The ninth edition of the Ibero-American Film and Audiovisual Platinum Awards will be held again for the third time in its history and the second consecutive in Madrid, at a gala that will take place at IFEMA Palacio Municipal on May 1, according to the organization through a statement.
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After the successful celebration of the eighth edition in October last year, the event will once again bring together all the agents of the Ibero-American audiovisual sector, who were able to meet again after the global health crisis in the Spanish capital to celebrate the successes of the industry.
Thus, the successor to the Colombian film will be crowned El olvido que seremos , directed by Fernando Trueba, which won five awards (best Ibero-American fiction film, best male performance, best direction, best screenplay and art direction).
The television productions will also try to emulate the success of the Spanish Patria, another of the great in the VIII Edition with four awards (best series, best female performance, supporting female performance and best series creator).
It will also be known who will pick up the baton from Mexican Diego Luna to win the Platinum Award for Honor. And all of this will take place in Madrid, which has become the city that has hosted these awards the most times throughout its nine-year history, hosting the 2017, 2021 and 2022 editions, while Mexico was the host in 2018. and 2019, Panama in 2014 and Marbella and Uruguay (Punta del Este) in 2015 and 2016, respectively.
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In 2020 the awards were delivered electronically due to the global health crisis caused by covid-19. Despite having already recovered face-to-face attendance at the 2021 edition and this next one in 2022, it will continue, however, to carry out a strict anticovid protocol to preserve the safety of all those attending the event. the great festival of Ibero-American culture.
The Ibero-American Film Platinum Awards, promoted by EGEDA (Audiovisual Producers Rights Management Entity), with FIPCA (Ibero-American Federation of Film and Audiovisual Producers) and with the support of the Film Academies and Institutes Ibero-Americans, they bring together the great talents of the industries of the 23 Ibero-American countries, extolling the most outstanding productions and creators each year with 22 awards and an Honorary Platinum.
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Since its first edition in 2014 they have been working on the dissemination of Ibero-American cinema, so that the successes achieved in the most prestigious festivals are also translated into excellent results in commercial theaters and that the cinema has the distribution it deserves.