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Jaime Alekos (Madrid, 1985) is an international award-winning freelance filmmaker, cinematographer and war correspondant.

In 2020 he was nominated to the Goya award for the Best Short Documentary for The European Dream: Serbia, an investigative documentary he produced, directed, wrote, shot and edited about the tortures of Hungarian border police.

For the same work, he also received an Award of Excellence in the 75th edition of the Pictures of the Year International Awards, the oldest visual journalism competition in the world, and more than 20 awards in international film festivals.

His international coverages have been broadcasted in all major Spanish TV channels and his footage of October 1 in Barcelona has been featured in documentaries by Netflix and the BBC.

During the financial crisis in Spain he specialized in evictions and collaborated in Frágil Equilibrio, winner of the Best Documentary Film award at the Goya Awards 2017.

His work about tauromachy has been exhibited in Spain's National Calcography along with Goya's Tauromachy print series, caused an editorial to be written in El País, the highest-circulation daily newspaper in Spain, and has been referenced overseas by The Associated Press, The Guardian, Politico and Fox News, among others.

e-mail: contacto@jaimealekos.com

instagram: @jaimealekos | twitter: @jaimealekos

2022 - New York Shorts International Film Festival - Best Cinematography Award
2022 - Zoom International News Awards - 2nd Place, Feature Video
2020 - Goya Awards - Nominated: Best Short Documentary
2019 - Leiria Film Fest - Best International Short Documentary
2019 - Leiria Film Fest - Audience Award
2019 - Sardinia Film Festival - Best International Documentary
2019 - Sardinia Film Festival - Giuria Ristretta Award
2019 - Festival Int. de Cine de Calzada de Calatrava - Best Short Documentary
2019 - Sogamoso Independent Film Festival - Best International Documentary
2018 - Pictures of the Year International - Award of Excellence
2018 - Migration Media Awards - 1st Prize Video English Open Media Hub
2018 - Picazo Award for Social Awareness (XVI FESCIGU)
2018 - Ibiltariak Award (VI Santurzine Festival)
2018 - Adriatic Film Festival - Best Documentary
2018 - Mediterranean Film Festival - Best Short Documentary
2018 - FESCILA - Best Short Documentary
2018 - Certamen de Cortos Luis Gonzaga - Best Documentary
2018 - Autumn in Voronet International Film Festival - Best Documentary
2018 - 60 Seconds or Less Video Festival - Best Documentary
2018 - 8th Oderkurz Filmspektakel - Winner
2018 - DiversimaCine 2018 - Jury Award
2018 - Festival CinemaZERO - Audience Award for Best Movie
2018 - Sole Luna Doc Film Fest - Special Mention for Documentary
2018 - Timisoara Refugee Art Film Festival - Special Award
2018 - FECISO - 2nd Award Documentary
2018 - International Independent Film Festival Publicstyka - 2nd Place Best Foreign Movie
2018 - International Ethno Film Festival The Heart of Slavonia - Bronze Award
2018 - Festival Cine Animal - Special Mention
2018 - FINI Festival Internacional de La Imagen - Finalist
2018 - Gödöllo Nature International Film Festival - Finalist
2017 - Autumn in Voronet International Film Festival - Best Documentary
2017 - Bahía Independent Film Festival - Best Short Documentary
2016 - Doctors of the World and eldiario.es - Desalambre Award of Videojournalism