AMAZINE AWARDS 2023
International Short Film Competition, Amazine 2023
2nd Edition: Environment in Venezuela, crisis and solutions
After viewing and discussing the various projects submitted with the conditions and terms proposed by the organization of the international competition of short films and reports for the Venezuelan environment Amazine 2023, a process of evaluation of each of the proposals received was carried out and the jury unanimously agreed to award the AMAZINE 2023 prize to:
CAIMAN DEL ORINOCO. A LONG JOURNEY TO DENMARK by Diego Bilbao as it is an excellent report that shows the sustained efforts made in Venezuela to prevent the extinction of critically endangered species; in particular an emblematic species of the Venezuelan fauna such as the Orinoco Caiman.
The jury has also decided to award the following special mentions:
Special Mention to EL DUELO DEL AGUA by Rafael Hernández for its courageous portrayal of the terrible socio-environmental situation that Lake Maracaibo, located in Western Venezuela, is going through.
Special mention to the fiction short film SOBREPLASTIFICACIÓN directed by Pamela Paredes (Paraguay) for the poetic narrative and excellent cinematography with which she leads us to confront a problem that is currently causing so much damage in the world and in which we are all involved.
In Madrid, Spain on the 03rd day of November 2023.
Members of the Amazine 2023 Jury
President of the Jury
Alex Fergusson Laguna
This contest is organized by the Watunna Venezuela Association from Montpellier, France.