Lucia Palacios

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Lucía Palacios
Born Lucía Palacios
(1972-07-27) July 27, 1972 (age 43)
Moral de Calatrava, Spain
Occupation Filmmaker
Years active 1996 – present

Lucía Palacios (born July 27, 1972 in Spain) is a film director and producer, as well as the co-owner of the film and music label Play Loud! Productions. She is also a professional voice over talent with long-time experience.


Lucía obtained her master’s degree in Cinema Studies at Complutense University in Madrid. Between 1996–2003 she studied (NYU) and worked in New York as a TV producer for Canal+ and TVE. She has collaborated as service producer on many films, such as, The Nomi Song (Andrew Horn, Teddy Award, 54. Berlinale). Palacios received the Grimme-Award (the German TV Oscar) in 2008 for her film monks - the transatlantic feedback.

Critics have called Lucía Palacios and Dietmar Post the German/Spanish counterpart to the American direct cinema directors D. A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus. Like Pennebaker and Hegedus, Post and Palacios shoot and produce their own films, which are acclaimed worldwide. In 2008, they received the prestigious Adolf-Grimme Award (the German TV Oscar) for their film Monks – The Transatlantic Feedback. Some of the major film festivals that have screened their films are: Rotterdam, Munich, Goteborg, CPH:DOX Denmark, Belfast, Leeds, Oslo, Gijon, Valladolid, and Buenos Aires. They have also been broadcast on such channels as: ZDF/3sat (Germany), SF1 (Swiss TV), Sundance Film Channel (USA), arte/ZDF, ZDF culture channel, HR (German Public TV), among others.


Film & Music Label[edit]



  • 1996 - Philadelphia UFVA Film Festival (Best Short Film: Bowl of Oatmeal)
  • 1998 - Berlin Interfilm Eject (3rd Audience Award: Bowl of Oatmeal)
  • 2003 - Melbourne Underground Film Festival (2nd Best Documentary Film: Reverend Billy)
  • 2004 - Tarragona REC Film Festival (Audience Award Best Opera Prima: Reverend Billy)
  • 2006 - Leeds Film Festival (Audience Pick: The Transatlantic Feedback)
  • 2006 - Hessian Film Award (Nominated for Best Documentary Film: The Transatlantic Feedback)
  • 2007 - San Francisco Berlin & Beyond Festival (2nd Audience Award: The Transatlantic Feedback)
  • 2007 - Würzburg Film Days (Audience Award Best Documentary Film: The Transatlantic Feedback)
  • 2007 - Milan Doc Festival (Best Editing: The Transatlantic Feedback)
  • 2008 - Adolf-Grimme Awards (Best Script & Best Direction: The Transatlantic Feedback)
  • 2015 - Festival du Cinema Latino Américain de Montreal, Canada (Audience Award for the Best Documentary: Franco´s Settlers)
  • 2014 - New England Festival of Ibero American Cinema, USA (Best Documentary Award: Franco´s Settlers)


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