Cinerail 2001, France's 10th International train & film
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The video presentations shown at Cinerail included corporate
films, advertisements, creative short films and television
documentaries and reports all reflecting the positive
influence of railways.
Competition prizes included:
- The Golden Cinerail
- The Silver Cinerail for the best corporate films
- The Silver Cinerail for the best creative short-footage
film rewarded by a cash price
- The Bronze Cinerail given of the basis of number and
quality of films in each category
- The Publics prize
- The Junior jurys prize
- The Student jurs prize
As well as sponsoring the event, ALSTOM presented two films:
The first featuring AXONIS, its systems solutions for automatic
trains and the second presenting ALSTOMs work on the AGV
(Automotrice Grande Vitesse).
During the festival ALSTOM organized a visit to its
Valenciennes factory as well as a nearby test-track complex used
by the company. The Valenciennes factory specializes in urban
transport equipment, and is the companys center of
excellence for double-deck train cars and metros.