Nominations for the 2nd Annual PREMIOS PLATINO OF IBEROAMERICAN CINEMA:Banderas gets Lifetime Achievement Award
Nominations for the 2nd Annual PREMIOS PLATINO OF IBEROAMERICAN CINEMA announced: “CONDUCTA”, “LA ISLA MÍNIMA”, “MR KAPLAN”, “PELO MALO” and “RELATOS SALVAJES” - nominees for Best Iberoamerican Feature Film.
Actor Antonio Banderas
(Premio de Honor)
Photography by Karen Ostlund at
Sunset Strip in West Hollywood,
May 27th, 2015
(For Spanish version - stroll down to
"Select Language" above)
Relatos salvajes” with ten nominations and
“La isla mínima” with nine are the
biggest contenders, followed by “Conducta” and
“Pelo malo”, both with
Antonio Banderas will receive the
Lifetime Achievement Award (Premio de
Honor) during the awards
ceremony, taking place July 18 in Marbella,
Spain, his hometown.
The show will be broadcast in over 50
Here in USA at TNT Network.
right, actor Eugenio Derbez w
actress Alessandra Rosaldo
Actress Alessandra Rosaldo, CNN's Juan Carlos
Arciniegas, together with Actor Eugenio Derbez, actress Kate del
Castillo, Elvi Cano (Director EGEDA USA) and Gonzalo Elvira (FIPCA
Mexico) announced the nominees in 9 artistic and 4 technical awards in front of the international press in Los Angeles last Wednesday morning at a breakfast meeting at Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood.
“Relatos salvajes” (Argentina/ Spain), by Damián Szifron, with ten nominations
will be the biggest contender at the ceremony on July 18Th, at the Second Annual Premios Platino of Iberoamerican Cinema at Starlite Marbella (Málaga), Spain.
“La isla mínima” (Spain), by Alberto Rodríguez has 9 nominations and “Conducta” (Cuba), by Ernesto Daranas and
“Pelo Malo” (Venezuela, Perú, Germany, Argentina), by Mariana Rondón have 8 nominations each.
A record breaking 760 movies qualified for this year’s awards. From those, 30 movies have been finalists, selected from 13 of the 23 countries of Iberoamerica.
During the press conference a special Platino Award was bestowed by Eugenio
Derbez on behalf of the Executive Committee of Premios Platino to The
American Cinematheque for its contribution to Iberoamerican Cinema.
The Award was received by Rick Nicita, Chairman of the American
In attendance at the press event were also Colombian actor Marlon Moreno and Salvadorian actress Carla Vila.
Nick Nicita,left The trophy is designed by Javier Mariscal A Woman w feminine lines, with a gesture
offers planet earth w open arms, handed over by actor Eugenio Derbez.
left,Raul Vazquez Gral Director Egeda Latin America, Gonzalo Elvira, FIPCA Mexico,
Elvi Cano Director
Egeda USA, Kate del Castillo, Euginio Derbez, Alessandra Rosaldo and Juan Carlos
In an effort to celebrate talent and creativity, TNT has joined EGEDA
in a strategic
alliance to recognize the best of Latin American Filmthrough the second annual Premios
TNT Vice President and Channel Manager, said:
“TNT is one of the
channels in Latin America because it offers its audiences
the best live events from the
industry, such as the Oscars®, the Golden Globe® and the Grammys®. The addition of the PremiosPlatino of
Iberoamerican Cinema to our programming will complement this"
left, actress Kate del Castillo w Juan Carlos Arciniegas
.Miguel Angel Benzal, CEO of EGEDA
and the PremiosPlatino of
“In less than a year these awards, in
collaboration with FIPCA, have
established as the reference point of
quality and success of our cinema.
For the ceremony
taking place on July 18th at
Starlite in Marbella,Spain, we are
expecting that the
audiences, in the
over 50 countries that the show will be
broadcast in, will
join in support to recognize the amazing
talent of actors,
take part in the creative process of
"We feel very
privileged to partner with
TNT for the broadcasting and promotion
of the awards in Latin America, because
of its leadership position in the region.”
The PremiosPlatino of Iberoamerican Cinema identifies
the best Latin American film
(including Spain and Portugal)
in nine creative categories and four technical awards
including Best Latin American Fiction Film, Best Documentary, Best Animation Film,
Opera Prima Fiction, Best Direction, Best Performance by
an Actor, Best Performance
by an Actress,
Best Script, Best Original
Score, Best Editing, Best Art Direction, Best Sound and Best
plus a Lifetime Achievement Award.
This year the ceremony hosts will be Mexican actress & singer Alessandra Rosaldo
and CNN en Español’s Juan Carlos Arciniegas.
Journalist and Mexican TV host Rafa Sarmiento will be in charge of the
commentaries during the event.
Audiences will be able to enjoy an exclusive 30 minute pre-show from the Red Carpet,
broadcast on both TNT and CNN en Español. The pre-show will be hosted by Argentinian
filmmaker, journalist and producer Axel Kuschevatzky and Dominican host of CNN en
The Premios Platino of Iberoamerican Cinema and the pre-show will air live for Latin
Saturday July 18th at 4.30PM (ARG / CH) / 2.30PM (MEX / COL / PAN) / 3PM (VEN).
The ceremony and pre-show will have a repeat showing the same day at