AIPS Sport Media Awards 2021 category presentation: Video Short Feature

  • June 25, 2021

AIPS Media

LAUSANNE, June 25, 2021 – AIPS is inviting all professional sport journalists involved in video production – cameraman, producer, director, etc., to take part in the fourth edition of the AIPS Sport Media Awards in the Athlete Profile, Documentary and/or the Short Feature categories.


For Short Feature, an applicant is expected to submit “a video shorter than 10 minutes in length on any sporting subject with strong storytelling, innovative filming and journalistic relevance.


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Participation is free and each person can submit a maximum of two submissions published between November 10, 2020 and October 4, 2021, in any language, for a chance to win 8,000 US Dollars for the first place, 3,000 US Dollars for the second place and 2,000 US Dollars for the third place.


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The short feature “Ines Ibbou's open letter to Dominic Thiem” by Hassen Guedioura (France) came first in the last edition of the Awards. Algerian tennis player Ines Ibbou pours her heart out in an emotional video addressed to World No. 3 Dominic Thiem for his opposition to a coronavirus relief fund proposed to support lowly-ranked players like her who are struggling financially. The 21-year-old narrates the difficulties she has had to endure and sacrifices she has had to make so far in her career, in a bid to make the Austrian understand the stark difference between his “magical world” and her reality of surviving in a country that lacked even basic infrastructure for the sport. “Just a reminder, it's not because of your money that we survived until now. And nobody requested to you anything. The initiative went from generous players who showed instant compassion with a classy touch,” she tells Thiem.


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