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  • HUGO KOBLET IS THE WINNER

    HUGO KOBLET IS THE WINNER

    The swiss production suiza HUGO KOBLET: PÉDALEUR DE CHARME, by DANIEL VON AARBURG is the winner of Àmfora Ciutat de Barcelona of the BCN Sports Film 2011, given by Museu Olímpic i de l’Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch

    The swiss production suiza HUGO KOBLET: PÉDALEUR DE CHARME, byDANIEL VON AARBURG is the winner of Àmfora Ciutat de Barcelona of the BCN Sports Film 2011, given by Museu Olímpic i de l’Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch

    Carme Mas, president of Federació Catalana de Ciclisme, on behalf of the winner film, took the prize from Maite Fandos, councillor at Ajuntament de Barcelona.

    The rest of the awards were:

    Special award from the jury to NOSTALGIA EN LA MESA 8 by the argentinian filmmaker ANDY MUSCHIETTI. The members of the jury Paloma del Río, director of sport contents at RTVE, Esther Calatayud, from the International channel ESPN  and Joaquin Marín, from Universidad de Comunicación de Sevilla gave the award to Andi Muschietti.

    Best catalan film PARAULES AL VOLTANT DEL MÓN by GUILLE CASCANTE and ALBERT BARGUÉS. Sussana Ribas assistant manager of cultur e at Fundació la Caixa, gave the award to GUILLE CASCANTE – filmmaker.

    Best spanish movie LA GRAN CARRERA, by KOTE CAMACHO. Ot Pi, ex campionship of Trialsin, gave the award to Iñako Gurrutxaga, in charge of contents at EITB 3 TV.

    Best documentary BREAKING THE ICE, by Noy, Teresa Agulló, member of the Organizer Commitee of the BCN Sports Film 2011, gave the prize to Aina Sabaté, representing the winner.

    Best movie on Olympics ROMA 1960, LA GRANDE OLIMPIADE, by MARINO BERTOLETTI and MAURIZIO MALABRUZZI, a RAI production, Alejandro Blanco, president of the Comité Olímpico Español, gave the award to Maurizio Malabruzzi.

    Best movie on adventure sports and mountain PIEDRA DE LUZ, by SEBASTIAN ALVARO. Ot Pi, ex World champion of Trialsin gave the prize to Sebastián Álvaro.

    Best movie on winter sports 11 DEGRÉES, a report directed by ANNA EWERT. Gabi Arranz, manager of Institut Barcelona Esport gave the award to EFTHYMIA ZYMVRAGAKI, on behalf of the greek fimmaker.

    Best movie on sports and solidarity The 16H MAN, by CLIFFORD BESTALL produced by ESPN. Paloma del Río, director of sport contents at RTVE gave the award to Ivan Cabrera, director of DOGVILLE 3D Film Festival.

    Best fiction movie (ex aequo) ) THE DIVINE TRANSITION, by Pelle Hybbinette (Sweden) and WATER LILIES IN BLOOM, d’EMIL STANG LUND, a Parabel Film production, from Norway. Juli Pernas, Director of Fundació Barcelona Olímpica gave the prize to Roberto Ceschina, in charge of  MEDIA  Program from the UE in Italy.

    Best shortfilm NOSTALGIA EN LA MESA 8 by the argentinian filmmaker ANDY MUSCHIETTI. Barbara Destefanis, director of Nikita Audiovisual Production gave the award to Andy Muschietti.

    Best animated movie, LE PETIT DRAGON, de BRUNO COLLET. Marco Sanz, representing Microgestió, gave the prize to Antoine Elizavé on behalf of the winner.

    Best children’s film ÁLEX ET LES FANTÔMES by Éric Warin a Cité Amérique del Québec/Canadá production. Jordi Pintó, director of external relations at El Corte Inglés, gave the prize to Clara Doucet, programmer at MECAL Barcelona.

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  • Working sessions at the BCN Sports Film have closed with the presentation of SPORTSFILM.TV

    Working sessions at the BCN Sports Film have closed with the presentation of SPORTSFILM.TV

    The workshop "private and public finance for the production of sports films" has had the representation of Teledeporte, TVE, EITB, ESPN, TV3, Telefónica and some producers.

    SPORTSFILM.TV is already working!!! A new platform serving producers, distributors and sport televisions. If you love sport, you can't miss this new tv platform where you can find all the productions you wish; surf, mountain, cycling, F1, martial arts, boxing, swiming, football, etc. You can't miss it!!

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  • The members of the BCN Sports Film Festival 2011 have met to deliberate

    The members of the BCN Sports Film Festival 2011 have met to deliberate

    Lluis Miñarro, producer, director and member of ACC; Paloma del Río, head of sport programs in TVE; Joaquín Marín, Professor at Universidad de Sevilla and Esther Calatayud, head of ESPN Classic Italia have met to choose the winners.

    11 awards, a special award from the jury and the winner of the 2nd edition of the BCN Sports Film Festival will be awarded tomorrow at the closing ceremony at the Museu Olímpic i de l'Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch starting at seven in the evening.

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  • Gabi Arranz, from Institut Barcelona Esports presented the cycle “Sport Stories” from the BCN Sports Film Festival.

    Gabi Arranz, from Institut Barcelona Esports presented the cycle “Sport Stories” from the BCN Sports Film Festival.

    Museu Olimpic i de l’Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch is the venue of the cycle “Sport Stories”, a space dedicated to all the reports and documentaries that give importance  to human and sport values above the competition.

    Barcelona is one of the most important cities with sport as a reference. The sporting events are an identity signo f the city and one of it’s main attraction. Events such as Marathon of Barcelona attract lots of foreign public who come to enjoy the city.

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  • INEF in Catalunya

    INEF in Catalunya

    The seminar, coordinated by Joaquín Marín Montí - professor of the Faculty of Communication at the Universidad of Sevilla- has been focused on students and professionals of the education in the boundaries of sport.

    The seminar, coordinated by Joaquín Marín Montí - professor of the Faculty of Communication at the Universidad of Sevilla- has been focused on students and professionals of the education in the boundaries of sport.

    Seven seminars have been developed:

    · Sport and athletes: two visions of the sport media. Gabriel Esparza, taekwondo Olympic, current physical trainer of the spanish team at Centre d'Alt Rendiment in Sant Cugat

    ·  Football: superheroes. Stereotypes of football players in the audiovisual production. Josep Maria Puig, editor in chief of football at TV3 and communication professor at the UAB.

    · Sport and social integration: The experience of the district of La Mina. "The mine of champions"Juan Carlos Ramos, ex athlete of the Spanish Grecoroman team, sports councilor in Sant Adrià and vice president of the Wrestling catalan federation.

    · Sports and education: culture, education and youth. Franco Bruno Ascani, President of the Fédération International de Cinéma et Télévision Sportifs.

    · Sport and mountain: a romantic vision of the tabloide images. Oriol Garcia Farré, film producer.

    · Games and movies: the sports film-theme forum in class. Carmen Oró Casanovas, coathour of the book " l'educació en valors a través de l'esport en el cinema"

    · Sport and animation: universal "languages". Chiara Magri, coordinator of the animation course at the National School of Cinema in Turin.

    · Sports and opinion: the role of physcial education, PE teacher and athletic coach in the audiovisual production: critical remarks. Enric M. Sebastiani, Professor at Blanquerna and Carlos González Arevalo, Professor at INEF Catalunya.

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