The International Jury, according to the Organizing Committee of “SPORT MOVIES & TV 2017 – 35th Milano International FICTS Fest”, established to extend until August 26th, 2017 (6 p.m.) the submissions and delivery of the productions for all the competitive Sections in order suits to all requests received by producers and directors, i.e. about editing of Confederation Cup Russia 2017, international Sports Events as well as world championship (fencing, swimming, athletics, etc.).
In order to facilitate Jury’s work, it is suggested to send as soon as possible the “Entries Forms” and duly-completed (available at https://wcpapp.wcpmediaservices.com/wcpApp/free/festival/festivalForm).
“SPORT MOVIES & TV 2017” is the Final of 16 Festivals (around the 5 Continents) of the “World FICTS Challenge” Worldwide Championship of Television, Cinema, Sport, Culture and Communication scheduled in Milano (Italy), from November 15th to 20th.
The seventeenth century Palazzo Giureconsulti, in the hearth of Milano (in Piazza Duomo) – besides to host the “Opening Ceremony” (on Wednesday, November 15th) – will be the “Core business” of the event (entrance by invitation upon necessary confirmation) articulated into 150 Projections (till now 30 worldwide and European premieres, etc. in 6 points of projections), 4 Meetings, 2 Workshop, 4 Exhibitions, 2 Press Conference, 30 Awards of international guests, 20 Side Events distributed in different locations around Milano in collaboration with sports and cultural organizations.
A six-day program with several appointments articulated in 10 prestigious venues, a “Widespread Festival” across the whole of Milan territory which will transform the city into a place dedicated to professionals, fans and tourists of any age. All the admitted productions to the Festival will have maximum visibility at the international level. In addition to appearing on the program of the event, a detailed illustrated booklet is included in the Catalogue of the Festival, in the “Selected” and “General Archive” section on the official website of FICTS while the trailer will be published online in the same section. A Selection Commission of the Federation will choose some of the best productions that will be sent to the Festivals of the “World FICTS Challenge 2018”. Submit your productions http://sportmoviestv.net/en/2017/05/18/registration-to-sport-movies-tv-2017-opened-milano-15-20-november/.
The International Jury (President Dr. Carlo Bozzali), composed by 7 exponents of cinema, television, media, sport and culture coming from Countries that don’t participate to the Festival, will assign “Guirlande d’Honneur” (“Oscar of Cinema and Sport Television”), “Mention d’Honneur”, “Special Awards” for each 8 Sections
The event – through “FICTS is Culture through sport” slogan – is organized by FICTS – Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs, joined with 116 Member Countries (chaired by Prof. Franco Ascani Member of “IOC Commission for Culture and Olympic Heritage”) and recognized by the International Olympic Committee for which it promotes the values of sport through footages.
The news of 2017 is the competition “Create a spot for Sport Movies & Tv” whose goal is to produce a video (maximum length 30’’) to be used as a promotion of the upcoming edition of the Festival. The winner will receive a cash prize of € 2.000 and an invitation (for four people) to the Festival.