Maria Teresa Samaranch member of patronage of Fundació Barcelona Olímpica, was the person who gave the Àmfora Ciutat de Barcelona to the best film in the 5th edition of the BCN Sports Film Festival to ‘CASCADA’, a documentary by Anson Fogel and Skip Armstrong, and a production by Shannon Ethridge. Collects the award Andrew Luwandaga, vicepresident of FICTS.
The special award of the jury – composed by Ana María Bordas –RTVE of Catalonia Director-; Meri Farnell – filmmaker -; Carlos Marañón –Cinemanía’s Director- and Javier Moracho –ex-athletic and sport journalist to Eurosport – was for the movie 9 METRES (Denmark), by Anders Walter. A production by Shannon Ethridge. Collects the award Karl Just.
Award for best production of Catalonia
IMPARABLES, by Daniel Jariod, (Catalonia). A production by Richard Calvani (Black Train Films). Josep Gimenez, president of Catalan federation of sports of people with physical incapacity gives the award to Daniel Jariod.
Award for best documentary production
STEPS – A JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE by Philipp Eyer and Stephan Hermann (Switzerland )A production by Ride Greener. Juli Pernas, director of the Fundació Barcelona Olímpica, gave the award to Marco Sanz, director of marketing of Microgestió.
Award for best fiction film
MATILDE, by Vito Palmieri (Italy). A production by Vito Palmieri, AGFA (Associazione Genitori Figli Audiolesi) and Maxman Coop.
Award for best fiction film (Ex-aequo)
30 MINUTES PAR JOUR, by Samuel Lampaert (Bèlgica). A production by Samuel Lampaert (VISU-I).
Barbara gave the awards to Claudia Bianconi, delegate of production of Maxman Coop and Vanessa Olmos producer of Aventura al Límite.
Award for best short film
ASCENSION, by Thomas Bourdis, Martin de Coudenhove, Caroline Domergue, Coli Laubry iand Florian Vecchione (France). A production by Isabelle Aubin (Supinfocom Arles). Angela Bosch teacher of ESCAC gave the award to Basilia Madrid and Abelardo Hernández of Overtime Films of Mexicali.
Award for best animated film
HASTA SANTIAGO, by Mauro Carraro (Switzerland and France). A production by Nicolas Burlet. Teresa Agulló a member of Barcelona Olympic Foundation gave the award to Emili Roig, the director of “Aventura al Límite”
Award for best film of Adventure Sports
ICE, by Barry Stevenson (United State). A production by Barry Stevenson (Outside Adventure Media). Julio Pernas, director of the Barcelona Olympic Foundation, gave the award to Esther Calatayud responsible of sales of DSI by Inverleigh.
Award for the best film about Solidarity and Sport
MEIN WEG NACH OLYMPIA, by Niko Von Glasow (Germany). A production by Ingo Fliess. Jordi Sans athletic director and public relations UFEC, gave the award to Laia Aubia, one representative from the distribution Paral·lel 40.
Award for the best Report
CALCIO STORICO, by David Airob and David Ramos (Catalonia). A production by David Airob and David Ramos. Encarnació Soler, Cinama Rescat president, gave the award to the director David Ramos.
Award FILMETS Badalona Film Festival for human values and Sports
NADADOR, by Dani de la Orden (Catalonia). A production by Lita Roig, Aintz Serra and Sergi Casamitjana (Escándalo Films SL). Joan Mitjans, community manager of Filmets Badalona gave the award to Dani de la Orden and Carles Cambres.
Eddie Vidal was the emcee of this 5th edition.