Rosa Mª Sardá and Tristán Ulloa, Aisge Award two Generations
They will receive it October 9th, at the SITGES 05 Opening Gala. Actress Rosa Mª Sardá and actor Tristán Ulloa will receive the Aisge Foundation Award to Two Generations, that this Foundation grants 'for the second year straight- to two outstanding figures in Spanish cinema: a well-known performer whose dedication to cinema, television and theater has gone on for decades and another artist, this time at the beginning of his of her career, with a promising future in movies. They will both be receiving this honorary award, granted by their trade co-workers, during the SITGES 05 - International Film Festival of Catalonia's Opening Gala. Actor Sergi Mateu, Vice-president and delegate for AISGE in Catalonia will be presenting this award at the ceremony.
Rosa Mª Sardá has been working since the 60's in numerous theater projects, television productions and more than forty feature films. She established herself as a great actress in the 80's working with outstanding directors like Berlanga, Ventura Pons, Fernando Colomo, Pedro Almodóvar, Fernando Trueba. Her popularity grew with the television show Ahí te quiero ver and her subsequent collaborations as mistress of ceremonies on television galas. During her entire career she has shown an interpretive mastery of the comedy and dramatic genres that backs up her excellent artistic curriculum and has brought her important acknowledgements. Winner of two Goyas for best supporting actress in Sin vergüenza and ¿Por qué le llaman amor cuando quieren decir sexo', she has also won the Silver Fotogramas, Max and Ercilla de Teatro awards for the best leading performer in Wit.
Tristán Ulloa is one of the young Spanish actors with the most adult career in Spanish cinema. This 35-year-old French-born performer has filmed 18 feature films, of which we could highlight Mensaka (Salvador García Ruiz, 1997), Volverás (Antonio Chavarrías, 2002), Lucía y el sexo (Julio Medem, 2000) or Diario de un skin (Jacobo Rispa, 2005), and he's even dared to tackle a short film, Ciclo, which he wrote, directed and produced. He just recently finished shooting Salvador, in Barcelona, where he plays Oriol Arau, defense attorney for Salvador Puig Antich.
Aisge Foundation, an institute collaborating with the Sitges Festival, was set up by AISGE (Artistas Intérpretes, Sociedad de Gestión ' Performing Artists, Management Society) for the development, among other objectives, of assisting and promotional activities in the interest of audiovisual performing artists: actors, dancers, dubbers and stage managers. And so, it provides economic aid and personalized attention for performers who need it; it encourages promotional and training activities for artists and develops activities for publicity, investigation and exchange of knowledge of the artistic profession and copyrights. Aisge Foundation also collaborates with film festivals, dance festivals, awards, courses, publications and many other activities related to the sector audiovisual. Its President is currently actress Pilar Bardem.