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Special Report on ARTE: International Award Winners 1996-1997

Theme Programming/Topical Evenings...
November 1, 1997

Theme Programming/Topical Evenings

-Best TV program awarded by daily newspaper El Pais to Spanish channel La 2 (TVE) for retransmission of ARTE ‘topical’ evenings

-Silver Gentiane Award (Best Exploration Film) at the Mountain and Exploration Film Festival, Trento (Italy) to Au rythme de la terre from filmmakers Maurice and Katia Krafft

-Best Cinematography Award and Filmmaker Award at the Sundance Festival to Cutting Loose from filmmakers Susan Todd and Andrew Young

-Grand TV Drama Festival, Plovdic, Bulgaria to Nikolaikirche from filmmaker Frank Beyer

-Grand Prix, Artistic and Educational Film Festival to Opus: Les variatios Diabelli from filmmaker Pierre-Oscar Levy

-Special Jury Mention, Scoop and Journalism Festival, Angers, France to Force XXI from filmmakers Maurice Najman and Frederic Vassort

Documentaries

-Special Jury Mention, Lucarno Festival (Switzerland) to Tabu – Dernier Voyage from filmmaker Yves de Peretti

-Emmy Award for Faszination Leben: Unbekannte Welten from filmmakers Mikael Agaton and Lars Rengfelt

-Prix Europe for Death by Design from filmmakers J.F. Brunet and Peter Friedman

-Special Jury Mention, FIPA to Europe notre histoire, 1945-1955: une paix de charbon et d’acier from filmmaker Jean-Michel Meurice

-Adolf Grimme Award (Germany) to The Big Pink from filmmaker Kolin Schult

-Best Sports Program, Banff International Television Festival to Fausto Coppi from filmmakers Dominique Jameux and Christophe Rose.

International Prize of the Charter of the Mediterranean Basin, Palermo (Italy) to Vendette – Blutrache from filmmaker Jerzy Sladowski

ALSO IN THIS REPORT:

-ARTE: A Status Report

-ARTE: Historical Landmarks

-ARTE: Budget and Structure

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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