28 October - 2 November 2010
FICTS (FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE CINÉMA TÉLÉVISION SPORTIFS, 113 MEMBERS COUNTRIES), RECOGNIZED BY IOC, IS THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF SPORT TELEVISION AND OF THE IMAGES ON THE SCREEN

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“9th TASHKENT INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL” IN UZBEKISTAN: 14 – 16 SEPTEMBER

The city of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) will host the “9th Tashkent International FICTS Festival” in the Republic of Uzbekistan from 14 to 16 September. The Festival – directed by Dr Sabir Ruziev FICTS Vice President, President of Uzbek Fencing Federation and President of Uzbek Federation Cinema Television Sportifs - is organized by Uzbek Fencing Federation under the patronage of the Uzbek Olympic National Committee with the partnership of Begim Llc. There are 5 competitive Section of the Festival which will be articulated – besides projections of 40 videos coming from 18 Countries - workshops, exhibitions and meetings.

The Opening and Awarding Ceremonies will be held in the “Museum of Olympic Glory of Uzbekistan” while the “Republican House of Cinematographers” will be the seat of projections. The winners of the Festival will be in competition in “Sport Movies & Tv 2014” Final of 16 Festivals of the “World FICTS Challenge” Worldwide Championship of Cinema, Television, communication and sport culture that will be held in Milano (Italy) from 3 to 8 December 2014.

 

“WORLD FICTS CHALLENGE”: BY SEPTEMBER 30 THE APPLICATIONS TO HOST A PHASE IN 2015

September 30 is the deadline in order to submit applications to host a phase of the “World FICTS Challenge 2015” Worldwide Championship of Cinema and sport television articulated in 16 Festival in 5 Continents.

Those who are interested in hosting a stage of the “World FICTS Challenge” can send an email to the General Secretariat of the FICTS This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with the subject: “World FICTS Challenge: applications for 2015”.

 

FROM TIANJIN (P.R. of CHINA) TO MILANO (ITALY)...FROM 3 TO 8 DECEMBER

Due to the lacking authorization of the Chinese State Administration of Radio Film and Television, in accordance with the new and recent governmental disposals, the Final Phase of the World FICTS Challenge 2014 in Tianjin has been cancelled”.

The FICTS Executive Committee, in extraordinary session decided to transfer all the contents at “Sport Movies & Tv 2014” scheduled in Milano (Italy) from 3rd  to 8th December 2014.

 

CARLO BOZZALI: UN NOTO ECONOMISTA NOMINATO PRESIDENTE ONORARIO DELLA GIURIA DI “SPORT MOVIES & TV 2014”

Il Comitato Esecutivo della FICTS (Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs), riunitosi a Kazan (Repubblica del Tatarstan – Russia) il 19 Luglio u.s., ha nominato il Dott. Carlo Bozzali Presidente Onorario della Giuria di “Sport Movies & Tv 2014 – 32nd Milano International FICTS Fest”, che avrà luogo a Milano dal 4 all’8 Dicembre 2014 quale Finale di 18 Festival del “World FICTS Challenge”, Campionato Mondiale della televisione, del cinema, della comunicazione e della cultura sportiva che si svolgono nei 5 Continenti.

Il Dott. Carlo Bozzali, uno tra i più noti commercialisti, Docente presso le Università Bocconi e Bicocca, è Presidente di Commissioni Tributarie a Roma e Milano e Revisore dei Conti in 16 grandi Società commerciali ed industriali.

La FICTS si congratula per la prestigiosa nomina che, sino al 2012, è stata ricoperta dal famoso stilista e “uomo di sport” Ottavio Missoni.

 

THE 10 BEJING INTERNATIONAL SPORTS FILM WEEK IN P. R. OF CHINA FROM 12 TO 18 AUGUST 2014

The 10th Beijing International Sports Film Week organized by the Beijing Olympic City Development Association will take place on August 12 – 18, 2014 at China Millennium Monument Museum of Digital Arts (CMoDA). Launched in 2005, the Beijing International Sports Film Week is an international sports film and TV screening event extended from the preparation and staging of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

The main activities feature five categories: the World Final of the Sports Movies & TV 2014 - 32nd Milano International FICTS Festival (Beijing) works collection and selection, sports movies and TV works screening, sports culture exhibition, sport movies and TV salon, and opening ceremony & 10th anniversary commemorative activity.

The 10th Beijing International Sports Film Week has solicited 60 outstanding sport movies and TV works home and abroad since the collection process officially began in April 2014. In addition to the sports documentary films by CCTV sports channel and regional producers, this year’s works exhibit the following features: 1) continue the trend set last year of outdoor movie registration for the selection, as outdoor brand companies and Reel Rock Film Tour select outdoor themed sport movies and TV works for Beijing; 2) in contrast to the small number of sports feature films in recent years, a group of notable sports feature films like Ready to Run, A Girl Of Archery Village, Diving High and Sword Girl make on the lineup, with the support of organizations like CCTV Movie Channel this year; 3) overseas productions register directly at Beijing Event through the initiative and invitation by Beijing International Sports Film Week Organizing Committee. The Hell of '63 sent by Dutch Embassy, Sprint to the Past and inspiring , Step Back to Glory, from Taiwan are gems offering artistic value and visual delight.

The 10th Beijing International Sports Film Week will screen about 60 outstanding sport movies and TV works from 11 countries and regions, encompassing a variety of sports like skating, rock climbing, Auto racing and track-and-field. They will be presented in four Screening Units: Winter Sports, Global Perspectives, Sports Stories, and Outdoor Extreme Sports. Winter Sports screening unit is summer-time visit by winter sports events, aiming at cheering for the joint-bid by Beijing and Zhangjiakou for 2022 Winter Olympic Games; Global Perspectives unit reflects the joy and thrills associated with sports, along with the vicissitudes of sports life experienced around the world; Sports Stories unit gives the account through feature films about sportsmen’s passion and dream; Outdoor Extreme Sports unit shows the crazy aspect of sports by focusing on the most popular extreme sports among youth such as climbing, wingsuit flying and polar adventure. The best films from two outdoor movie festivals, Reel Rock and Banff Mountain Film Festival will stage ultimate showdown on the 10th Beijing International Sports Film Week. The ticket for the screening section will be sold online at the affordable price for ordinary movie goers, as an invitation to residents and sport movies and TV works fans to share with the high-quality visual gala. On some screening events, cast & crew will hold face-to-face meeting with the audience. Through communication with professional sports film makers, the audience will gain deeper insights into sports films, enhancing interaction on the scene of screening.

Picture and photography exhibitions led by National Geographic Magazine and The North Face extreme sports and sports culture exhibitions contributed by outdoor sports brands like TOREAD and KAILAS, media outlets like Lvye, Sohu Outdoor and Osports and related sports culture providers are the events that sports fans should not miss. “Ten-year sports history preserved in light and image” – the 10th anniversary retrospective exhibition of Beijing International Sports Film Week, highlight of a series of sports culture exhibitions, will look back at Beijing International Sports Film Week’s inception, glory of Beijing Olympics, struggling moments and renewal of the event.

In line with the screening of sport movies and TV works and hot topics on sports film and TV, along with generating publicity for Beijing’s bid for Winter Games, the 10th Beijing International Sports Film Week will hold 8 sports film and TV salons on August 12 – 18. Experts from Qiaobo Ice and Snow Club, coaches from Beijing ice hockey and ice skating teams, production team of film Heaven's Gate, director of trailer for 2014 Sochi Olympic Games documentary Ice Bloom, reporters who participated in Sochi Olympics coverage, Wang Yongfeng, Director of International Relations Department of Chinese Mountaineering Association and Captain of Chinese Mountaineering Team, Director of Banff outdoor movies, and people from Lvye and Lantian will share with audience their personal and legendary experiences. “A Veteran Media Guy’s Journey in Brazil – Shi Xuping Brazil World Cup Mini Photography Sharing Session” will invite Mr. Shi to share his experience of interviewing football immortals while taking the audience to get in touch with customs and culture of Brazil.

The opening ceremony of the 10th Beijing International Sports Film Week & 10th anniversary commemorative activities will be held at the grand century hall of China Millennium Monument on August 12, when people from organizing committee members, partner media outlets, sports fans and business partners will converge. While looking back at Beijing International Sports Film Week getting through its first decade, people will give their thoughts and opinions on forging a global sports film and TV exchange platform, and speak up its promising future.

 
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