Monday, June 5, 2017

Nominations for 4th Annual Premios Platino 2017 in Beverly Hills

Nominations for 4th Annual Premios Platino
of Iberoamerican Cinema were announced in Beverly Hills, May 31st. The Award ceremony will be held, July 22nd in Madrid, and broadcasted by TNT.

By Karen Ostlund

Nominations for 4th Annual Premios Platino, May 31st at Beverly Hilton Hotel 10AM
 Beverly Hills, May 31st, 2017. –
(photo left) Actors Angie Cepeda, Edward James Olmos, Kate del Castillo and Miguel Ángel Silvestre announced the nominations for the 15 categories of the 4th Annual Platino Awards of Iberoamerican Cinema in a press conference at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Speaker Gonzalo Elvira from FIPCA

Actor Edward James Olmos arrived May 31st for 4th Annual Premios Platino
The 4th Annual Premios Platino has set up a new record with 847 qualifiying films.
The 7 movies with the most nominations participated in many prestigious film festivals, such as Venice Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Mar del Plata and San Sebastian, which shows the great status of Iberoamerican Cinema.

 The Premios PLATINO of Iberoamerican Cinema have, after only four years, has become the most important global event for the Iberoamerican film industry by serving as its key international platform.

 The Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, July 22nd  at La Caja Magica in Madrid and will be broadcast by TNT in LatinAmerica, and by many major national TV channels around the globe.
 The winner of each category will be chosen by an international jury consisting of over 700 creatives who have participated in the previous Premios Platinos.The Awards ceremony is produced thanks to the support to the Ayuntamiento de Madrid.
James E .Olmos, Kate Del Castillo, Juan Carlos Arciniegas, Angie Cepeda, M.Silvestre
The nominees in the category of Best Iberoamerican Feature Film are Aquarius (Dona Clara), by Kleber Mendonça Filho (Brazil); El Ciudadano Ilustre, by Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn (Argentina, Spain); El Hombre de las mil caras, by Alberto Rodríguez (Spain); Julieta, by Pedro Almodóvar (Spain) and Neruda, by Pablo Larraín (Chile, Argentina, Spain, France, USA).
 The movies with the most nominations are: Un monstruo viene a verme, by Juan Antonio Bayona with 7 nominations, and Neruda by Pablo Larrain with 5 nominations. Furthermore; Desde allá by LOranzo Vigas, El ciudadano ilustre by Gaston Duprat, El hombre de las mil caras by Alberto Rodriguez, Julieta by Pedro Almodovar, and La delgada línea amarilla by Celso Garcia with 4 nominations each.
Alfredo Castro, Angie Cepeda, Damián Alcázar, Eduard Fernández, Emma Suárez, Juana Acosta, Luis Gnecco, Natalia Oreiro, Óscar Martínez and Sonia Braga are nominees for Best Actor and Best Actress.

The nominees for Best Director are Gastón Duprat and Mariano Cohn for El Cuidadano Ilustre, Juan Antonio Bayona for Un monstruo viene a verme, Kleber Mendonça Filho for Aquarius, Pablo Larraín, for Neruda and Pedro Almodóvar for Julieta.

The nominees for Best Screenplay are Alberto Rodríguez and Rafael Cobos for El hombre de las mil caras, Alejandro Brugues, Pierre Edelman and Pavel Giroud for El acompañante, Andrés Duprat for El Ciudadano Ilustre, Celso García for La delgada línea amarilla and Guillermo Calderón for Neruda.

The nominees for Best Actress are Angie Cepeda for La semilla del silencio, Emma Suárez for Julieta, Juana Acosta for Anna, Natalia Oreiro for Gilda, no me arrepiento de este amor and the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Platino Award Honoree, Sonia Braga, for Aquarius. 

The nominees for Best Actor are Alfredo Castro for Desde allá, Damián Alcázar for La delgada línea amarilla, Eduard Fernández for El hombre de las mil caras, Luis Gnecco, for Neruda and Óscar Martínez for El Ciudadano Ilustre.

The nominees for Best Animated Film are Bruxarias, by Virginia Curia (Brazil, Spain); La Leyenda del Chupacabras, by Alberto Rodríguez (Mexico, Spain); Ozzy, by Alberto Rodríguez Rodríguez (Spain); Psiconautas, Los niños olvidados, by Alberto Vázquez, Pedro Rivero (Spain) and Teresa y Tim, by Agurtzane Intxaurraga (Spain).

 The nominees for Best Documentary are: Nacido en Siria, by Hernán Zin (Spain); Atrapados en Japón, by Vivienne Barry (Chile); Cinema Novo, by Eryk Rocha (Brazil); Frágil Equilibrio, by Guillermo García López (Spain) and Todo Comenzó por el Fin, by Luis Ospina (Colombia).

The Best Iberoamerican Debut Film nominees are Desde Allá, by Lorenzo Vigas (Venezuela, Mexico); La Delgada Línea Amarilla, by Celso García (Mexico); Rara, by Pepa San Martín (Chile, Argentina); Tarde para la Ira, by Raúl Arévalo (Spain) and Viejo Calavera, by Kiro Russo (Bolivia).

The Educational Values in Films Award category which is bestowed in collaboration with the Foundation for Aid against Drug Addiction, FAD has the following nominees: El Acompañante, by Pavel Giroud (Cuba, Colombia, Panama, Venezuela), Esteban, by Jonal Cosculluela (Cuba, Spain), El Jeremías, by Anwar Safa (Mexico), Rara, by Pepa San Martín (Chile, Argentina) and Un monstruo viene a verme, by Juan Antonio Bayona (Spain).

This year 2017, the Premios Platino have a new category: Best Iberoamerican Mini-Series or TV Show and the nominees are Bala Loca, by Gabriel Díaz, Oscar Godoy (Chile); Cuatro Estaciones en La Habana, by Félix Viscarret (Cuba, Spain); El Marginal, by Luis Ortega, Mariano Ardanaz, Javier Pérez, Alejandro Ciancio (Argentina); El Ministerio del Tiempo, by Marc Vigil, Abigail Schaaff, Jorge Dorado, Paco Plaza, Javier Ruiz Caldera (Spain); La Niña, by Rodrigo Triana, Camilo Vega (Colombia) and Velvet, by David Pinillos and Manuel Gómez Pereira (Spain).

During the 31st of May press conference, AFI FEST presented by Audi, the international film festival of the American Film Institute received a Premio Platino for their contribution to Iberoamerican Cinema. Jacqueline Lyanga, Director of AFI FEST was honored to receive this prestigious Award.

“AFI FEST is honored to be receiving a Premio Platino award from EGEDA this year recognizing our continued support of IberoAmerican cinema”, said Jacqueline Lyanga, Director, AFI FEST. "Over the past thirty years, AFI FEST has presented numerous Iberoamerican films in Los Angeles and during this time we have seen incredible growth in this cinema's influence and audience in the United States."

AFI FEST presented by Audi is the American Film Institute's annual celebration of international cinema from modern masters, auteurs and emerging filmmakers. It takes place each fall in Los Angeles, CA, as awards season begins in the heart of Hollywood and features nightly red-carpet galas, special screenings, conversations and tributes. AFI FEST remains the first and only festival of its stature that is free to the public, offering the best of current cinema in Hollywood. It is Los Angeles' longest-running international film festival and a showcase for the best films of the year, among them many movies from Iberoamerica.

EGEDA US has been a community supporter and collaborator of AFI FEST for many years and acknowledges the great platform that AFI FEST is for many Iberoamerican filmmakers.

Juan Carlos Arciniegas, Ambassador of Premios Platino, Elvi Cano and Raul Vazquez both from Premios Platino and Gonzalo Elvira (FIPCA), underlined the importance of the Platinos as the highest profile event for cinema in Spanish and Portuguese languages, having generated a lot of media and public attention worldwide during their past award galas.  Further testimony to the importance of the Platinos was the presence of prolific and well known figures in the audio-visual and cinematic arts in Iberoamerica during the nomination event such as Mimi Lazo, Patricia de Leon, Javier Fuentes Leon, Celines Toribio, Luis Fernandez, Alec Whaite, Patricia Maya, Reynaldo Pacheco, Emilio Kauderer, Lorena Bernal, Carla Ortiz and Jazz Vila.

The previous Awards ceremonies in Panama, Marbella and Punta del Este, welcomed Iberoamerican stars such as Antonio Banderas, Sonia Braga, Eugenio Derbez, Leandra Leal, Ricardo Darín, Angie Cepeda, Guillermo Francella, Dolores Fonzi, Edward James Olmos, Rita Moreno, Javier Cámara, Adriana Barraza and Joaquim de Almeida. The last was broadcasted by 17 TV channels in 5 continents.

Premios Platino of Iberoamerican Cinema is organized by EGEDA (Spain´s producers rights collection society), with FIPCA (the Ibero-American Federation of Film and Audiovisual Producers) and with the support of The Academies of Motion Picture of Iberoamerica and the Institutes of Iberoamerican cinema, Latin Artist  and Fundación AISGE. Since 2014 they are working together to create an international platform that will make Iberoamerican cinema get the results in the box office that it deserves.

 Full list of all nominees in each category:
Best Iberoamerican Feature Film

Aquarius (Dona Clara), de Kleber Mendonça Filho. Globo Filmes. Videofilmes. Sbs Productions Cinemascopio (Brasil)
El Ciudadano Ilustre, de Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn. A Contracorriente Films, S.L. Television Abierta. Magma Cine. Arco Libre (Argentina, España)
El Hombre de las mil caras, de Alberto Rodríguez Atresmedia Cine, S. L. Zeta Audiovisual, S.A. Atipica Films, S.L. Sacromonte Films S.L. El espía de las mil caras AIE. DTS Distribuidora de Televisión Digital (España)
Julieta, de Pedro Almodóvar. El Deseo D.A. S.L.U. (España)
Neruda, de Pablo Larraín. Funny Balloons. Fabula Producciones. Setembro Cine, S.L. Az Films. Willies Movies, A. I. E. (Chile, Argentina, España, Francia, EEUU)

 Best Director

Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn, por El Cuidadano Ilustre
Juan Antonio Bayona, por Un monstruo viene a verme
Kleber Mendonça Filho, por Aquarius
Pablo Larraín, por Neruda
Pedro Almodóvar, por Julieta

Best Actor

Alfredo Castro, por Desde allá
Damián Alcázar, por La delgada línea amarilla
Eduard Fernández, por El hombre de las mil caras
Luis Gnecco, por Neruda
Óscar Martínez, por El Ciudadano Ilustre

Best Actress

Angie Cepeda, por La semilla del silencio
Emma Suárez, por Julieta
Juana Acosta, por Anna
Natalia Oreiro, por Gilda, no me arrepiento de este amor
Sonia Braga, por Aquarius

Best Original Score

Alberto Iglesias, por Julieta
Chucho Valdés, por Esteban
Federico Jusid, por Neruda
Fernando Velázquez, por Un monstruo viene a verme
Mariano Loiácono, por La luz incidente

Best Animated Film

Bruxarias, de Virginia Curia. Agallas Films, S.L. Arrayas Producciones S.L. Otto Desenhos Animados (España, Brasil)
La Leyenda del Chupacabras, de Alberto Rodríguez. Anima Estudios (México)
Ozzy, de Alberto Rodríguez Rodríguez. Arcadia Motion Pictures, S.L. Capitan Araña, S.L. Pachacamac Films A.I.E. Bd Animation (España)
Psiconautas, Los niños olvidados, de Alberto Vázquez, Pedro Rivero Basque Film Services, S.L. Abrakam Estudio. Zircozine, S.L. La Competencia (España)
Teresa y Tim, de Agurtzane Intxaurraga. Dibulitoon Studio, S.L. Euskal Telebista Television Vasca S.A. (España)

Best Documentary

2016. Nacido en Siria, de Hernán Zin. La Claqueta PC, S.L. Final Cut For Real. Contramedia Films (España)
Atrapados en Japón, de Vivienne Barry. Vivienne Barry Animación y Producciones Audiovisuales E.I.R (Chile)
Cinema Novo, de Eryk Rocha. Coqueirao Pictures (Brasil)
Frágil Equilibrio, de Guillermo García López. Sintagma Films, S.L. (España)
Todo Comenzó por el Fin, de Luis Ospina. Luis Ospina. Burning Blue (Colombia)

Best Screenplay

Alberto Rodríguez, Rafael Cobos; por El hombre de las mil caras
Alejandro Brugues, Pierre Edelman, Pavel Giroud; por El acompañante
Andrés Duprat, por El Ciudadano Ilustre
Celso García, por La delgada línea amarilla
Guillermo Calderón, por Neruda

Best Iberoamerican Debut Film

Desde Allá, de Lorenzo Vigas. Malandro Films. Lucia Films. Factor Rh Producciones (Venezuela, México)
La Delgada Línea Amarilla, de Celso García. Estudios Churubusco Azteca, S.A. Springall Pictures. Corazon Films. (México)
Rara, de Pepa San Martín. Le Tiro Cine. Manufactura De Películas (Chile, Argentina)
Tarde para la Ira, de Raúl Arévalo. La Canica Films, S.L.U. Agosto La Película, A.I.E. (España)
Viejo Calavera, de Kiro Russo. Socavón Cine. (Bolivia)

Best Film Editing

Alberto del Campo, Fernando Franco, por Que dios nos perdone
Bernat Vilaplana, Jaume Martí, por Un monstruo viene a verme
Isabela Monteiro de Castro, por Desde allá
Jorge Arturo García, por La delgada línea amarilla
Jorge García, por Sin muertos no hay Carnaval

Best Art Direction

Ailí Chen, por La luz incidente
Eugenio Caballero, por Un monstruo viene a verme
Juan Pedro de Gaspar, por La Reina de España
Nuno Gabriel de Mello, por Cartas da guerra
Sebastián Vogler, por La muerte de Louis XIV

Best Cinemathography

Carolina Costa, por Las elegidas
Diego García, por Boi Neon
Guillermo Nieto, por La luz incidente
João Ribeiro, por Cartas da guerra
Óscar Faura, por Un monstruo viene a verme

Best Sound Editing

Daniel de Zayas, César Molina, José Antonio Manovel; por El hombre de las mil caras
Peter Glossop, Oriol Tarragó, Marc Orts, por Un monstruo viene a verme
Ricardo Leal, Tiago Matos, por Cartas da guerra
Sergio Díaz, de Desierto
Waldir Xavier, por Desde allá

Best Educational Values in a Feature Film

El Acompañante, de Pavel Giroud Tu Vas Voir Productions, Nativa Pro Cinematográfica, Igolai Producciones, Lía Rodríguez & Antonio López, Areté Audiovisual S.A.  (Cuba, Colombia, Panamá, Venezuela)
Esteban, de Jonal Cosculluela. Mediaproduccion, S.L. RTV Comercial. Casa Discográfica Colibrí (Cuba, España)

El Jeremías, de Anwar Safa. Alebrije Cine Y Video. Terregal Films (México)
Rara, de Pepa San Martín (Chile, Argentina)
Un monstruo viene a verme, de Juan Antonio Bayona (España)

Best Mini-Series or TV Show
 Bala Loca, de Gabriel Díaz, Oscar Godoy. Filmosonido (Chile)
Cuatro Estaciones En La Habana, de Félix Viscarret. Tornasol Films, Hernández & Fernández Pc, Mistery Producciones Aie, ICAIC. (Cuba, España)
El Marginal, de Luis Ortega, Mariano Ardanaz, Javier Pérez, Alejandro Ciancio. Underground Producciones SA. (Argentina)
El Ministerio del Tiempo, de Marc Vigil, Abigail Schaaff, Jorge Dorado, Paco Plaza, Javier Ruiz Caldera. RTVE, Onza Entertainment, Cliffhanger TV (España)
La Niña, de Rodrigo Triana, Camilo Vega. CMO Producciones. (Colombia)
Velvet, de David Pinillos y Manuel Gómez Pereira. Bambú Producciones (España)
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