|Current: 34th Goya Awards|
|Awarded for||Best in film|
|Presented by||Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España|
|Website||Official Premios Goya website|
The Goya Awards (Spanish : Premios Goya) are Spain's main national annual film awards.
The awards were established in 1987,a year after the founding of the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences, and the first awards ceremony took place on March 16, 1987 at the Teatro Lope de Vega, Madrid. The ceremony continues to take place annually at Centro de Congresos Príncipe Felipe, around the end of January/start of February, and awards are given to films produced during the previous year.
The award itself is a small bronze bust of Francisco Goya created by the sculptor José Luis Fernández, although the original sculpture for the first edition of the Goyas was by Miguel Ortiz Berrocal.
To reward the best Spanish films of each year, the Spanish Academy of Motion Pictures and Arts decided to create the Goya Awards. The Goya Awards are Spain's main national film awards, considered by many in Spain, and internationally, to be the Spanish equivalent of the American Academy Awards. The inaugural ceremony took place on March 17, 1987 at the Lope de Vega theatre in Madrid. In 2000, the ceremony took place in Barcelona, at the Barcelona Auditorium. In 2003, a large number of film professionals took advantage of the Goya awards ceremony to express their opposition to the Aznar's government support of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. In 2004, the AVT (an association against terrorism in Spain) demonstrated against terrorism and ETA, a paramilitary organization of Basque separatists, in front of the Lope de Vega theatre. In 2005, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero was the first prime minister in the history of Spain to attend the event. In 2013, the minister of culture and education José Ignacio Wert did not attend, saying he had “other things to do”. Some actors said that this decision reflected the government's lack of respect for their profession and industry.[ citation needed ] In the 2019 edition, the awards took place in Seville, and in 2020, the ceremony was held in Málaga.
The awards are currently delivered in 28 categories, excluding the Honorary Goya Award, with a maximum of four candidates for each from the XIII Edition (having been three candidates in the first edition, five in the II and III edition and three from the fourth to the twelfth edition).
The following is a listing of all Goya Awards ceremonies since 1986.
|Ceremony||Date||Best Picture winner||Host(s)||Venue|
|1st Goya Awards||March 17, 1987||Voyage to Nowhere||Fernando Rey||Teatro Lope de Vega, Madrid|
|2nd Goya Awards||March 22, 1988||El bosque animado|| Palacio de Congresos de Madrid,|
|3rd Goya Awards||March 21, 1989||Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown||Verónica Forqué, Antonio Resines|
|4th Goya Awards||March 10, 1990||Twisted Obsession||Carmen Maura, Andrés Pajares|
|5th Goya Awards||February 16, 1991||¡Ay Carmela!||Lydia Bosch, Jorge Sanz|
|6th Goya Awards||March 7, 1992||Lovers||Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, José Coronado|
|7th Goya Awards||March 13, 1993||Belle Époque||Imanol Arias|
|8th Goya Awards||January 21, 1994||Todos a la cárcel||Rosa María Sardà|
|9th Goya Awards||January 21, 1995||Running Out of Time||Imanol Arias|
|10th Goya Awards||January 25, 1996||Nobody Will Speak of Us When We're Dead||Verónica Forqué, Javier Gurruchaga|| Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid,|
|11th Goya Awards||January 25, 1997||Thesis||Carmen Maura, Juanjo Puigcorbé|
|12th Goya Awards||January 31, 1998||Lucky Star||El Gran Wyoming|
|13th Goya Awards||January 23, 1999||The Girl of Your Dreams||Rosa María Sardà|
|14th Goya Awards||January 29, 2000||All About My Mother||Antonia San Juan||L'Auditori, Barcelona|
|15th Goya Awards||February 3, 2001||El Bola||María Barranco, José Coronado, Loles León, Imanol Arias, Concha Velasco, Pablo Carbonell|| Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid,|
|16th Goya Awards||February 2, 2002||The Others||Rosa María Sardà|
|17th Goya Awards||February 1, 2003||Mondays in the Sun||Alberto San Juan, Guillermo Toledo|
|18th Goya Awards||January 31, 2004||Take My Eyes||Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Diego Luna|
|19th Goya Awards||January 30, 2005||The Sea Inside||Antonio Resines, Maribel Verdú, Montserrat Caballé|
|20th Goya Awards||January 29, 2006||The Secret Life of Words||Concha Velasco, Antonio Resines|
|21st Goya Awards||January 28, 2007||Volver||José Corbacho|
|22nd Goya Awards||February 3, 2008||Solitary Fragments|
|23rd Goya Awards||February 1, 2009||Camino||Carmen Machi, Muchachada Nui|
|24th Goya Awards||February 14, 2010||Cell 211||Andreu Buenafuente|
|25th Goya Awards||February 13, 2011||Black Bread||Teatro Real, Madrid|
|26th Goya Awards||February 19, 2012||No Rest for the Wicked||Eva Hache|| Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid,|
|27th Goya Awards||February 17, 2013||Blancanieves||Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel, Madrid|
|28th Goya Awards||February 9, 2014||Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed||Manel Fuentes|
|29th Goya Awards||February 7, 2015||Marshland||Dani Rovira|
|30th Goya Awards||February 6, 2016||Truman|
|31st Goya Awards||February 4, 2017||The Fury of a Patient Man|
|32nd Goya Awards||February 3, 2018||The Bookshop||Joaquín Reyes, Ernesto Sevilla|
|33rd Goya Awards||February 2, 2019||Champions||Silvia Abril, Andreu Buenafuente||Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones FIBES Sevilla, Seville|
|34th Goya Awards||January 25, 2020||Pain and Glory||Palacio de Deportes José María Martín Carpena, Málaga|
|35th Goya Awards||March 6, 2021||TBD||Antonio Banderas, María Casado||Teatro del Soho CaixaBank, Málaga|
|36th Goya Awards||TBD, 2022||TBD||TBD||TBD, Valencia|
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The following is a list of films with ten or more nominations.
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