Bio & Contact
Diana Toucedo is a filmmaker and film editor living in Barcelona. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinema and video editing from University of Barcelona/ESCAC, Master’s Degree in Contemporary film theory from the University Pompeu Fabra and pursuing a PhD in Communication.
Among her twenty 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, Goya and Gaudí 2018. She has edited “Hierro“, the best 2019 serie from Movistar+ and ARTE, IDFA best feature film “In a whisper” and Netflix documentary series “MyLove”. Recently she has edited “Dardara” from Marina Lameiro, “Los caballos mueren al amanecer” from Ione Lameiro and the feature fiction film “Sinjar”.
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 has directed “Camille&Ullysse”, a documentary film with Donna Haraway and Vinciane Despret for CCCB/Pompidou, and she is developing her next project, “Puerto Deseado” and “La cinquième corde/The fifth string“.
In addition, she combines her profession with teaching in the Postgraduate programme in audiovisual editing BSM/Pompeu Fabra University, at Audiovisual communication in UPF, in ESCAC (UB), where she is the head of Documentary/Non-fiction department and she is core-teacher at Master of Film: artistic research in and through cinema at the Netherlands Film Academy.
DianaToucedo Films is born through the clear vision of producing cultivating artistic freedom of young filmmakers who explore and experiment with cinematic language and other contemporary audiovisual forms. Her experience with editing, teaching and film making lead her to take risks and go one step further. Always researching new forms of production, she seeks to create an international author film brand in the documentary / non-fiction maintaining a commercial sensibility.