Golden Podium Awards


2012 – L’’s Public Prize for the Best Sport Slow Motion

HBS and the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) were rewarded during the Golden Podium Awards, at Sportel Monaco with L’’s Public Prize for the Best Sport Slow Motion of the year, presented for a clip taken from the HBS-produced Ironman Europe TV Show.


2011 – Best Sports Trailer/Teaser

HBS took second place in the Best Sports Trailer/Teaser category at the 2011 Golden Podium Awards for its promotional spot for the Ironman France – Nice.


2011 – Best Slow-Motion Sequence Isolated Camera Shot

Director Wolfgang Straub was rewarded for his coverage of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany™ with a Golden Podium award at the awards ceremony held at the Sportel convention in Monaco in October 2011.

The winning footage for Best Slow Motion Sequence Isolated Camera Shot came from the quarter-final match between England and France, held on 9 July in Leverkusen. The match ended in a penalty shoot-out, which France went on to win when England captain Faye White struck the crossbar with her team’s last shot. The winning footage depicts the French team celebrating as Faye White looks on dejectedly from the background.


2002 – TV Sports Image of the Year

HBS’ TV Director, François-Charles Bideaux, received a Golden Podium Award for the TV Sports Image of the Year at the Sportel Monaco event in October 2002.

“This award, attributed with the participation of the International Olympic Committee, to the dedicated Host Broadcaster Organisation’s work at the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™, takes on a particular meaning for Infront Sports & Media and its wholly-owned subsidiary HBS,” explained HBS CEO Francis Tellier.

“I am proud to associate to this award the 3,000 international staff members from both companies who worked on this outstanding challenge. I would also like to extend my thanks to Korea and Japan for showcasing this exceptional FIFA event where the talent of one of our members has been rewarded in the name of all associated with the very innovative and comprehensive HBS Production coverage of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™.”