DIG Awards 2022: Finalists

DIG Festival 2022: “Stay Gold” will also host the DIG Awards, the prizes given each year by the DIG jury to the best international news, audio and video productions selected from more than 400 submissions. From September 22 to 25, in Modena, Italy, DIG Festival will host in its program 25 documentaries and 5 podcasts that will compete in the six categories in competition. Find out all the finalists by category:

Investigative Long

The category is reserved for investigative documentaries with a minimum length of 40 minutes. Selected works use original sources and investigative techniques to bring out novel elements in relation to the subject matter.

The Men who Sell Football

Al Jazeera Investigations | UK | 2022 | 66'

Wagner, Putin’s Shadow Army

France TV | France | 2022 | 79'

The Secrets of Securitas

SVT | Sweden | 2022 | 58'

The Hungarian Playbook

ZDF | Germany | 2022 | 45'

Black Axe

BBC Africa Eye | UK | 2022 | 52'

Reportage Long

The category is reserved for video reportages with a minimum duration of 40 minutes. Selected works analyze and narrate issues of social relevance using original points of view and journalistic cuts.

Life in the Taliban’s Afghanistan

VICE News | US | 2022 | 44'

Words of Silence

Indipendente | France | 2022 | 60'

Novorossiya

Indipendente | Italy | 2022 | 65'

Erasmus in Gaza

Arpa Film, Effe TV – Feltrinelli Real Cinema, Al Jazeera International | Spain, Italy | 2022 | 88'

Apart

Indipendente | US | 2022 | 85'

Investigative Medium

The category is reserved for investigative documentaries between 15 and 40 minutes in length. Selected works use original sources and investigative techniques to bring out novel elements in relation to the subject matter.

101 East: Rohingya VJs

Al Jazeera English | Myanmar | 2023 | 25'

Death on the Border

BBC Africa Eye | UK | 2022 | 28'

Finding My Torturer

BBC Eye | UK | 2022 | 16'

On Their Skin

Rai News | Italy | 2022 | 19'

Philippines: Hell Behind Screens

Arte | Philippines | 2023 | 24'

Maremma Felix

Rai Spotlight | Italy | 2021 | 20'

Myanmar: State Of Fear

Al Jazeera 101 East | Malaysia | 2021 | 26'

Nemtsov’s Shadow

Bellingcat, The Insider, BBC Eye Investigations | UK | 2022 | 21'

Recycling’s Dirty Secrets

CBC/Radio-Canada | Canada | 2022 | 40'

They stole my fertility

CBC/Radio-Canada | Canada | 2021 | 39'

Reportage Medium

The category is reserved for video reportages between 15 and 40 minutes in length. Selected works analyze and narrate issues of social relevance using original points of view and journalistic cuts.

Hunger in Tigray

Arte | France | 2022 | 24'

The Pain of Others

Rai 2 | Italy | 2022 | 20'

Kenya. Fighting for Water

TRT World | France | 2023 | 26'

Myanmar. The Chin against the Junta

Arte | France | 2022 | 36'

Zama Zamas. Mining Coal to Survive

Arte | France | 2022 | 24'

Donde los niños no sueñan

Indipendente | Italy | 2022 | 20'

Get Away from the Target

The Guardian, The Outlaw Ocean Project | USA | 2021 | 27'

Sri Lanka’s Rebel Wife

Al Jazeera English's Witness | Sri Lanka | 2022 | 20'

Lebanon, Between Two Evils

Off The Grid, TRT World | Turkey | 2021 | 26'

Galaxionauts

Indipendente | France | 2022 | 24'

Shorts

The category is reserved for investigations and video reports with a maximum duration of 15 minutes.

An Ordinary Massacre

ARTE | France | 2022 | 12'

Escaping Brazil’s Deadliest Gangs

VICE News | Brazil | 2022 | 13'

How Frontex’s Surveillance at Sea is Used by Libya to Intercept Migrants

Le Monde | France | 2023 | 9'

Uma

Independent | Spain | 2023 | 11'

Wagner Leaks

Le Monde | France | 2023 | 10'

Black Lobby

Fanpage.it | Italia | 2021 | 13'

Egypt Papers

Disclose | Francia | 2021 | 10'

How Russia Prepared to Invade Ukraine

Le Monde | Francia | 2022 | 7'

Sons Of Mocimboa

BBC Africa Eye | UK | 2021 | 13'

The Dictator’s Last Calls

BBC News Arabic | UK | 2022 | 15'

Audio and Podcast

The category is reserved for journalistic products in audio format (podcasts, audio dramas, radio programs) that address and narrate current issues with an investigative approach, using investigative techniques and a novel slant.

The Outlaw Ocean

Outlaw Ocean Project, CBC, L.A. Times | USA | 2022 | 352'

Please Protect Abraham

Whistledown, BBC Radio 4 | UK | 2022 | 291'

Phantom – The Unabomber Case

OnePodcast | Italia | 2022 | 300'

Cold Front

DR | Denmark | 2023 | 239'

County Lines

Falling Tree, BBC Radio 4 | UK | 2023 | 28'

Cinema Eros

Corriere della Sera, Chora | Italia | 2023 | 104'

In Dark Waters

Insider Podcast | France | 2022 | 160'

Verified. The Next Threat

Scripps DC | USA | 2021 | 180'

Un(re)solved

Frontline | USA | 2021 | 246'

The city of the livings

Chora Media | Italia | 2021 | 301'

The conspiracy of silence

RaiPlay | Italia | 2022 | 132'

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