Video Documentary – Shortlist announcement

  • March 28, 2022

AIPS Media

LAUSANNE, March 28, 2022 - The AIPS Sport Media Awards are pleased to announce the shortlist for the Video Documentary category.

The shortlist represents the second judging stage and is based on the most selected works performed by the AIPS Executive Committee members.

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 -

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

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

Matthieu Darnon (France), Backdraft - Canal +

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 - DAZN

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

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

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

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 – The three remaining voting stages will be conducted by the Jury - 12 respected members from the sport media industry representing the five continents. They will first select the top 10 (finalists) and then the top 3 (podium nominees)

The final ceremony will take place in May in Europe, date and location 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 shortlists!


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