AIPS Sport Media Awards: Video Top 30

  • December 19, 2019


LAUSANNE, December 19, 2019 - The Video category proved once again the average increase in quality of the pieces submitted to the AIPS Sport Media Awards 2019. The brilliant impact of new entry "Short Feature" on the participating journalits confirmed our initial purpose to broaden the offer for videomakers.

Awaiting January 15th, the day when the three finalist will be revealed, AIPS is honored to announce the TOP 30 submissions in the video category in alphabetical order. In case of ties after the two voting sessions, the jury decided to keep alll the pieces of works in the competition.

Here the list:


Matthew Allen (USA), Birthright: becoming Toby Dawson - NBC Sports Group
Matthew Allen (USA), Drive like Andretti - NBC Sports Group
Joab James Apopo (Kenya), Beyond football - K24TV AFRICA
Alieu Ceesay (Gambia), Coach Bonu Johnson: a coach per excellence (QTV)
Ivo Costa (Portugal), Sea sound - Sport TV
Ekaterina Dolfin (Russia), Dmitry Pavlov, the bionic bodyguard - Match TV
Hassan El Basri (Morocco), The story of a hero flirting the ball despite his handicap - TÉLÉ MAROC
Claus Frederiksen (Denmark), The gold Jacket - From Struer to Hall of Fame - Nordisk Film Cinemas, TV 2 sport Denmark
Jessica López González (Colombia), Juan Scarpetta, beyond the limits - Telepacífico
Ricardo Henao (Colombia), Following in Rigo’s tyre tracks - RCN Television
Wenxiu Jia, Hongtao Liu, Boxuan Sun, Jing Zeng, Wei Xu (China), This is me - Tencent Sports
Michelle Katami Guda (Kenya), Benson Gicharu, the olympian boxer turned painter - BBC
Jayesh Km (India), IM Vijayan@50 - Mathrubhumi News
Jeff Kinyanjui (Kenya), Former Kenyan boxer Benson Gicharu turns into painting and coaching after retirement - Africa News
Jiahao Liu, Xueying Li (China), Brian Osser: “I felt the enthusiasm of Chinese players” -
Edin Mahmuljin (Croatia), Andrej Kramaric - HRT
Terrisa Mark (USA), Ato Boldon - TTT Limited
Luis Guillermo Montenegro (Colombia), Nenén, the Brazilian player who won more world cups than Pelé - El Espectador
Farhad Muhammad (Pakistan), 18 years old Qaiser Afridi continue his Judo practice in a conflict area Bara Khyber - Radio Mashaal Radio Free
Wanjiku Mwenda Mediamax (Kenya), The hero behind Eliud Kipchoge - K24 TV
Austin Okon-Akpan (Nigeria), Power of sports - Using canoeing, rowing to impact lives - Channels Television
Stuart Pollitt (United Kingdom), The making of Tommy Fleetwood - BBC
Mònica Santacruz (Colombia), Football, women and passion. Tribute to Leidy Asprilla - Canal Regional Telepacìfico
Gounou Ikilirou Séro (Benin), Diane Beldose l'Arc-en-Ciel of Parakou - ORTB        
Zabihullah Shahzaad (Afghanistan), Who is Rohullah Nikpa? A star was born in a war-torn country and became the legend of Afghanistan - Afghanistan Sports Journalists Federation    
Viktor Tihany (Hungary), Mum, The champion - MTVA
Jose Joaquin Torres (Mexico), “Mascara Genesis” Immigrant Mexican Wrestler in New York - NY1 Noticias
Ben Unger (Germany), Pelé from Neubrandenburg - NDR TV
Yiwei Wang (China), Guoliang's two battlefields: don’t be “just smart”, make people not waste their dreams - Tencent Sports          
Wasil Wesal (Afghanistan), He lost his eyes, but not his vision and goals - Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty, Radio Azadi


Camilo Antolini, Juan José Campanella (Argentina), The golden generation - Olympic Channel    
Benjamin Best (Germany), Trapped in Qatar -
Omar Boudi (Algeria), Documentary on youth and stadiums in Algeria - Ways of expression - Echorouk TV
Marcelo Courrege (Brazil), Djokovic and Valtinho: a winner in the “Favela” - TV Globo
Peter Dickson (Australia), 2 Nations, 1 Obsession -
Hui Fang (China), Chinese traditional sports project documentary series: martial arts in Emei -          
Mohammad Farahpour (Iran), I'm Roberto Baggio, From IRAN - IRIB Varzesh
John Felling (USA), 1968 Roundtable- NBC Sports Network
Dennis Freedman (Australia), Dennis Does Pakistan - Cricingif
Stan Grant (Australia), The Australian dream - Lorton Entertainment
Troels Henriksen (Denmark), FC Midtjylland: the rebellion from the moor - Discovery Network
Barys Hersten (Belarus), Cycle of documentary televisions about Olympic history - Belarusian Sports Journalists Association
Florina Ivanova (Bulgaria), Mission "Golden Girl" - bTV Media Group
André Keil (Germany), Kraftakt - NDR TV
Joanna Lester (United Kingdom), Power Meri (Powerful Women) - Media Stockad
Milagros Loayza Salazar (Peru), Football: My life, my passion - Mujeres Fútbol Club
Sandy Mair (United Kingdom), ‘Derby Days Superclásico - The biggest game of all time’- COPA90
Christoph Nahr (Germany), Biathlon - A German Tale - ARD
Édith-Giscard Nono (Cameroon), Algerian protests marred by drama in France - çameditsport
Inken Pallas (Germany) , Fast horses, wild times - SWR
Aljoscha Pause (Germany), Inside Borussia Dortmund - ARD-Das Erste
Benoit Pensivy (France), Home field advantage (3W - What a Wonderful World) - La Chaine L'Equipe
Stuart Pollitt (United Kingdom), The Kennedy who changed the world - BBC
Philipe Rabelo (Brazil), It's Tetra! - Imaginar Content
Juan Carlos Scelza (Uruguay), They made history - Vimeo
Kristiaan Schimmel (The Netherlands), Nii Lamptey: king of the dark - FOX Sports
Philipp Sohmer (Germany), Monetics instead of morals - as the FIFA boss sells football - ARD
Máté Szabó (Hungary), No Ball Games - An inside look at the European NBA match - Sport1
Jonathan Van Den Burg (The Netherlands), The mystery of the missing box - Andere Tijden Sport


Debola Adebanjo (Nigeria), Nigerian footballers: living in fear of kidnappers - BBC Sport Africa
Nahed Ali (Sudan), Amal - Blue Nile Channel
Joab James Apopo (Kenya), When hope is in short supply: children hang onto boxing for survival in slums - K24TV
Bazly Azmi (Malaysia), The curse of belly flop - Astro Arena
Giulia Bassi (Italy), Happy birthday Sic: dad Paolo tells about Marco Simoncelli - Primopiano,, Blitztv -
David Bertrand (Belgium), Armand Marchant - The revenant - RTBF
Andrew Binner (United Kingdom), Ramla Ali: the Somali boxer who escaped war to become a champion - Olympic Channel
Marissa Boyajian (USA), Hope: The Gabe Grunewald story - NBC Sports
Novella Calligaris (Italy), The magic of sport - Rainews24
Xiao Ceng (China), Female football players from Hainan become a symbol of the island - Tencent Sports
Marcelo Courrege (Brazil), Brazil 30 years after: Bebeto, Maracanã, Copa America, Uruguay, and one of the most remarkable goals of Brazil - TV Globo
Julio Arturo Couoh Amador (Mexico), San Felipe: history of the Baja California rowing program - Baja California Sports Program
Patrick Sung Cuadrado (Spain), In her shoes: A footballer's life - CNN International
Louise Ford (Australia), Australian Football League's Trent Dumont's mental health battles - Rainmaker, Crocmedia
Claus Hoefling (Germany), Liverpool FC - Nutrition on a "world-class" level -, ZDF
Bawuah Juliet (Ghana), In the fist of a young talent: the 'Mayweather' story - TV3 Network
Shafi Karimi (Afghanistan), Drop and ride, freestyle mountain biking in Afghanistan, Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty
Andrew Leibman (USA), Sign at all times: A film about Brian Estrada - Leibman Production
Minjun Lee (Republic of Korea), Show me the sports - Channel A
Maziyar Koopidar (Iran), Iranian girls outside stadium - Youtube
Firooz Mashoof (Afghanistan), For my brother - Faryad TV
Maher Mezahi (Algeria), How Algerian football fans helped topple a dictator - Copa 90
Elham Mohammadi Majd (Iran), The day the doors of Azadi were opened to women - Iran's sports champions and pioneers support credit fund notices station
Clifford Ndubi (Kenya), Scramming on the rocks - CapeMedia-TV47
Basile Roze (France), Legends live on: Matthias Steiner - Olympic Channel
Oluwagbenga Salu (Nigeria), Little heroes - Youtube
Pirmin Styrnol (Germany), Then, his life becomes easy - Special Olympics athlete Hartmut Freund - SWR Fernsehen
Zhe Sun (China), Eagle on tightrope - Xinhua News Agency
Franz Alexis Triviño Gómez (Colombia), We made it, son! - ESPN
Carlota Velasco (Spain), Running with the world's best long-distance athletes - Antena 3 Noticias
Diego Vivanco (Spain), Modern football - Sombrero
Qinou Wang (China), Invisible wings - Xinhua News Agency


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