Festival Information

Mallorca Arts on Screen is the first international festival celebrating the “non dramatic film” content, also known as “ added”, “alternative” or “Event Cinema” content shown on screens made possible by the transition to digital exhibition.

MAS is a juried and public competition of the best operas, concerts, art exhibitions, dance performances, theatre programmes, and other special events that have been presented on screens worldwide during 2017 . The MAS jury will nominate the 4 best programs in each category. Nominated programs will be screened in theaters in Mallorca and the public will grade for the Audience Awards.

The winners of “MAS Best of Arts on Screen Awards”:


Teatro alla Scala, Milano. Rai Com


Le Corsaire, Bolshoi, Moscow. Pathé Live

MUSEUM: British Museum presents Hokusai


Comédie Française, Paris. Pathé Live

The MAS competition awards will recognize the Best Artist , Best Presenter and Best Programme in each category.

Arts on Screen Awards for the Best of 2017 following rigorous selection, evaluation grading process by cinemas in different European countries, followed by a Arts Industry Professional Jury and ending with the Audience of the Festival.

During the Festival , a number of special “Out of Competition “ screenings will provide a preview of new categories that may be added in future editions.

To celebrate the “ European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018” a special prize will be awarded to the work or the artist best representing the values of Europe and the richness and uniqueness of its cultural diversity.

Both in competition and out of competition works will be eligible for this award.



György Szakály studied at the Hungarian Dance Academy, from where he graduated in 1976. Than he obtained a one-year scholarship to the Vaganova Ballet Academy (that time Leningrad). He became member of the Hungarian State Opera/National Ballet in 1977. Besides guestperformances with the Hungarian National Ballet he was guest soloist of the Dortmund Opera from 1985 to 1988, and first soloist of the Bonn Opera between 1988-1991. After earlier teaching activities he returned to the Hungarian Dance Academy in 2003 where he is currently Professor. He was nomineted Rector during summer 2011, and his mandate has been prolongued till 2018. As guest teacher and jury member he is regularly invited by Japanese, Italian and Slovenian partners.

Johann von der Lancken

Johann von der Lancken manages the Oscars Theatre in Stockholm, and a theather production company Vicky Nöjesproduktion AB together with with Vicky von der Lancken. He has been working with theatre/musicals, music/shows, TV, commercials and Feature films since 1988 as everything from technician, assistant director, casting director, script writer, manager, director etc. to finally end up as a producer for the last 14 years. He has been active mostly in Sweden but also in the rest of Scandinavia, Spain, Austria, Canada and the US. He has worked on such blockbusters as Adam & Eve, Sword of Honour, Bombay Dreams, Arn – The night templar, My Fair Lady, Sugar, Rain Man etc. and he is now producing a new original musical based on the Oscar nomineated film As it is in Heaven at the Oscars theatre.

Catarina Molder

Catarina Molder is an opera singer, TV presenter and producer. She is currently producing and directing her own tv show Super Diva – opera for everyone for the main Portuguese public broadcaster, RTP, its 3rd season being the most successful Portuguese opera TV show (distributed worldwide by Unitel). She also created her own production company, based in Lisbon – Opera do Castelo.

Carles Molinet

Carles Molinet studied theater at the École International Jacques Lecoq of Paris and the École Philippe Gaulier of London. He has a postgraduate degree in management and cultural politics from the University of the Balearic Islands. He has taught theatre, interpretation and cultural management in several postgraduates and masters programs at the University of the Balearic Islands and the University of Barcelona. In 2005, he was commissioned to open the School of Dramatic Art of the Balearic Islands, ESADIB, and became its first director. Besides being an actor in the Iguana Theatre company, he has also been a partner since its foundation in 1985, and director of Teatre de Mar in Palma since its opening in 1993. Carles has been president of the Balearic Association of Theater Companies, Illescena, as well as board member at FAETEDA, State Federation Association of Dance and Theatre Companies.

Maria Luisa Buzzi

Journalist and dance critic, and since 2013 the Editor-in-Chief of the Italian leading dance magazine Danza&Danza, founded in Milan in 1986 and of the www.danzaedanzaweb.com. She founded the English edition Danza&Danza International in 2017. Former Lecturer for the Department of Choreographic Dramaturgy of the Catholic University of Brescia, she has worked as a journalist with the Italian Swiss Television (Young Dancers Eurovision), the monthly lifestyle magazine V&S, and the Tgcom. Author of essays and publications, she teaches History of dance in various Italian cultural institutions. She also draws evening programmes of many theaters and festivals. Since 2015 she is a member of the Scientific Committee for the show of the Emilia-Romagna Region.

Francisco Copado

Art Historian and Master in Management of Cultural Heritage and Museology. Manager Director of Miró Mallorca Foundation since February 2016, where, among others, Francisco has managed important exhibitions and art work loans nationally and internationally, curated and directed big art exhibitions such as “Miró never seen” and “Miró, wild spirit”. He has driven the renewal of brand, naming and website of the institution. He is now working on important projects, such as the maintenance and reinterpretation of Sert Workshop and the inventoried and cataloging of Son Boters graphites.

Fernando Sans Rivière

Historian, editor, music promoter, jury and opera critic. Director and founder of the magazine Ópera Actual from Barcelona since 1991. In 1998 he founded Lírica de Barcelona, an entity dedicated to presenting to Spanish audiences Spanish and Latin American singers such as Ainhoa Arteta, Isabel Rey, Carlos Álvarez and Juan Diego Flórez in various auditoriums in Barcelona. He participates regularly as a jury in various international singing competitions, in addition to being an opera critic in the newspaper La Razón since its creation in 1998 and having published numerous articles and reviews, as well as various fascicles and books on the lyrical genre (Salvat, Planeta, etc.). He has also held conferences, participated in university courses and curated various exhibitions on operatic themes.

There are three part to the grading process:

1. Select cinemas in different countries have been asked to grade the 3 best programs in each category shown at their location in 2017. The graded titles are cross referenced with the titles submitted.

2. The Jury of Arts Industry Professionals, listed below will grade the top titles resulting from the Cinema’s selections.

3. April 2-6: The 4 titles in each category with the highest average grade by the cinemas and the Jury will be shown at the Festival and graded by the Audience.

The title with the highest average in each category will win the “MAS Best of 2017 Award”.