‘BOUNCE: How the ball taught the world to play’’ winner of the7th edition of the BCN Sport Film

May 7, 2016

Marta Carranza, President of the Fundació Barcelona Olímpica and Commissioner for Sports of the City Council of Barcelona was the person who gave the Àmfora Ciutat de Barcelona to the best film in the 7th edition of the BCN Sports Film Festival to ‘Bounce: How the ball taught the world to play’, a documentary by Jerome Thélia and produced by Anne Carkeet (Merge Group). ‘Bounce’ explores the origins of our favourite sports. The documentary spans languages and continents to show how the ball has gained importance in our lives and fuelled our passion for competition. Consul General of United States, Marcos Mandojana, has received the award.

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  • Premi Especial del Jurat: CHANGEOVER (Iran, 2014) Sergi Agusti, Daniel Arrébola, Miguel Angel C. Buttini i Sandrine Ferraro han donat el premi a Pablo Sancho, programador del MOST
  • Menció Especial del Jurat: JAI ALAI BLUES (País Basc, 2015) Sergi Agustí ha lliurat el guardó a Gorka Bilbao, director del documental
  • Premi a la millor producció Catalana: PANAROMA (Catalunya, 2015) Juli Pernas, director de la Fundació Barcelona Olímpica, ha lliurat el premi a Rubén Peris, en representació de Namuss Films.
  • Premi a la millor producció documental: THE CHAMPION (Estats Units, 2015) Barbara Destefanis, de Nikita Events, productora executiva del Festival, ha lliurat el premi a Vàngelis Villar responsable de gestió del Museu Olímpic.
  • Premi a la millor pel·lícula de ficció: DOMINGO (Mèxic, 2015) Alberto Aragón, responsable del Centre d’Estudis Olímpics de la Fundació Barcelona Olímpica, ha lliurat el premi a Cristina Rius, responsable de l’àrea de cinema de la Casa Amèrica Catalunya.
  • Premi al millor curtmetratge TARRAGONA 2017: MARATONDAGBOKEN (Noruega, 2015) Judith Rubinach, directora de patrocini i esdeveniments de Tarragona 2017, ha lliurat el premi a Daniel Horvath
  • Premi a la millor pel·lícula d'animació: ACCIDENT BLUNDERS AND CALAMITIES (Nova Zelanda, 2015) Raúl Vázquez, en representació de la Fundació Barcelona Olímpica ha lliurat el premi a Agustí Argelich, director del BCN Sports Film Festival
  • Premi a la millor pel·lícula sobre Esport i Solidaritat: LA ÚLTIMA VUELTA (Catalunya i Espanya, 2014) Laura Solis, 4a tinenta d’alcalde, Igualtat i Drets Socials,de Sant Boi, ha lliurat el premi al seu director Luis Mora.
  • Premi a la millor producció publicitària esportiva: DARKLIGHT (Estats Units, 2015) Ibone Lallana, responsable de comunicació de la Fundació Barcelona Olímpica i del BCN Sports Film Festival, ha entregat el premi a Azahara Moyano,membre del jurat de selecció del BCN Sports Film.
  • Franco Ascani, president de la FICTS i Marta Carranza, presidenta de la Fundació Barcelona Olímpica
  • Espartac Peran, periodista
  • Agustí Argelich, director del BCN Sports Film.

 The special award of the jury – Marta Clari, Manager of Institut Barcelona Esports de l’Ajuntament de Barcelona; Sergi Agustí, filmmaker, photographer and producer; Daniel Arrébola, journalist and film critic; Miguel Angel C. Buttini, director, screenwriter and producer; and Sandrine Ferraro, actress and creenwriter – was for the movie CHANGEOVER (Iran, 2014), directed and produced by Mehdi Alibeygi.

Received the award Pablo Sancho, Programmer of MOST (Festival Internacional de cinema del vi i cava de Vilafranca del Penedès) and President of Federació Catalana de Cineclubs.

This year the jury awarded a special mention to the movie JAI ALAI BLUES (País Vasco, 2015), by Gorka Bilbao. Berde Produkzioak production.

Sergi Agustí, gave the award to Gorka Bilbao, Director of the documentary.

Award for best production of Catalonia:

PANAROMA (Catalonia, 2015) by Jon Herranz. Produced by Gerard Peris (Namuss Films).

Juli Pernas, Director of Fundació Barcelona Olímpica, gave the award to Rubén Peris, in representation of Namuss Films.

Award for best documentary production

THE CHAMPION (United States, 2015). Directed and produced by Brett Garamella and Patrick McGowan (Hillside).

 Barbara Destefanis, of Nikita Events, gave the award to Vàngelis Villar, Management officer of Museu Olímpic.

Award for best fiction film:

DOMINGO (Mexico, 2015) by Raúl López Echeverría. A production by Jorge Díaz Sánchez (Kinesis Film House).

Alberto Aragón, responsible of Centre d’Estudis Olímpics of the Fundació Barcelona Olímpica, gave the award to Cristina Rius, person in charge of the Cinema Area in the Casa Amèrica Catalunya.

Award for best short film – TARRAGONA 2017:

MARATONDAGBOKEN (Norway, 2015) by Hanne Berkaak. Produced by Mikrofilm AS.

 Judith Rubinach, director of sponsorships and events Tarragona 2017, gave the award to Daniel Horvarth. 

Award for best animated film:

ACCIDENT BLUNDERS AND CALAMITIES (New Zealand, 2015) by James Cunningham. Produced by Media Design School.

 Juan Carlos Concha, Director of NON-STOP Barcelona Animació, gave the award to Sandrine Ferraro, Jury member, on behalf of the Film Director.

Award for best film of adventure sports – ÁLVARO BULTÓ:

CHASING NIÁGARA (Austria, United States, Mexico and Canada, 2015) by Rush Sturges. Produced by Red Bull Media House in collaboration with River Roots.

 Raúl Vázquez, on behalf of Fundació Barcelona Olímpica, gave the award to Agustí Argelich, Director of BCN Sports Film Festival and President of Catalunya Film Festivals.

Award for the best film about Solidarity and Sport:

LA ÚLTIMA VUELTA  (Catalonia and Spain, 2014) by Luis Mora Pizarro. Produced by Ghislain Barrois (Telecinco Cinema).

Laura Solis, representant of Sant Boi Council, gave the award to Luis Mora, the film director.

Award for the Best Sport Advertising:

DARKLIGHT (United States, 2015) by Mike Brown. Produced by Zac Ramras (Sweetgrass Productions).

Ibone Lallana, Media officer of Museu Olímpic i de l’Esport and BCN Sports Film Festival, gave the award to Azahara Moyano, actress.

Marta Carranza gave a Recognition to Marco Ascani, FICTS President.

 Espartac Peran was the master of ceremony in this 7th edition.

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