The two filmmakers have stated that they do not understand the criterion that has pushed the Film Academy to take such a decision. The issue has also generated controversy in the Internet forums. The Academy has banned children under 16 can win a Goya. The decision by the Film Academy of forbid that children under 16 years of age may opt for an award Goya has provoked the first reactions in the film world and the network. David Trueba movie director, in a few declaracione that collects, has accused the Academy of SIN’s tendency to paternalism with this measure.
Firstly, at Trueba would have liked that there had been more discussion about the issue, since it has no clear motives for this change in the Goya. And he has accused the Academy that, as it could not prevent another way that minors were voted, has opted to ban. Since we can’t change what people vote, we are going to organize the vote in a way that could not vote to children, he has played. Trueba him seems seems if someone working in one film, take the age that has, would be just as well or just as bad that wins a prize. However, he thinks that we should analyze what has happened to the children who won the Goya. Montxo Armendariz also spoke in the same terms.
Do during a digital encounter that has kept ElEconomista.es, director has insisted that it does not understand the criterion to exclude children: would solve doing that they only come to be part of the Academy from the 16?, wrote. Armendariz, say that it is made to not promoted competitiveness seems you hypocritical considering that society already is responsible for promoting this competitiveness by itself. The rest of filmmakers remain, for now, silence. The Academy has justified the ban arguing that children who won a Goya became active members of the Academy, which implies legal circumstances not payable to a minor and that it may cause to children under 16 years a series of external factors that determine your professional and personal development. Controversy in the decision of the Academy network has also been questioned in several Internet forums. In a survey published in the votes received during the Tuesday and Wednesday morning indicated that 82% of the participants considered as unfair. Isn’t it better to make a rule that says that if a child wins a Goya, inaccessible to be an active member of the Academy until he reaches the age of majority?, believed the wearer the cat with boots, thus rebutting one of the approaches of the Academy. For his part, yomismoconmigo was surprised that children are of age to work, but not for that recognize you the merits if they do well. Similar views abound on social networks like Twitter, where the label #goyaunder16 (Goya below 16, in English) has become trending topic, i.e. in one of the most cited issues of the day. Source of the news: David Trueba and Montxo Armendariz, against which children are not eligible for a Goya