

Journalist. Editor, producer and collaborator of different TV and radio spaces. He has worked on programs like 'Arucitys' at 8tv, 'El Matí de Catalunya Ràdio' with Mònica Terribas, 'El Suplement', 'Gravetat Cero' by Catalunya Ràdio, El Món a Rac1, Versió Estiu and at Onda Cero. For many years he has been specialized in cultural information and the Media section in specialized portals. He currently runs and presents the LGTBIQ+ "Ja M’entens" theme space on the Catalunya Ràdio website.

Gina Tost

Graduated in design (ESDi – Ramon Llull University). Journalist and communicator specialized in technology, video games, mobile economy and startups. Director of the IGG’s European office. Author of "Vida Extra". She has worked for media such as Televisa Mexico, NHK Japan, Televisión Española, Onda Cero, TV3, Expansión, IGN, MarcaPlayer, Catalunya Ràdio, and Diari Ara, among others. An entrepreneur with Geenapp, a company invested by Kima Ventures, Caixa Capital Risc and Telefónica. Considered TOP 100 European Founders by The Hundert Magazine and recommended by Wired magazine as one of the best 100 Startups of 2015.

Pere Torrents

An economist specialized in international trade by training, Pere Torrent has developed an extensive career in technology, video games and education in various roles always mixing the three disciplines. His experience as a content manager in pioneering multiplayer online gaming platforms taught him the basics for online game distribution for PCs, early models of freemium and the mobile sector. He has developed his professional career in the mobile industry, as founder and head of leading companies such as Gaelco Móviles, PlayerX, Zed and Softonic. Co-founder of Gamebcn, the video game incubator and accelerator. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Scopely.

Cristina Collado

TV presenter and documentary screenwriter. She has focused her professional career in the sports field, where she has presented the main programs of Barça TV (the official channel of FC Barcelona), such as the talk show ‘Estació Camp Nou’, the magazine ‘Hora B’ or the news show ‘Barça Notcíes’. She is also specialized in the presentation of events, sports ones or any other kind. In the documentary field, she has co-directed the documentary ‘100x100 Tito’, awarded in the last edition of the Zoom Festival 2020, and has participated in the documentaries ‘És la Bomba’ or ‘Caminho do Sol’, among others. Currently, she has worked as a screenwriter on the series ‘MatchDay. Queens of the pitch' about the successful season of Barça women's team. She also works on the script for the ‘Dare to play’ series.

Jordi Frades

Director, executive producer and screenwriter. General Director of Diagonal production company. He has directed more than thirty series, including Poblenou, Crims, Isabel (Award for Best Direction at the New York Latin ACE Awards 2015 - Iris Award of the Academia de las Ciencias y las Artes de Televisión for Best Direction and Best Series 2012 and 2014), La Catedral del Mar (2020 Gaudí Award, Global Spotlight Award 2019, MiM Series 2018 Awards Finalist for Best Mini Series and Best Direction, amongst other awards), Matadero (Unión de Actores y Actrices 2020 Award for Best Secondary Actress, finalist in other awards), and more.

Assumpta Serna

Actress, president of AIECAU and Foundation First Team. Author. Founder in 2020 of the Família de cinema community, composed by over 100 film and TV professionals for the creation and development of audiovisual projects. As an actress, she has performed in 42 TV productions, 115 films, in 20 countries and in 6 languages. She has won 25 acting awards at international film festivals and has been a jury in over 20: Chicago, Karlovy Vary, Mar del Plata, Mexico, Venice, Montreal, San Sebasti Sebastin. Member of the Hollywood Academy, (AMPAS) since 1993. She has represented Spain at the European Film Academy (EFA) for eight years. Honorary Member of the Catalan Film Academy.

Marta Busquets

She's a filmmaker and has a degree in Audiovisual Communication. Educated in Direction of Photography, Photojournalism and Creative Photography. She started in the working world on television, producing live entertainment broadcasts, sports and news. Currently, she has found in the documentary genre her vehicle of expression, specializing in sports but always with a human and social approach. In this sense, she has directed numerous projects for Barça Studios such as 100x100 Tito, Melodia Inesperada, És la bomba... and series like Nascudes per jugar o Matchday. She has also made music videos for bands from the national scope such as Sr. Chinarro, Joan Colomo, Anímic, Koko Jean & The Tonics…

María López

Journalist and TV director. Creator and director of "El coro de la cárcel", finalist at the International EMMYS Awards in 2007. Creator and executive producer of “El club del tupper", a format born out of the 2020 confinement that is already going through its 3rd edition in ETB, the 2nd in IB3 and that is being developed on TVG. She spent 12 years in a production company as program director and content creator (I+D). Since 2013 she has been a partner in a production company that was born with the purpose of creating original content: New Digital Media. She is currently a leading producer in entertainment and documentaries in the Basque Country.

Jaume Santacana

TV director and executive producer. Graduated in the history of art, he began his career in Radio Television of Belgium in 1968 with children's and entertainment programs. He participates as an assistant director in films directed by Imanol Uribe, Pedro Masó or Bigas Luna. He lives the beginnings TV3 and Channel 33 as a producer of more than 200 programs, and since 1986, as a program manager. Director of IB3, Balearic Islands TV. He is an executive producer of television fictions such as La Lola, “El trànsfuga” o “Fals culpable”.

Àlex Solà

Director of New Projects in Lavinia Audiovisual, part of the team creating and developing fictional and non-fictional content for TV and platforms. He has been a content director and screenwriter for the television documentary "Ruiz-Mateos: El primero fenómeno viral” (RTVE Play) and program editorial coordinator of programs like "No pot ser!" (TV3) and "Project Niños" (DMAX). He has actively participated in the creation and implementation of programs such as "En Línia" (La2), "Cocina Bestial" (RTVE) and "Boca Norte" (playz), among others. He has also directed audio content such as the podcast "La historia en directo" (Amazon Audible) and voiceapps like "Lunnis de Leyenda" (RTVE - Amazon Alexa) or "La Academia de OT" (RTVE - Google). Graduated in Journalism at the UAB, and with filmmaking studies from the New York Film Academy, he started his career as a writer in Catalunya Ràdio and in 2012 he founded the satirical information portal Benegre.cat, Cactus 2016 Award for Best Web.

Simón Lee

Founder of the video game incubation program GameBCN, the model of which has been exported to Japan after 6 editions. He is the founder and CEO of the open innovation through startups consultancy for PENINSULA corporations. He is also a professor of Corporate Venturing at ESADE. And he was head of video game design at the Digital Legends company.

Zoom 2021 Awards

The winners will be announced during the Gala on the 27th of November 2021.

Official Jury Awards

Best Fiction, Best Entertainment Program, Best Information&Sports Program, Best Cultural Program, Best Videogame

D.O Catalunya Award

Best Catalan Program

Zoom Honour Awards

Career awards to: Kosmos Studios, Joan Pera & Xavier Sardà

Best Streamer Award

Fiction Pilots Showcase Award

Jury award, Audience award

CIMA Award

CIMA Award Jury: Susana Guardiola, Alba González de Molina Soler, Efthymia Zymvragaki

“League of Legends” championship

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