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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“SAMARA INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL” IN RUSSIA FROM 16 TO 19 SEPTEMBER

Samara (Russia) will host – from 16 to 19 September 2014, the “Samara International FICTS Festival” organized, in the framework of the Worldwide Championship of Cinema and Sport Television “World FICTS Challenge”, by the International Sport Movie Festival led by Dr Shamil Tarpishchev, IOC Member and President of Russian Tennis Federation. The program of the Festival will include the Russian and International competitions.

"Award Ceremony" of the past edition 2013 of the "Samara International FICTS Festival"

Yakov Shatkhin is the General Director of the Festival, Executive Director is Stanislav Stepanets and the Art Director is Said Torpishev.

 

OPPORTUNITY TO SUBMIT FILM, WITH INVITATION FOR TWO PEOPLE TO “SPORT MOVIES & TV 2014”

FICTS (Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs, joined with 113 Countries) recognized by IOC (International Olympic Committee) organizes SPORT MOVIES & TV 2014 – 32nd MILANO INTERNATIONAL FICTS FEST” (www.sportmoviestv.com), which will be held from 3 to 8 December 2013 in Milano (Italy), with the aim of spreading the values and the messages of sport using the universal language of the sports image.

The International event for Cinema, Television and sports Communication, is the final Phase of the “World FICTS Challenge”, Circuit of 15 Festivals promoted and organised by FICTS in 5 Continents: Barcelona (Spain), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Matera (Italy), Haifa (Israel), Hanoi (Vietnam), Kampala (Uganda), Beijing (P. R. of China), Samara (Russia), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Liberec (Czech Rep.), Baku (Azerbaijan), Lipetsk (Russia), Los Angeles (USA), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Tianjin (P. R. of China).



FICTS signal the opportunity to submit a video to “Sport Movies & Tv 2014 ” with references to the sports theme (documentaries, fiction, shorts, feature films, etc) that is in a highlight limelight for the industry of sports cinema and television.

The Official Rules is available on http://www.fictsfederation.it/rule_spmtv2014.pdf

The “Entry Form” is downloaded http://www.fictsfederation.it/entry_form.doc

The submission to “Sport Movies & Tv” can be paid directly by website www.sportmoviestv.com/festival/


The event, a privileged place of meeting for authors, media, television broadcastings, operating, important world-wide Networks, radio, houses of production, major, producers, directors, filmmakers, Olympic Committees and Sports Federations, advertising and integrated communication agencies, is an important “international showcase” for the productions that will compete for the assignment of the Guirlande d’Honneur the “Oscar of Sports Cinema and Television”, of the Mention d’Honneurand of the Special Prize which will be assigned for each Section by an International Jury.

All the works admitted to the Festival will appear on the program of the event and will be shown with a schedule, inserted in the Festival Official Catalogue (http://www.sportmoviestv.com/catalogue) while the Trailers will be edit on the website in the Section “Trailer” (http://www.sportmoviestv.com/trailer).


For the 150 Selected Works, FICTS - Fédération Internazionale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs – will pay 50% of the cost of the overnight stay (max. 2 people) only to the NASCO HOTEL (4 star, Corso Sempione 69, in the center of Milano) for all the period of the Festival.

A real worldwide event of the field that include 150 Projections, 6 Meetings, 2 Workshops, 4 Exhibitions, 30 Awards, 4 Side Events with prestigious guests and high media interest (230 qualified journalists) that will involve over 100.000 audience with free entrance and by invitation where it is expected the presence of 200 Sports Television Channels which will participate to the delivery of the “Tv Sport Emotions Award” to “The best of world tv sport channel” in the within of the “TV SPORT EMOTIONS” Program.

In 2012 the prestigious prize was given to Eurosport and, in 2013, to CCTV Cinema (China Central Television, National Chinese Television).

Wishing that our invitation will be received, please answer to the present, if You are interested, within 15th April 2014.

 

HON MILORAD DODIK PRESIDENT OF SERBIAN REPUBLIC OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA MEETS FICTS

A new appointment in the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the “World FICTS Challenge” Worldwide Championship of Cinema and Sport Television that FICTS - Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs organizes in 5 Continents.

Milano, 19 March. President of Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina  On. Milorad Dodik
together with FICTS President Prof. Franco Ascani and the top management of AICCRE Lombardy

It was emerged at the end of the meeting - at the Regional Council of Lombardy – among  a delegation of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina led by the President of the Republic On. Milorad Dodik, the FICTS President Prof. Franco Ascani and the Top management of AICCRE Lombardy (Italian Association for the Council of European Municipalities and Regions of Europe), chaired by Dr Luciano Valaguzza.

During the meeting, in which have been analyzed the opportunities for trade with the Republic of SRPSKA founded in 1992, FICTS has developed a project for the realization – in Banja Luka – of a great event for culture, TV, movies and sports communication articulated in Projections, Meetings, Workshops, Exhibitions, Sports Side Events.

“Culture and tourism are the basic elements of which sport becomes an instrument of communication” - said the President Mr Milorad Dodik (Honorary President of Basketball club Partizan Belgrade) - which has invited a FICTS delegation in the Republic of SRPSKA.

 

THE JURY OF "BCN SPORTS FILM - BARCELLONA INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL"

The Organizing Committee of “BCN Sports Film 2014 - Barcelona International FICTS Festival” has chosen the Jury. The Festival 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 event will be held in Barcelona (Spain) from 7th to 10th May 2014.

  • ANA MARÍA BORDAS

Ana María Bordas graduated with a degree in Journalism from the UAB to take up a long career in RTVE. In 1984, after a time as editor of Radiocadena Española, she moved to RNE as a journalist to cover politics and went on to become international editor of the weekend news at TVE. She was Washington correspondent for RNE from 1989 till 1992 when she became non-sports news coordinator at Ràdio Olímpica at RNE-Ràdio 4 (the official radio for the Barcelona ’92 Games). She then continued her career in Catalonia with several posts in RNE and TVE between 1992 and 2008. In 2010 she became director of TVE and, since 2013, is director of RTVE Catalonia.



  • MERI FARNELL

Meri Farnell is a lover of extreme sports and graduated as a Technician in Image and Audiovisual Production. Closely involved in many facets of the Creative Arts (photography, design, web programming, production, photographic directing and editing) she won the second MAU (Exhibition of Urban Art of Granollers) and produced the video "Barcelona Kaleidolapse". She collaborates with the Nau Ivanow organising cultural events and is a cultural promoter for the Town Council of l’Hospitalet de Llobregat at their recently inaugurated Centre for Audiovisual Creation, Torre Barrina. She also collaborates with FILMETS Badalona and has taken part in conferences, markets, professional meetings and courses such as: Off-Courts; Tous Courts and FEC Reus amongst others.

  • CARLOS MARAÑÓN

Carlos Marañón graduated with a degree in Law from the University of Barcelona and Journalism from the University of Navarra. He is director of the magazine CINEMANÍA since 2008. As a journalist and film critic he has contributed with, amongst others, El País, La Vanguardia, Cadena SER and Canal+.  He writes a column in the AS newspaper and is a football commentator for Canal+. He is the author of two books: Futbol y Cine, el Balompié en la Gran Pantalla and Un Partido de Leyenda, a study of the John Huston film, Victory. Carlos also trained in the RCD Espanyol de Barcelona football academy.


  • JAVIER MORACHO

Javier Moracho broke 20 Spanish records during his three- decade reign as the Spanish record-holder in the 60m and 100m hurdles and took part in the Moscow ’80, Los Angeles ’84 and Seul ’88 Olympic Games. He has received two awards for his professional career: the Medal for Sports Merit (1990) from the Government of Aragon and the Magnificent Sportsman Prize (2006). Javier graduated from the University of Barcelona with a degree in Sport and Physical Education and was the Director of Public Relations and Protocol of the Vuelta de España from 1990 to 2013, sports commentator on Eurosport TV (1996 – 2013), Televisión Española (1990) and Onda Cero Radio. He is currently teaching and doing consultancy work.

  • MARÍA TERESA SAMARANCH

María Teresa Samaranch is a Doctor of Economics and Business Studies specializing in the Management of Sports Organisations. Her professional sports career started when she was attaché before the COOB’92 for the Australian delegation during the Barcelona OG. She was Director of Promotion, Publicity and Protocol for World Swimming Championships in Barcelona 2003 and the European Swimming Championships in Madrid 2004. She sits on the boards of the EAE Foundation, Spanish Olympic Committee, the Executive Committee of the COE and the Barcelona Olympic Foundation amongst others. She has been President of the Spanish Ice Sports Federation since 2005. As Vice-President of the Samaranch Foundation her contribution to sport was recognized in 2010 when she was awarded the Bronze Medal in the Royal Order of Sports Merit and then again in 2011 with the Silver Medal.

 

CINEMA, TV, SPORT FOR VIETNAM INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL - SPORT, TOURISM, MOVIES & TV"

The seventh edition of “Vietnam International FICTS Festival - Sport, Tourism, Movies & Tv” organized by “Vietnam Cinema of Sports & Tourism”, led by FICTS President for Asia Nguyen Xuan Vinh, will take place – from 2nd to 5th July – in Hanoi.


 

The Festival, organized in the framework of the World Championship of the Cinema and the sport Television, has the aim to promote more the sport and tourism quality through the sport images. The Festival is organized with the support of FICTS in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam and the Vietnam Olympic Committee.

 
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