It was a successful challenge for the connected edition of the Deauville Green Awards 2020.
The festival succeeded in offering a sequence of exchange and discovery essential to the profession and to the public, on June 17 and 18, with an online programme open to all. The goal was to promote audiovisual creation in order to initiate a large-scale mobilization through 3 highlights on the festival's TV set.
This first highlight of the 9th edition began with a masterclass on the importance of new stories with various representatives of responsible audiovisual, the world of cinema and audiovisual communication all committed to showing a desirable future on the screen: Nicolas Vanier (director), Christophe Sommet (Ushuaïa TV), Valérie Martin (ADEME), Luc Wise (The Good Company Agency).
Numerous citizen initiatives from the Make.org platform were then presented by its founder Axel Dauchez before going into the subject in greater depth with the sequence "2020-2050, the solution is us! "sequence presenting interviews with 5 experts: Jonathan Attias (Fertile Disobedience), Sauveur Fernandez (the Econovator), Antoine Cadi (CDC Biodiversity), Ludovic Bu (sustainable mobility consultant), Bertrand Maillot (Geosciences Laboratory Cergy Paris University) with in conclusion Laure Noualhat (co-director of the film Après-demain) in partnership with Cergy-Paris University. Together, they invited the participants to reflect on the world after tomorrow. More respectful of humans and ecosystems.
Four inspiring film projects were presented to a panel of broadcasters including Ushuaïa TV, a historical partner of the festival, ARTE, TV5 Monde, France Télévisions, Festival Atmosphères :
> Generation Earth presented by Laure Modesti - Jubin and Marie Dumont
> The Magical World of Moss with Jean-Philippe Teyssler and Bruno Victor-Pugebet
> Children of Water with Sylvain Grain and Joy Perroz
> The Landscape of Life with Sandor Poppinga
The hundred or so finalist films are divided into 3 competitions and 14 thematic categories. The films were awarded the Gold and Silver Green Awards, the Special Prizes and the 3 Grand Prizes rewarding excellence in audiovisual production and communication for sustainable development. Find the replay of the awards ceremony on our facebook.
The 3 Grand Prix:
Films accessible to all for one week to be viewed on our website.
SPOT Competition: Synadis – Le Vendeur produced and directed by Birth Productions for Synadis Bio, the spicy defender of the authenticity of organic specialty stores.
INFO Competition: The Flour Man produced by Fartura - Comidas do Brasil around the artisanal production of flour, a tradition of the Amazonian people. This film marks a breakthrough for Brazil in competition, a sign of the times.
DOCU competition: Il Faut Sauver les Alpes ! produced by La Jolie Prod for Ushuaïa TV, or the quest to find solutions to fight against climate change.
Finally, 8 Special Prizes:
> Aaqius awarded its special prize to 2052 Surfers de Conquistadors.
> The ADEME Special Prize was awarded to Génération Greta from Galaxie Presse.
> The Kapagama prize for "best music" was awarded to the film A Song for Love - An Ape with an App by Terra Mater Factual Studios GmbH.
> The Pollutec prize went to RES – Une Histoire d’Avenir.
> The TF1 Initiatives for Incendies géants enquête sur un nouveau fléau by Georama TV.
> The student prize of Cergy Paris University goes to Petits combats de la vie ordinaire de Eqla.
> The city of Deauville awarded its special prize to Demain, la série by Quentin Gerault.
> The Special Prize Un Écran Pour La Planète to the film Watt the fish produced by In Focus Prod.
Young Audiovisual Creators :
This year the festival honored the commitment of the younger generation with:
The audience award was presented to China - Climate Clip Award
The Jury Prize was awarded to BE WILD - die Normalität ist radikal
This year's finalists highlighted the ecological challenges and initiatives of our time. The jury watched hundreds of films from around the world.