28 October - 2 November 2010
FICTS: FEDERATION OF SPORT TELEVISION AND OF THE IMAGES ON THE SCREEN. 113 MEMBERS COUNTRIES, RECOGNIZED BY IOC.

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FICTS Festival

FIRST EDITION OF “BRUSSELS EUROPEAN SPORTS FICTS FESTIVAL”: BELGIUM, 14-17 SEPTEMBER

Brussels (Belgium) will host – from September 14 to 17 - the first edition of “Brussels European FICTS Sports Film Festival” European phase of the “World FICTS Challenge 2015” Worldwide Championship of Cinema and Sport Television. The event, directed by Jean-Pierre Brouhon, is organized by Panathlon Wallonie-Bruxelles (chaired by Philippe Housiaux) in collaboration with FICTS.

The venue will be the “Village Culturel Wolubilis” new cultural center of the municipality of Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, which includes, among others, a modern theater (486 seats), a library and an art gallery. The Festival will consist of Projections, Meetings, Exhibitions, Side Events, Workshops and Awards. Sections will be competitive: “Olympic Games and Olympic Spirit”, “Documentary”, “TV Show - New technology”, “Sport and Society”, “Movies”, “Sport Adverts”, “Movies & Tv Football” and “Spirit of team”. There will be a photographic Exhibition “The Spirit of Sport”: a selection of photographs (from the archive of the IOC and the Reporters Agency) divided into five themes (respect, brotherhood, emotion, engagement and participation).

 

 

“BCN SPORTS FILM - BARCELONA INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL”: SPAIN, 5 - 9 MAY 2015

Barcelona (Spain) will be the seat - from 5th to 9th May 2015 - of the six edition of “BCN Sports Film 2015 - Barcelona International FICTS Festival” organized – in the framework of the “World FICTS Challenge”, Worldwide Championship of Cinema, Sport and Television - by the “Fundacio Olympic Barcelona” directed by Dr Juli Pernas Lopez (director of Museu Olímpic i de l'Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch) in collaboration with FICTS and “Nikita Distribution” with support of the Ayuntament de Barcelona Institut Barcelona Esport.

 

The event will host in prestigious venues.

The Opening and Award Ceremonies will be held at the “Museu Olímpic i de l'Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch” situated in the heart of the Parc de Montjuïc, near to Plaza de España.

The Sala Àmbit Cultural of el Corte Inglés in Portal de L'àngel  will be the venue of the projections and Meeting. The winners of “6th BCN Sports Film - Barcelona International FICTS Festival” will compete at the Final in Kazan (Russia). More details on the official website of the Festival www.bcnsportsfilm.org.

 

“CINEFOOT”: PLAYING THE BEAUTIFUL GAME IN BRAZIL ON MAY AND JUNE

FICTS takes the field with “CINEfoot – International Football Film Festival” (www.cinefoot.org) the film festival whose main theme is “Football”. The Festival - directed by Antonio Leal - is organized in the framework of the Championship of Cinema and Sport Television “World FICTS Challenge” by Conexao Culturale and Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos de Festivais Audiovisuais (IBEFEST).

CINEfoot’s 6th edition will take place from 21 to 26 May in Rio de Janeiro, from 28 May to 2 June in Sao Paulo and from 29 May to 3 June in Belo Horizonte. The Festival’s agenda includes international competitive screenings, special exhibitions, discussions, workshops, video contests, tributes etc. CINEfoot is the first and only film festival in Brazil and Latin America to promote and screen football films. Is being considered the possibility to organize the “Cineesporte Festival in Rio or Brasilia in August.

 

THE FESTIVALS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT “WORLD FICTS CHALLENGE 2015”

The “World FICTS Challenge” is the main presentation that FICTS used for the promotion and the spread of Olympic values and sport culture, a competition for movies and television productions from 5 Continents, scheduled in 16 phases including Worldwide Final. Through the “World FICTS Challenge”, Federation promotes all around the world, the quality of sports images and cooperation of those who work creatively in sports broadcasters and sport cinema.

The 16 FICTS Festivals of the “World FICTS Challenge 2015” are: Katmandu (Nepal) 27 - 28 February, Oaxaca (Mexico): 25 - 28 February, Los Angeles (USA) 7 – 10 April, Barcelona (Spain) 5 - 9 May, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 21 - 26 May, Bergamo (Italy) 21 - 23 February, Beijing (China) 3 - 9 July, Buenos Aires (Argentina) 27 - 31 August, Kazan (Rep. of Tatarstan - Russia) 5 - 10 August, Samara (Russia) 6 - 10 September, Brussels (Belgium) 14 - 17 September, Tashkent (Uzbekistan) 18 - 21 September, Lipetsk (Russia) 23 - 26 September, Liberec (Czech Rep.) 29 September - 1 October, Matera (Italy) 2 - 4 October, Kampala (Uganda) 13 - 15 October, Milano (Italy) 27 - 31 October.

 

“SPORT AWARDS - BERGAMO INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL”: THE WINNER IS…

The Centro Congressi Giovanni XXIII in Bergamo (Italy) hosted the first edition of “Sport Awards - Bergamo International FICTS Festival” (opened by FICTS President Prof. Franco Ascani), an event organized by the Association of International Film Festival (chaired by Dr Roberto Gualdi), by the National Olympic Athletes and Azzurri of Italy, in collaboration with the FICTS - Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs included in the “World FICTS Challenge 2015” Worldwide Championship of Cinema and Sport Television and in the Program “Exsport: Sports, Culture, Tourism for all”.

The “Award Ceremony”, where attended twenty athletes of ANAOAI Association, took place at the Congress Centre Giovanni XXIII. Winner of the first edition was “Icefall” directed by Joseph Areddy (production Mammut Absolute Alpine - Switzerland) “for the spectacular images, especially at night, an ice climbing, despite the brevity”. The winner of the photo was Fabio Venturelli “Paratriathlon” who immortalized “the effort and hard work of the Paralympic world perfectly capturing the intensity of the performance, thanks to its excellent clarity”.

 
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