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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MILANO: CINEMA, TV, SPORT AND CULTURE WORLDWIDE CAPITAL

Milano (Italy) hosted, from 3rd to 8th December, Sport Movies & Tv 2014 – 32nd Milano International FICTS Fest” (www.sportmoviestv.com), worldwide Final of 16 Festivals in the 5 Continents of the “World FICTS Challenge” Worldwide Championship of Cinema and Sport Television, Circuit of 14 Festival in 5 Continents: Barcelona (Spain), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Samara (Russia), Oaxaca (Mexico), Kampala (Uganda), Beijing (China), Lipetsk (Russia), Baku (Azerbaijan), Matera (Italy), Hanoi (Vietnam), Liberec (Czech Republic), Los Angeles (USA).  “Sport Movies & TV” is organized by FICTS (Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs, joined with 113 Countries) recognized by IOC - International Olympic Committee. The Federation is presided by Prof. Franco Ascani Member of IOC Commission for “Culture and Olympic Education”.

Initiative was implemented in collaboration with IOC, Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo, Cariplo Foundation, Lombardy Region, Milan Municipality, Milan Chamber of Commerce, Changhong, WCPMedia Services.

With the Presidency Republic, with Ministry Council Presidence Patronage, EXPO 2015, Lombardy Educational Office, Italian National Olympic Committee, UNESCO Italian National Commission, Italian Football Federation, FISpT, UESpT, AICCRE, Italian Paralympics Committee, Panathlon International, Milan district.

Media Partner: Infront, Gazzetta dello Sport, RAI Sport, GLGS, White, Sportsmall.it.

FICTS is AFIC (Association of Italian Festival of Cinema) Member. “Sport Movies & TV” is Milano Film Network Founder Member.

 

"SPORT AWARDS - BERGAMO INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL": FROM 20 TO 23 FEBRUARY

The Association of International Film Festival and the National Association Olympic Athletes and Azzurri di Italia organize the first edition of "Sports Awards Film Festival." The charming moving images and the passion for the entire world of sport meet in an exciting and energizing event: there will be movies, commercials, short films, animations and all the movies in which sport plays a leading role.

The Association of International Film Festival and the National Association Olympic Athletes and Azzurri di Italia in collaboration with FICTS - Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs will organized - from 20 – 23 February - the first edition of “Sports Awards – Bergamo International FICTS Festival" in framework of the “World FICTS Challenge 2015” Worldwide Championship of Cinema and Sport television. The Festival is also included in the FICTS Program “EXSPORT: Sport, Culture, Tourism for all”.

Sports Awards Film Festival is an opportunity to reward filmmakers who conveys emotions through video that talks about sports and are able to leave the audience breathless. When you win a medal, when the body responds perfectly to your will, when a movement appears to exceed the limits of the physic, it creates a direct link between athletes and those who is watching the performance. A frame can create thousands of emotions!


Shows and meetings will feature the first edition of the Festival, which will begin with the opening night presentation and will conclude with the Grand Gala of Sports, in which the winner directors will receive special Awards. In order to further enrich the program, the film competition will be accompanied by a Photographs competition that will charms the audience with shots of spectacular athletic feats, or sport caught in particularly intense moments. During the Grand Gala the organization will deliver Sports Awards 2015 to those who have excelled in competitive sports, or personalities related to sports world in different ways. Through these awards, we want to remember that sport, in competitions as in life, helps us to become true champions. Sport Awards will be delivered to the best athletes, but also to those who embody the spirit of sport, through hard work, sacrifice, loyalty, and fair play.

 

“BARCELONA INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL” IN SPAIN: FROM 5 TO 9 MAY 2015. DEADLINE SUBMISSIONS 28 FEBRUARY

The submissions to the six edition of “BCN Sports Film 2015 - Barcelona International FICTS Festival” will expire on 28th February. Barcelona (Spain) will be the seat from 5th to 9th May 2015 of the event organized – in the framework of the Worldwide Championship of Cinema, Sport and Television “World FICTS Challenge” - 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 “Nikita Distribution” and with support of FICTS, the Ayuntament de Barcelona Institut Barcelona Esport and the Spanish Olympic Committee.


The BCN Sports Film 2015 is open to all audiovisual productions in which sport, in any of its disciplines, is the star. Genres eligible to compete are animated, documentary, journalistic, fiction, experimental and promotional films- both shorts and feature length- produced from January, 2013.

The Rules is available on http://www.bcnsportsfilm.org/rules/?lang=en.

 

“THANK YOU” OF THE FICTS PRESIDENT PROF. FRANCO ASCANI

On behalf of Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs name organiser of “Sport Movies & Tv 2014 – 32nd Milano International FICTS Fest”, scheduled in Milano (Italy) from 3 to 8 December 2014, I would like to express my personal thanks to all the people who contributed to the success – unprecedented – of the event finalized to the promotion of the sports values and confirmed by the qualified and numerous International participation”.


FICTS Presidente Prof. Franco Ascani
 

“SPORT MOVIES & TV 2014 - 32 MILANO INTERNATIONAL FICTS FEST”: THE WINNER IS…

A crowded Auditorium Testori of Palazzo Lombardia hosted the “Ward Ceremony” of  “Sport Movies & Tv 2014 – 32nd Milano International FICTS Fest” Final of 16 Festivals of the “World FICTS Challenge”, Worldwide Championship of Sports Cinema, Television, Communication and Culture (which took place in 5 Continents). The lead editor of  “Gazzetta dello Sport” Andrea Monti delivered the Award “Opera Prima – Enrica Speroni” to Gulcin Gilbert director of the movie “Pink skies the movie” (Warp 8 Productions – USA) work about the “fair sex” who overcome obstacles as athletes and human beings and in particular about  181 women who jump in the sky for philantropy. The “Award Candido Cannavò for the Olympic Spirit”, dedicated to the “historical” Director of “Gazzetta dello Sport” was given to the Rai production “100 Anni di emozioni azzurre” one hundred years of Italy on the Olympic podium on the occasion of the centenary of CONI.

Milano, 8 December. The winners of "Sport Movies & Tv 2014 - 32nd Milano International FICTS Fest"

The other “Special Award” were delivered by the General Manager Changhong Mr Alex Lin to “The sacred arrow” (Beijing Himalaya Audio & Visual Culture Communication CO. Ltd. – China) one hundred years of traditions in an archery competition; Mrs Cristina Molinari delivered the “WCPMedia Services” Award to Richard Galvani “Unstoppables”'s director (Black Train Films - UK) able-bodied and disabled athletes together to overcome their limits; the “Gentleman Fair Play” Award, delivered by the founder Mr Gianfranco Fasan was given to “Les entraînements au fair play” (Asbl Panathlon Wallonie-Bruxelles- Belgium) the “Fair Play Training” ("Entraînement au Fair Play") with the objective of raising awarness of young football players of the importance of having a proper behaviour during the game, maintaining and diffusing a positive mood inside and all around football spaces.

Emanuela Audisio's movie “Mennea Segreto” (out of competition) received the “Special Award”. The other Mennea, who doesn’t run, but studies, works, writes, is involved in civil life and takes exams at the University in secret. The one who has four degrees, who is not pleased with the world title, the Olympic gold, but, with the same stubbornness, looks for a goal in the daily life too. “9 Meter” (M & M Productions – Denmark), directed by the Academy Award winner 2014 Anders Walter, was awarded with the “Bruno Beneck Critics Award”: breaking a record to save his mother. “Un Lario da record” (Associazione Mediacreative - Italy) received the “Regione Lombardia Award”: three stories in the same part of lake interweave. Lake Como, September 2013: a boy immersed for 50 hours and 7 minutes in the cold, dark waters of the lake, snatches an absolute World Record that owns in the USA.

To “Maracanazo: the football legend”, (Latido Films – Spain) the documentary about the historical victory of the Uruguay football team over Brazil during the World Cup played on 16th July 1950 in the temple of “Maracanà” in Rio de Janeiro, was given the Infront Award.

The “WFC Award” was given to “Mi chiamo Entella e ho cent'anni” (Virtus Entella – Italy): one hundred years in the life of Entella Football Club retold in the words of the main characters of every age. Sites, faces, tales, emotions of those that are part of this chronicle make up a portrait of a small town in the Italian province and of its football club which, to this day, are still very closely identified with one another.

During the night  97 producers and director coming from 5 Continents partcipated and the 100 protagonists of the Schools in Milan and provinces who take part to “Trofei di Milano 2014” were awarded.

The full list is available at  www.fictsfederation.it/winners_2014.pdf.

 
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