Goya Awards 36th edition – Nominees

Yesterday, Monday, November 29th, the nominations to the 36th edition of the Goya Awards, often called the Spanish “Oscars”, were announced. Organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain, they have the purpose of rewarding the best professionals in each of the different specialties of the sector, both technical and creative.


With 20 nominations, El buen patrón is the film with the most options, followed by Maixabel, with 14. Thus, El buen patrón becomes the most nominated film in the history of the Goya Awards, surpassing Días contados, which had 19 nominations.


Divided into a total of 28 categories, we can highlight the following:

Best original music/score:

  • Zeltia Montes – El buen patrón
  • Fatima Al Qadiri – La abuela
  • Alberto Iglesias – Maixabel
  • Arnau Bataller – Mediterráneo


Best original song:

  • «Burst Out» – Compositores: Àngel Leiro, Jean-Paul Dupeyron, Xavier Capellas para Álbum de posguerra
  • «Que me busquen por dentro» – Compositores: Antonio Orozco, Jordi Colell Pinillos para El cover
  • «Las leyes de la frontera» – Compositores: Alejandro García Rodríguez, Antonio Molinero León, Daniel Escortell Blandino, José Manuel Cabrera Escot, Miguel García Cantero para Las leyes de la frontera
  • «Te espera el mar» – Compositores: Maria José Llergo, para Mediterráneo


The complete list of nominees can be found at the following link:



The gala will be held on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Les Arts de València, where actor and director José Sacristán will receive the Honorary Goya. Before that, the traditional meeting of nominees will take place on December 16, 2021 in Madrid.