URTI stands for Université Radiophonique et Télévisuelle Internationale, and for the 28th time the organisation will give an award, the International Grand Prix for Author’s Documentaries (what is equivalent to ”creative documentaries” or ”author driven documentaries, ed.) in connection with the TV Festival of Monte Carlo June 5- June 8.
10 films have been shortlisted for the final competition, selected from 123 documentaries from 81 tv channnels from 47 countries.
Let 3 of the films be mentioned, all of them known to readers of filmkommentaren.dk: Hungarian Ferenc Moldovanyi’s ”Another Planet” (presented by MTV, Hungary), ”Burma VJ” (photo) by Danish Anders Østergaard (presented by WDR, Germany!) and Bulgarian Boris Despodov’s ”Corridor #8” (presented by YLE, Finland!).