Video Documentary - Longlist announcement

  • February 15, 2022

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LAUSANNE, February 15, 2022 - The AIPS Sport Media Awards are pleased to announce the longlist for the Video Documentary category.

The longlist represents the first judging stage and is based on the average ratings of the AIPS panel of specialists, the Executive Committee members and the members of the Jury.

Find out more about the judging stages here.

Here are the selected works, in alphabetical order of country:



Omar Boudi and Zoheir Boudi (Algeria), The drama of Algerian players and their disabled children - Echorouk TV

Scott Rollinson (Australia), Building titans - Fox Sports Australia / Channel 9 Australia

Heidi Iro (Austria), One extraordinary year - Red Bull TV

Thomas Schoeneich (Austria), Women's EHF Euro 2020. A championship like no other - European Handball Federation

Karoline Rath-Zobernig (Austria), Peter Schröcksnadel: An eventful life -

Dimitar Tasev (Bulgaria), Doping in deep water - bTV Media Group

Anson Henry (Canada), COVID 2020 (Part 2) The new normal | COVID 2020 - Part 1 - "Olympic Year" - Unconventional Entertainment Group YouTube

Nan Shen (China), 2020+1: Through Pandemic to Olympics - Xinhua News Agency

Felipe Antonio Zarruk Diazgranados (Colombia), October 11, 1981. October 11, 2021... 40 Years of a massacre - Canal TRO

Yodeni Masó Aguila (Cuba), Stars of a passion - Cubavisión Internacional

Matthieu Darnon (France), Backdraft - Canal +

Arnaud Bonnin (France), We need to talk - Canal +

Benoit Durand (France), Bodies and souls | Teddy Riner: The quest - France 2 TV

Benoit Pensivy (France), Heart-to-heart with Les Bleus - M6

Remi Vorano (France), The blows of life - Canal +

Baboucarr Sey (Gambia), The Gambia Football Federation and the missing $ millions from FIFA - Citizens Network Gambia YouTube

Christoph Nahr (Germany), Unified for gold: The German Biathlon Association - ARD

Sophie Schneider (Germany), The "Gorilla" gets off the bike - ARD / Norddeutscher Rundfunk

Eike Schulz (Germany), A Film about photos. Even in a pandemic: Without a foreground, no photo can be healthy – ZDF Sports

Tim Tonder (Germany), Malaika Mihambo: My long approach to gold - NDR/ARD German TV

Muftawu Nabila Abdulai (Ghana), Najat Lokko: Meet 11-year-old Ghanaian female boxer from Jamestown - Muftawu Nabila Abdulai YouTube

Sayon Kourouma (Guinea), Syli local, this bronze that is worth gold - CIS Médias

András Muhi Pires (Hungary), One for all - ATV

Viktor Tihany (Hungary), Running in her blood: The story of Lívia Gereben – MTVA  

Imad Al-rikabi (Iraq), Baghdad - Tokyo - Imad Al-rikabi YouTube

Mohaned Walied (Iraq), Steps of success - Mohaned Walied YouTube

Jonathan Taylor (Ireland), Mariah: A boxer's dream - Olympic Channel

Alessandro Cattaneo (Italy), The long wait: Road to Tokyo 2020 - Discovery+

Emanuele Corazzi (Italy), Sympathetic. EP1: The last of the romantics | Sympathetic. EP2: The last of the romantics - DAZN

Guido Foddis (Italy), Garibaldi: The eco tour of the two worlds -

Mohammad Ali (Jordan), ChexTadium: The lazy magician and Maradona's successor, Juan Rickmley - Aljazeera O2

Henry Opemi (Kenya), Sports legends - Standard Media Group / KTN Home

Moses Wakhisi (Kenya), The making of king David Rudisha (the master story of David rudisha) - Standard Media Group / KTN News

Samat Jumakadyr (Kyrgyzstan), Kokboru players - Samat Jumakadyr YouTube

Bouchaib Brhadda (Morocco), Sports is a right to everyone - Oumapress

Rayane Hatimi (Morocco), Couscous swell - Beach Ratz YouTube

Joao Chivale (Mozambique), Luis Miquissone from the origins to the success - Televisão de Moçambique

Diogo Oliveira (Portugal), Report TV “The Kabul Rescue” - SPORT TV Portugal

Vladimir Pajić (Serbia), The lessons of love - ArenaSport TV

Nataša Šević (Serbia), The first 20 years - ArenaSport TV

Rubén Daimiel (Spain), Luis Aragonés, the footprint of a wise man - Movistar+

Nuria Ruano (Spain), The invisible bond - Olympic Channel

Anton Kucher (Ukraine), "The special atmosphere" - Vimeo

David Harrison (UK), Al Jazeera Investigations: The men who sell football - Al Jazeera

Christina Macfarlane (UK), Running as equals: The elite athletes fighting for acceptance - CNN International / CNN Sport

Theo Lee Ray (UK), Standing firm: Football's Windrush story - BT Sport

Cole Sax (USA), World Debut: From outsiders to the Olympic Games - Olympic Channel

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT - Now, the EC members will narrow the longlists into a shortlist of candidates to be presented to the Jury members, who will conduct the three remaining voting stages.

The final ceremony will take place in May in Europe, date and location are still to be confirmed following the evolution of the pandemic.

To know more about the judging method and the AIPS Sport Media Awards 2021, click here

Stay tuned for the rest of the longlists!


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