Insularia Islas en Red


To listen to the largest animal in the world, one has to be silent.

DIRECTION & SCREENPLAY Neus Ballús PRODUCTION COMPANY Distinto Films, El Kinògraf PRODUCTION Miriam Porté, Neus Ballús CINEMATOGRAPHY Anna Molins EDITING Neus Ballús, Tomás Longato SOUND Amanda Villavieja, Aroa Munuera, Albert Manera MUSIC René-Marc Bini ART Blai Carriet CAST Mar Salvador


IDFA – International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam | Netherlands, Nov 2023

Festival Internacional de Cine de Xixón/Gijón | Spain, Nov 2023  Best Short Film

Premios Goya – Academia de Cine | Spain, Feb 2024  Nominated for Best Documentary Short Film

ZINEBI – Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films | Spain, Nov 2023

Premis Gaudí | Spain, Feb 2024  Nominated for Best Documentary Short Film

Les Arcs European Film Festival | France, Dec 2023

IBIZA CINEFEST – Ibiza Independent Film Festival | Spain, Feb 2024

Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo | Spain, Feb 2024

SKYLINE – Benidorm Film Festival | Spain, Apr 2024  Best Documentary

CortoGijón – Festival Nacional de Cortometrajes de Gijón | Spain, May 2024

Neus Ballús

Screenwriter and film director. Her first feature film LA PLAGA (2013) premiered in the Forum Section of the 63rd Berlinale and was nominated for the European Film Awards as well as the European Parliament’s LUX Prize. Her second film EL VIAJE DE MARTA (Staff Only, 2019) premiered at the Berlinale in the Panorama section. Her latest film SIS DIES CORRENTS (Six Current Days, 2021) won the Best Performance Award in the Official Section of Locarno, and the Silver Spike and the Audience Award at SEMINCI (Valladolid).