Jury

Lisa F Jackson

Lisa F Jackson

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Lisa F. Jackson (producer, director and cinematographer) has been producing documentaries for over 35 years. Her credits include Patrimonio (2018), winner of the Suncine Sol de Oro; Sex Crimes Unit (HBO 2011), a portrait of prosecutors in the Manhattan DA’s Office; The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo (HBO 2008), Sundance Special Jury Prize, two Emmy Award nominations; Meeting with a Killer (Court TV 2001), Emmy Award nominee; The Secret Life of Barbie (ABC 1999), Emmy Award winner. She lives in Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Álvaro Longoria

Álvaro Longoria

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Álvaro Longoria is a producer and director, and one of the founders of Morena Films. Holding a degree cum laude in Business Administration from Boston University, he subsequently got a master’s degree in the same field from the New York University Stern School of Business. He is a member of the Hollywood Academy (Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences).

As a producer, Álvaro has developed and produced some of the most successful feature films in the Spanish market in recent years, as well as films that have received international attention.
In his role as a director, Álvaro is focused on the development and direction of documentaries, a genre about which he is passionate. In 2013 he won a Goya award for Best Documentary for Hijos de las nubes; since then he has directed feature-length documentary films with long runs and international impact.

Peter Beale

Peter Beale

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Recognized as one of the great revitalizers of the British film industry in the 1970’s, Peter Beale’s career began in 1961. He started in the film industry as an office boy and worked his way up as third assistant director, assistant director, assistant editor, associate producer, director and executive for Hollywood studios, participating in films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, A Touch of Class, The Prophecy (Omen), Alien, Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back. Between 1973 and 1978 he held the position of Managing Director of European production for 20th Century Fox in London, being a key figure in the development of the first Star Wars films. Following his stint at 20th Century Fox, he became the CEO of EMI, where he oversaw the production of films such as The Elephant Man, The Jazz Singer and Murder on the Orient Express. In the early 1980’s he moved to the USA to help develop Showscan, a revolutionary film process, and later the first virtual reality theme park experiences. In the mid-1980’s, he co-founded the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in Los Angeles (USA) and was the institution’s first chairperson there. He is also a member of the Spanish, Andalusian and European Academies.
He currently lives in Spain, where he has just written, produced and directed a short environmental film, Campos Secretos. He is working on the development of an environmental film festival in Carboneras (Almería) called Pantalla Verde, for September 2022.
Peter Beale also writes short stories and novels and lectures on filmmaking.

Victoria Caroca Muñoz

Victoria Caroca Muñoz

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Since 2015, she has directed the Fundación Relaves.org scientific team conducting scientific studies of water and soil contamination due to waste from the mining industry. She has worked in numerous campaigns and environmental conflicts in his country, contributing from its scientific and technological expertise to substantiate the serious damage to the environment and people's health, undoubtedly the most relevant is "Lawqa, that the Park becomes a Park again ", a campaign that began in a documentary of the same name, which participated in numerous environmental festivals both in Chile and abroad.

José Luis Gallego

José Luis Gallego

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José Luis Gallego García is a Spanish naturalist, environmental journalist and writer who regularly collaborates in the press and on radio and television on topics related to nature and the environment. With more than 20 published books, he has written hundreds of articles, stories and opinion pieces for the country’s leading newspapers, such as La Vanguardia, El Periódico, Eldiario.es or El País, and magazines such as National Geographic, Integral or Muy Interesante, among many others. He is currently the head of the environmental and sustainability area for El Confidencial.
With a career spanning more than 30 years in radio, he is also a director, script writer and presenter of documentaries and television series, and has collaborated on some of the most successful programs on Catalonian television.
A lecturer at university courses and seminars on environmental education and an expert speaker on the environment, he works as a sustainability advisor for companies and institutions, and has received numerous awards for his work to protect the planet.
José Luis Gallego holds a degree in Forestry Engineering (with first-class honours) from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

Martín Parlato

Martín Parlato

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Martín Parlato, CEO and founder of Posibl., is responsible for managing this leading multimedia company, which is dedicated to producing and distributing content, initiatives and events with a social impact. Its purpose is to inspire and promote changes around the world.
Through its different business areas and over the course of 9 years, Posibl. has become a growing voice in the media and social impact sectors, reaching 75 million people together with well-known media partners and multiple celebrities and leaders who are part of its stories. Posibl. has obtained more than 30 international prizes and awards.
A decisive and passionate motivator, as the official spokesperson for Posibl. Martín has been invited to be a keynote speaker at well-known events, such as TEDx talks, Social Media Day or The Next Web, among others.
In 2016 he created the Posibl. Impact Day, a cycle of social impact conferences with the support of the United Nations, in which national and international leaders present their messages of hope to promote the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda. It has brought together more than 6,000 people and 90 speakers in its different editions.

Aïda Gascón

Aïda Gascón

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Aïda Gascón holds a degree in Fine Arts from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona. In 2004, she began to collaborate as a graphic design volunteer with the Fundació Fauna. One year later, as a volunteer, she was named activist coordinator for AnimaNaturalis España and, subsequently, national director of AnimaNaturalis España, also as a volunteer.
Coordinator of the animal rights party PACMA in Catalonia and the number 1 candidate on its list in the regional elections since 2018, she currently holds the position of Director of AnimaNaturalis in Spain.

Omar Saadoune

Omar Saadoune

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Omar Saadoune is a visual artist who practices visual arts using still or moving images: painting, photography, digital and documentary video.
His work has continued to evolve through experimentation with diverse techniques and means of graphic and pictorial representation. He is passionate about painting, cinema and art history.

Marta Donlo

Marta Donlo

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After more than a decade working on strategic planning, consumer awareness and integrated brand and campaign management in leading creative agencies such as Shackleton and TBWA, a new professional stage began a little over a year ago, focusing her efforts on the third sector.
In this new stage, and after training to expand and adapt her skills to the needs that this sector requires, she began working in favor of the most vulnerable children in Marketing and Communication at Save the Children. Currently, she continues her career, this time in defense of the environment, at WWF.