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

PRESENTATION OF “BUENOS AIRES INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL”: 27 – 31 AUGUST IN ARGENTINA

Mario Moccia General Secretary of Olympic Committee of Argentina together with Alejandro Panno President of Organizing Committee and with Javier Casariego producer, officially presented to the media - at the Auditorium of Olympic Committee of Argentina - the “Buenos Aires International FICTS Festival” (www.buenosairesfictsfestival.org).

Press conference of presentation of "Buenos Aires International FICTS Festival"

Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina will host, for the first time from 27 to 31 August 2015, the Festival organized - in the framework of the “World FICTS Challenge 2015” by Libelula Tv Films Srl in collaboration with the FICTS and the Olympic Committee of Argentina. The event, which will consist of Projections, Meetings, Exhibitions, Side Events, Workshops and Awards. Buenos Aires will host, from 11 to 23 September 2018, the III Summer Youth Olympic Games. The “Honorary Committee” will consist of: Prof. Franco Ascani FICTS President, Alicia De Morea, Member of the IOC Commission of “Culture and Olympic Heritage”, V. President of the Argentine Olympic Committee that is working actively in the organization of the Festival and Anna Tarrés Campa coach and the chief executive of the National Spanish synchronized swimming, Juan Bautista Segonds creator and President of the Fundación “Rugby sin Fronteras”. The “Opening Ceremony” of the Festival will take place on August 27 at the former Museum of Telecommunications in Buenos Aires while the “core business” of the event, with Projections, Meetings, Exhibitions, Side Events, Workshops and Awards, will be the theater “The Silver”. Registrations are opened till July 20.

 

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(www.panathlon.be)  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. Panathlon Wallonie-Bruxelles, association founded in 2003, aims to be among the key driving forces in the promotion of sporting values and ethics. The venue will be the Wolubilis (Woluwe-Saint-Lambert) 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). The “Brussels European FICTS Sports Film Festival” will be articulated in 50 hours of screenings consisting of short, medium and feature-length films, whether works of fiction, documentaries, special reports, etc., 3 conferences, one on each of the key themes described:

  • Women’s sport– the role of women in the world of sport and media coverage of women’s sport;
  • Sport for all – the issue of access to active participation in sport everywhere and in all circumstances; the creation of new sports and of new places to take part in sport;
  • The close links between sport and the world of the image – technology working for the development and promotion of sport and of refereeing.

The screenings planned within the context of these themes will enable us to showcase sport in all its diversity, and also to reflect on its current path and how it might best develop in a direction beneficial to society.

 

“BEIJING INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL”: 13 - 19 JULY IN P.R. Of CHINA IN THE WITHIN OF SPORTS FILM WEEK

Beijing (P.R. of China) will host, from 13 to 19 July - the “Beijing International FICTS Festival” organized by the BODA - Beijing Olympic City Development Association in collaboration with the FICTS as part of the “11th Beijing International Sports film Week” which aims to promote the development of sports movies and the Olympic ideals as well as to transmit the Olympic legacy.

On July 15 will be held the official presentation of the International Forum “New Sport Movies and television market trends”, a stepping stone let alone a showcase for the International Forum that Beijing will host in 2016 in one location leading international sports media: federations, organizations, clubs, Brand, Sponsor, Network, New Media Producers and Providers service.

Info on http://www.sportsfilm.org/.

 

“CINEFOOT - INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL FILM FESTIVAL”: TO BE CONTINUED…IN SÃO PAULO AND IN BELO HORIZONTE

The documentary “Geraldinos” directed by Asbeg Pedro and Renato Martins is the official winner of “CINEfoot – International Football Film Festival” (www.cinefoot.org) the film Festival whose main theme is “Football” under the motto “Playing the beautiful game”.

 

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 is underway in Sao Paulo at Football Museum from 28 May to 2 June and in Belo Horizonte at Arteplex Cinema from 29 May to 3 June. CINEfoot is the first and only film Festival in Brazil and Latin America to promote and screen football films.

 

PATROCINIO DI EXPO 2015 A “EXSPORT MOVIES & TV 2015”

EXPO 2015, l’Esposizione Universale che prevede la partecipazione di 23 milioni di spettatori (in svolgimento a Milano), ha concesso il Patrocinio a “EXSPORT MOVIES & TV 2015 – 33rd MILANO INTERNATIONAL FICTS FEST”, in programma a Milano dal 27 Ottobre al 1 Novembre, in quanto rientra nelle iniziative di alto profilo sociale, culturale, scientifico educativo, umanitario, sportivo e turistico, in stretta attinenza con i valori fondanti del BIE e le finalità di Expo 2015.


“EXSPORT MOVIES & TV 2015”, edizione speciale del tradizionale evento mondiale della Televisione, del Cinema, della Comunicazione e della Cultura Sportiva, è organizzato, nell’ambito del Circuito Internazionale “World FICTS Challenge 2015” articolato in 16 Fasi che si svolgono nei 5 Continenti, dalla FICTS - Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (presieduta dal Prof. Franco Ascani e riconosciuta dal Comitato Internazionale Olimpico) che promuove i valori dello sport attraverso le immagini nelle 113 Nazioni affiliate.

L’evento, che si colloca nell’ambito di “EXSPORT: Sport, Culture, Tourism for all”, una “piattaforma” di attività culturali, formative e sportive in ottica internazionale per EXPO 2015, diventerà un luogo di incontro privilegiato per 5000/6000 operatori ed esperti del settore provenienti da tutto il mondo tra autori, media, Network mondiali (tra cui i rappresentanti dei 1.172 canali televisivi sportivi dei 5 Continenti), radio, case di produzione, major, produttori, registi, Comitati Olimpici e Federazioni sportive, agenzie pubblicitarie e di comunicazione che illustreranno l’universo della televisione e del cinema sportivo attraverso documentari, spot, reportage, fiction, cartoon, etc. in una delle 7 le Sezioni competitive.

Prestigiose le sedi che ospiteranno “Exsport Movies & Tv”. Il “Core Business”, con 100 Proiezioni, 4 Meeting, 2 Workshop, 4 Mostre, 5 Eventi collegati, 30 Premiazioni di ospiti internazionali, sarà il seicentesco “Palazzo Cusani” (Via Brera, 15 - Milano) attualmente sede di rappresentanza della NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) a Milano e del Comando Militare Esercito Lombardia (diretto dal Generale Antonio Pennino) situato di fronte alla Pinacoteca che comprende la Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense, l'Accademia di Belle Arti, l’Osservatorio, l'Orto Botanico.

La “Cerimonia di Premiazione” (1 Novembre) avrà luogo presso l’Auditorium Testori del Palazzo della Regione Lombardia (Piazza Città della Lombardia– Milano).

L’evento, a cui è garantita un’ampia partecipazione internazionale (giornalisti, operatori ed esperti del settore, campioni sportivi), determina un forte impatto mediatico, turistico-economico sul territorio e costituisce una considerevole “vetrina mondiale” per le produzioni provenienti dai 5 Continenti che concorreranno per l’assegnazione dell’“Oscar del Cinema e della Tv sportiva” ovvero la “Guirlande d’Honneur”, oltre alle “Mention d’Honneur” e ai “Premi Speciali” che saranno assegnati per ogni Sezione da una Giuria Internazionale composta da esponenti del cinema, della televisione, dei media, dello sport e della cultura dei Paesi che non partecipano al Festival.

 
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