The international video competition dedicated to the sport of sailing announces a prestigious international jury for its second edition
Mirabaud Sailing Video Award presents its international jury
The international video competition dedicated to the sport of sailing announces a prestigious international jury for its second edition. Shirley Robertson, Daniel Smith, Dee Caffari, Nicolas Mirabaud, Alessandra Ghezzi and Georgie Corlett-Pitt will select the best sailing videos filmed in 2018.
June 20, 2018 - The Mirabaud Sailing Video Award announces the composition of its international jury:
Shirley Robertson, double Olympic champion and presenter of CNN’s Mainsail
Daniel Smith (UK), Communication & Digital Manager at World Sailing
Nicolas Mirabaud (SUI), Limited Partner and member of the Executive Committee of Mirabaud & Cie SA
Alessandra Ghezzi, media specialist and Communications Director of 11th Hour Racing
Dee Caffari (UK), skipper of the boat Turn the Tide on Plastic team involved in the Volvo Ocean Race
Georgie Corlett-Pitt, editor-in-chief of Yachts & Yachting magazine
The Mirabaud Sailing Video Award is the only event of its kind, designed to celebrate the best sailing videos produced each year and their authors. It is an annual competition for professional cameramen, directors, editors, TV production companies, as well as professional sailors who film their achievements during regattas.
"As the founding partner of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image photo competition, we are very pleased to have contributed last year to the launch of the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award", declares Nicolas Mirabaud, Limited Partner and member of the Executive Committee of Mirabaud & Cie SA. "This partnership allows us to add a cultural and artistic touch to the support we provide to exceptional regattas and sailors. We are very proud to encourage the production of quality videos, which contribute to the development and the visibility of this sport and its actors."
The winners of the second edition of the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award will be celebrated at the Yacht Racing Forum (Lorient (FRA), 22-23 October 2018) in front of the sports’ leading personalities from all over the world: race organisers, class representatives, yacht clubs, teams, sponsors, etc.
Submission of the videos:
The contest is officially open and videos can be submitted at any time, until September 24, 2018 at midnight GMT. The videos must have been filmed between November 1, 2017 and September 24, 2018. Parallel to the votes of the jury, the public will be called upon to vote from 28 September to 15 October 2018.
Detailed rules and conditions for participation are available here.
The 2017 videos are available online.
The winner of the main prize - the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award - will be chosen by the international jury. The Public Award will depend on the number of votes acquired by each video on the Internet. Finally, the Special Prize of the Jury will reward the best video made by a sailor, filmed entirely on board his sailboat. The winners will share a prize money of € 2'000.