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Diana Toucedo is a filmmaker living in Barcelona. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinema and video editing from University of Barcelona/ESCAC and Master’s Degree in Contemporary film theory from the University Pompeu Fabra.
Among her sixteen feature films edited to date, the feature length documentary “All the night long” directed by Isaki Lacuesta and produced by the TCM channel, is one of the most rewarded. It was presented at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in 2010 and awarded at several festivals. “The fifth gospel of Kaspar Hauser”, a feature film by Alberto Gracia and produced by Zeitun films, won the Fipresci 2013 award at the Rotterdam Film Festival. She has also edited “A Common Enemy” a feature film by Jaime Otero Romani, produced by Lasoga Films and nominated to the Social Impact Media Awards, “Bugarach” of Nanouk Films in co-production with Filmtank (Germany), WDR, TVE and TV3, and “Belén”, by Venezuelan director Adriana Vila in co-production with Spain and with the support of Ibermedia. She has also edited several fictions: “The death in the Alcarria” of Fernando Pomares, “Sonata for cello” by Anna M. Bofarull and “Julia Ist” by Elena Martín, produced by Lastor Media and recent Silver Biznaga at the Malaga International Film Festival 2017. She just finished the editing of “Penélope” by Eva Vila, with the support of the Media Program, ICEC, TV3 and UPF, and the documentary “Young & Beautiful” by Marina Lameiro as well as “A Estación Violenta” by the young Galician director Anxos Fazans. She has also edited the short film “Los desheredados”, directed by Laura Ferrés and produced by Inicia Films, which has won the best short film award at La Semaine de la critique de Cannes 2017.
As a filmmaker she has made several experimental short and documentary films shown in film festivals and artistic centers. Her first feature length film has premiered at Panorama Berlinale 2018, “Thirty Souls“, produced by Lasoga Films, DianaToucedo Films and CRTVG with the support of AGADIC. She is developing her next project, “Puerto Deseado“.
At 2017, she has attended the EAVE program as a screenwriter with the Catalan director Alba Sotorra and the Flaherty seminar in the USA. She has been the invited filmmaker at Sinais in the (S8) of Coruña 2017. In addition, she combines her profession with teaching in the Postgraduate programme in audiovisual editing BSM/Pompeu Fabra University, in the Master in theory and practice of creative documentary making UAB and in ESCAC (UB), where she is the head of Documentary/Non-fiction department.