The short film “Mateoren Ama” (“Mateo’s Mother”), directed by Aitor Arregui and Jose Mari Goenaga, also directors of the Spanish film nominated for the Oscar “La Trinchera Infinita”, has been the winner of the Malaga 4K Fest 2020
The fifth awards ceremony of the Málaga 4K Fest, the first festival of short films recorded and post-produced with 4K technology, organized by Medina Media Events, in collaboration with Festival de Málaga, has taken place today Friday November 20th in virtual format, and will be available throughout the weekend, after free registration at virtual.4ksummit.com
Without a doubt, the winning short film of this edition of the Malaga 4K Fest has been “Mateoren ama” (“Mateo’s Mother”), directed by Aitor Arregi and Jose Mari Goenaga, produced in Spain, which has won the main award of the festival, the ADM Group Award for best short film, presented by its general director Gustavo Fuentes. Jose Mari Goenaga has been in charge of receiving the award.
Also “Mateoren ama” (“Mateo’s mother”), has been the winner of the Medina Media 4K Award to the best director. It is worth mentioning that Aitor Arregi and Jose Mari Goenaga are the directors of the Spanish film nominated to the Oscars “La Trinchera Infinita”.
The director of the Festival de Málaga, Juan Antonio Vigar, emphasized in his speech that “We have all continued to fight to show that it is possible to continue making culture, that we must continue to develop cultural projects”.
For its part, Maria Medina, CEO of Medina Media Events, organizer of the event, said that “We were very happy to see how, despite the circumstances, we have come to receive up to 324 short films from 35 countries.
The Atreseries Award to the best short film for television, presented by Luis León Luri, programming manager of the thematic channels of Atresmedia TV, has been for the short film “Pozo” directed by Diego Puertas, produced in Spain.
The RTVE Award for best film school, presented by Samuel Martín Mateos, director of La 2, has been for the short film “El Primer Día”, directed by Fernando Mendoza, produced in Argentina.
The Dolby/Best Digital Award for Best Sound was presented by Elena Ceballos, director of film product marketing for Europe at Dolby Laboratories; and Esther Gomez, CEO of Best Digital. “Veo, Veo”, directed by Tania Cattebeke and produced in Paraguay, was the winner of this award. Its sound director, Dahia Valenzuela, has been in charge of collecting it.
The winner of the UHD Spain Award for best photography has been “Ca Nostra”, directed by Laia Foguet and produced in Spain. Its director of photography, Toni Vidal, has collected the prize.
The most international award, the UHD Alliance Award for best UHD short film, presented by Michael Zink, president of the UHD Alliance (World Alliance for Ultra High Definition), has been “A-1606”, directed by Ricard Peitx, produced in Spain.
The awards ceremony and the screening of the winning short films will be available over the weekend on the Medina Media Events platform, following free registration at virtual.4ksummit.com