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Mirabaud Sailing Video Award - Time to submit your videos!

by Mirabaud Sailing Video Award 25 Aug 2018 03:51 PDT
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The second edition of the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award is underway and it is time to prepare your best sailing video filmed this year (since November 1, 2017).

The award rewards the best sailing video produced by a professional filmmaker. A special prize will also be awarded to the sailor who produces the best video on board his sailboat.

There is one month left before the registration deadline. Videos must be submitted before September 24, 2018 at midnight (GMT).

Find out all the details of the contest on:

The purpose of the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award is to celebrate the best sailing videos as well as their authors. The winners will be selected by an international jury on the basis of the following criteria:
  • General appreciation
  • Quality of the production
  • Technical difficulty
  • Originality
Members of the international jury 2018:
  • Shirley Robertson (UK), double Olympic champion and CNN Mainsail presenter
  • Daniel Smith (UK), Communication and Digital Manager, World Sailing
  • Georgie Corlett-Pitt (UK), editor of Yachts and Yachting magazine
  • Nicolas Mirabaud (SUI), Limited Partner and member of the Executive Committee of Mirabaud and Cie SA
  • Dee Caffari (UK), skipper of the Turn the Tide on Plastic team in the Volvo Ocean Race
  • Alessandra Ghezzi (ITA), Media Specialist and Communications Director 11th Hour Racing
The members of the Jury will select the main prize, while the public will vote on Internet to determine the winner of the Public Award. Voting will be open from 28 September to 15 October.

The winners will be celebrated during the Yacht Racing Forum (Lorient, FRA, 23 October) in front of the sports' key personalities from all over the world: pro sailors, race organisers, sponsors, team and classes representatives, yacht clubs etc. Participants will have free access to the Forum.

The winner of the main prize - the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award - will receive the title and a prize-money offered by our partner Mirabaud.

The jury will vote separately for the "Special prize of the Jury", awarded to the professional sailor who made the best sailing video this year.

The dates for the 2018 edition are as follows:

  • Videos must have been filmed between November 1, 2017 and September 24, 2018
  • Videos can be submitted now, until September 24, 2018 at midnight GMT
  • Public voting will be open from September 28 to October 15, 2018.
We also remind you the following two criteria:
  • Video length: 1'30 (max)
  • Royalty-free soundtrack
Click here to read the detailed rules

Click here to participate and submit your video

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