Created in 1991 and supported by the International Olympic Committee and the French National Olympic and Sports Committee, the Golden Podium Competition rewards sports directors worldwide.
This competition highlights the best sports video sequences of the year, those who capture best the beauty of sports through emotion and creativity.
"Turkey Backflip Pigeon", Bjoern Miniers, Red Bull Media House (Austria)
Rewards the best sport slow motion, highlighting the emotion of the moment.
FNOSC Prize - 3,500 € granted to the winning director.
"En 8 Majeur", Stéphane Le Goff, Canal Plus (France)
Rewards the originality displayed to promote a program or a sport show.
"Cameramen - Le Meilleur du Foot", Bart Timmer, Canal Plus (France)
Rewards the inventiveness displayed to announce major sport event.
"Ref Cam", Gary Burns, Fox Sports Australia (Australia)
Rewards a sequence that makes the headlines and shows an outstanding innovation in its production, image, format, or other.
Puressentiel Prize - 2,000 € granted to the winning director
"Jordan Respect", Matt Aselton, W & Ken New-York (USA)
Rewards the creativity of an advertising film whose scenario involves sport.
"World Relay 2014 USA", Ted Ayling, IAAF (Monaco)
Rewards the sequence that best conveys the Olympic values advocated by the IOC.
IOC Prize - 3,500 € granted to the winning director.
"Slowmo Ski 1", Mathias Lopez, Vecom Video (France)
Rewards the best sequence voted online by L'Equipe.fr website users.
"Elevation", Cédric Klapisch, Canal Plus (France)
Rewards the sport sequence which marked most the year 2014, a strong image which will remain unforgettable.
Lacoste Prize - 2,000 € granted to the winning director.
"Usain Bolt : L'Homme Le Plus Rapide", Gaël Leiblang, Eléphant & Cie (France)
For this special edition of the 25th anniversary os SPORTEL, our loyal partners, the International Olympic Committee and the French National Olympic Committee, as also Lacoste and Puressentiel have rewarded the laureates including prizes money.
Musics provided by Audio Network.
The winners have been invited in Monaco to receive their prize on stage during the Golden Podium Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 8 october, in the presence of many sport stars and olympic champions.
The Jury has also awarded the winners with a unique trophy, created by the Artist Raymond Moretti.
The winners have been contacted on the day of deliberations and invited to come to Monaco to receive their prizes during the Golden Podium Ceremony, on October 8 at 7:30pm.
The Jury of the Golden Podium Awards, composed of key figures of sports and media, Stephen Frears, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Emanuele Pirro and Wanderlei Silva, has met on 7 and 8 October during SPORTELMonaco 2014 to view the sequences and select the winning sports images of 2014.
Overview of the 2014 Golden Podium Awards Ceremony
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