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Nov 11, 2014

Barents Press International Board had a meeting in Saariselkä, Finland on 7-8 November. The main issues to discuss were Barents Press Russia activity after the founder and many years leader Elena Larionova’ going away and the coming Annual Conference – 2015.

Nov 10, 2014
22 October Rovaniemi (Finland) hosted a forum of Barents region mass media editors in the framework of Barents Mediasphere project. This was the second meeting in this format, and the first one was held a year ago in Kirkenes (Norway).
Nov 4, 2014

On November 27-29, 2014 in Murmansk will host the VII international festival The Northern Character. It is organized by TV company "TV-21"and Production Center "Northern Character" with the support of the Russian Ministry of culture, Government of Murmansk region, Norilsk Nickel company, the Administrative Board of Norrbotten (Sweden), the Barents Secretariat, the Center for journalism in the Nordic countries, Murmansk Union of journalists, Barents Press and others.

 

TV Festival Severny Character awards

Nov 20, 2010


Winners of the prizes of the third International festival of documentary films and television programs   are announced. Swedish filmmaker Gunilla Bresky got the Grand Prix of the festival for the second time. Among the winners BPI active members: Alexander Pivkin (Komi TV) and  Morten Ruud (NRK Finnmark-Troms).

 



Jury chairman Bernt Viklund gives the Grand Pix to Gunilla Bresky

“I was sitting quiet, thinking that it will not happen again”,-

said Gunilla Bresky getting the festival Grand Prix for the film Night Witches,  Red Lips, Luleå, cameraman - Hilde Korsaeth, sound producer - Mikael Brodin.

In 2009 Gunilla also got the  Grand Prix of TV Festival Severny Character for her documentary A Grey Blanket with Embroidered Flowers. This year her film was the only work which  got unanimous  approval of all eight  jury members from four countries.

The other winners in different categories you can find bellow.

Congratulations on behalf of Barents Press to all prize winners! See you on TV Festival Severny Character 2011.

Elena Larionova, BPI project coordinator

Pictures: Sari Pöyhönen and Arne Store

International jury

Television programmes

WINNER: A BUTTERFLY IN THE LAND OF WINTER, NRK sami radio, Nils Jon Porsanger

1:st Diploma

Komi Lapland, Komi Republic TV Channel, Alexander Pivkin

2:nd diploma

Confrontation of Toymichey,  TV Pomorye, Archangelsk, Svetlana Sinitsyna

3:rd diploma

Memory of the Heart, publishing house Monchegorsky Rabotchy, Murmansk Region, Larisa Alexeeva

Short reports

WINNER:

THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND OF KILDIN,  TV 21, Murmansk, Sergey Yudkov

1:st diploma

Kinerma, TV station NKM, Petrozavodk, Karelia, Ilona Rumayntseva

2:nd diploma

Under the Canopy of Trifon, TV Murman, Murmansk, Tatyana Nesterova

3:rd diploma

A Sea Captain and his Village, NRK Finnmark-Troms, Kirkenes, Morten Ruud

Cameraman - symbol of TV  the festival

Culture programmes

WINNER:

TO BUILD A MEMORIAL UPON ONESELF, David Kinsella, Nordland Film AB, Norway

1:st diploma

Forte Piano Forte

Knut-Erik Jensen, Nordkappfilm, Tromsø, Norway

2:nd diploma

The house 38 _70,TV 21, Murmansk, Rodion Severyanov,

3:rd diploma

Doing the Norway, Gru Elizabeth Mortensen, University of Tromsø, Norway

Youth programmes

WINNER:

STAR BOYS, director  i producer Outi Rousu Pereferia, cameramen Petri Heikkilä production OY, Helsinki, Finland

1:st diploma

Our morning,TV-21, Murmansk, Russia

2:nd diploma

Pet lover, NRK, Tromsø

3:rd diploma

Sami children’s TV, NRK Sami Radio, Norway

Short Fiction Film

WINNER:

RIDING HIGH, Opptur, Original Film AS, Norway. Director Kjetill Høgh, script Endre Lund Eriksen, Kjetill Høgh

1:st diploma

Sharing all,  Botnia Film Thom Palmen, Director and script writer Amanda Kernell, Sweden

2:nd diploma

Autumn Man,  Stockholm Bokomotiv Filmproduction, Stockholm, Sweden, Director and script writer Jonas Selberg Augusten

3:rd diploma

Wedding Caravan, TV Yamal Region, Director Zinaida Longortova, Russia

Documentary Film

WINNER:

REINDEERSPOTTING.

DIRECTOR: Joonas Neuvonen
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Bronson Club Oy
PRODUCERS: Jesse Fryckman and Oskari Huttu
SCREENWRITERS: Joonas Neuvonen and Sadri Cetinkaya

1:st diploma (Shared)

Exhailing Music,Trond Eliassen, News on request AS, Norway

And

How could she go on living as if it wasn’t there, Ingela Lekfalk, Lekfalk Production, Luleå, Sweden

3:rd diploma

Sweet Kisses from Mummy, Erkki Määttänen, producer: Pentti Väliahdet/YLE/TV1YLE Broadcasting Company, Finland

SPECIAL PRIZES

CAMERA

GÖRAN EMERIUS for ”IN THE LAND OF THE WHITE BLACK BEAR”

EDITING

DAVID KINSELLA  for the film ”TO BUILD A MEMORY UPON ONESELF”

GOOFY CREW

Special mention for creative and experimental film work.

DELICATE GENGRE

Special mention for sincere covering of  provincial life.

QIMMIT – A Clash of two truths

Special mention for investigative  Documentary

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