The sixth edition of the international event has awarded 14 prizes among the 31 finalist projects that participated in its 5 pitching categories.
The Conecta Fiction & Entertainment 2022 awards ceremony was held this afternoon, where the winners of the various awards given to the projects participating in the five pitching categories organised for this year’s edition were announced.
The categories are Copro Series (series and short form series), High-End Series (high-budget projects), Docudrama Series (dramatized documentaries), Feelgood Formats (original entertainment formats with a “feel good” component) and Pitch Clips(call by ALMA-Spanish scriptwriters guild).
The gala, held at 19:30 in the auditorium of the Palacio de Congresos El Greco in Toledo and hosted by the presenter Manuel Feijoo and the event director Géraldine Gonard, was preceded by the panel “Showrunners coming from Europe and America” with the participation of two key figures of the international audiovisual industry: the Spanish director Paco Cabezas and the British scriptwriter Ben Harris, with the moderation of Richard Middleton, renowned journalist and editor of the specialist British magazine TBI.
All the winners
HONORARY AWARD CONECTA F&E: José Velasco, Founder and President, iZen
RTVE AWARD, consisting of a project development contract: THE LAST WOLF / SPi & Caracol Studios (Portugal)
CASTILLA-LA MANCHA MEDIA AWARD, consisting of the recording of a promotional clip of the project and its promotion on Castilla La-Mancha TV: THE MOST SPECTACULAR ROBBERIES / Zona Mixta (Spain)
ACORDE AWARDS, consisting of both licenses for 2 projects to use its music library for their first season: FLOS MAR**E: FAKE OR NOT / CTV (Spain) and THE LAST WOLF / SPi & Caracol Studios (Portugal)
SPAIN FILM COMMISSION AWARD, consisting of €1,000 for the project that best showcases Spanish locations: THE DETOUR / iZen (Spain)
VIS STORYTELLERS AWARD, consisting of €10,000 for the best pitch: STATUS QUO / Né à Beyrouth Films (Lebanon)
ALMA AWARD, recognition for the best Pitch Clip by the ALMA guild: A WICKED LIFE by Leire Albinarrate
TRIODOS BANK AWARD, consisting of €3,000 to the Pitch Clip that best represents the value of creativity development promoted by Triodos Bank: A WICKED LIFE by Leire Albinarrate
BAM BOGOTÁ AWARD, consisting of an invitation to pitch at BAM Bogotá: THE INVISIBLE INK / Mutante Cine (Uruguay)
TV DRAMA VISION AWARD, consisting of an invitation to pitch at TV Drama Vision at the Göteborg Film Festival: ALCHEVSKY’S MYSTERY / LLC Ideas Bank (Ucrania)
WAWA AWARD, consisting of a membership and pitch at WBF: FROM 6 TO 8 PM / Fandango (Italy)
SANFIC INDUSTRIA AWARD, consisting of a fast track for the SANFIC Industria Series Lab: THE INVISIBLE INK / Mutante Cine (Uruguay)
LA MANCHA WINES AWARD, consisting of weight of the winner in wine: THE MOST SPECTACULAR ROBBERIES / Zona Mixta (Spain)
COCA-COLA AWARD, consisting of winner’s stature in Coca-Cola: WHO IS MY HUMAN? / Mediacrest Entertainment (Spain)
The 6th edition of Conecta Fiction & Entertainment has the support of the Government of Castilla-La Mancha, and the collaboration of Castilla-La Mancha Film Commission. Inside Content is in charge of designing and producing the event.