Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna promotes Il Cinema Ritrovato – Dvd Awards. The competition is open to films released in Dvd and Blu-ray and will take place during the Il Cinema Ritrovato Festival.
The award aims to encourage and give visibility to quality home entertainment Dvd and Blu-Ray from around the world. The competition is open to Dvd and Blu-ray released between February 2019 and February 2020 of important films made before 1990 (at least thirty years ago) and thus generally in line with the festival’s theme (the material must reach Cineteca di Bologna no later than March 15th 2020). The awards are divided into five categories: Best Dvd/Blu-ray (The Peter Von Bagh Award), Best Single Release, Best Special Features (bonus), Best Rediscovery of a Forgotten Film, Best Series/Best Box.
Paolo Mereghetti and Gian Luca Farinelli, director of Cineteca di Bologna, select 30 finalists. The new jury, composed of Lorenzo Codelli, Philippe Garnier, Pamela Hutchinson, Miguel Marías, Shivendra Singh Dungarpur chaired by Paolo Mereghetti, will assign the DVD Awards. The award ceremony will take place during the festival.