POSTED: October 26th 2016

SPORTEL: Monaco 2016 Awards offered a star studded evening commemorating sports videos and literature

All Blacks legend Dan Carter and Canadian sprinter Donovan Bailey who presided over the Golden Podium Jury © SPORTEL
All Blacks legend Dan Carter and Canadian sprinter Donovan Bailey who presided over the Golden Podium Jury © SPORTEL

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) The most influential business convention for the sports marketing and media industry, SPORTELMonaco 2016 hosted the prestigious SPORTEL Awards Ceremony. The Ceremony recognizes the best international sports videos and illustrated books for their hard work.

The SPORTEL Awards scene with attendees from various backgrounds, which made for a great atmosphere. A total of 12 awards were given out during the ceremony.

Samson Chan and Philip Parrish (NBC Sports Group) was awarded the 'Best Slow Motion Prize' for "Neymar in Slow Motion from the XXXI Olympiad." The 'Best Promotion Program' went to RKCR/Y&R & BBC Sport for "Rio 2016 Olympic Game Trailer."

Furthermore, Jan Xavier Pacle (1507 Line Design) won the 'Discovery Prize' for "Call of the Road." Also, C. Cotentin, F. Duflos, M. Rivoine, and T. Payne (CANAL+) received the 'Innovation Prize' for "Invisible - Escrime." The 'Christina Blachas - Advertising Prize for "Baby Bay - Evian."

In addition, Hurricane Action Sports was awarded the 'Audience Prize' for "FISE World Denver 2016 Highlight." The Jury Prize was given to Jean-Jacques Amsellem (CANAL+) for "Tout en douceur." While the 'Peace and Sport Documentary Prize' went to Amber Fire (SOCDOC Studios LLC) for "Speed Sisters."

Moreover, Dougal Wilson (4Creative) received the 'International Olympic Committee Grand Prize' for "Yes I Can." The 'Monaco Olympic Committee's Sport Book Prize' went to Bod Martin for his book titled "1/1000th - The Sports Photography of Bod Martin." David Burnett's (Marabout) book titled "L'Homme Sans Gravite," was awarded the 'French National Olympic and Sports Committee's Sport Book Prize.'

Lastly, international rugby icon, Dan Carter was awarded the renowned 'Autobiography Prize' for his book titled Dan Carter: "The Autobiography of All Blacks Legend."

The ceremony took play on October 25, 2016. SPORTEL congratulates all the winners and looks forward to the next installment of the Awards Ceremony in 2017.

** MARISSA FLANDERS is a graduate of Saint Leo University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Business. She has over four years of writing experience and has a real passion for ice hockey following the Pittsburgh Penguins on her blog

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