Kazan (Rep. of Tatarstan - Russia) will be, for one week from 5 to 10 August, the “Worldwide Capital” of Cinema, Television and Cinema with the “33rd Worldwide Final of World FICTS Challenge 2015” for the first time in Russia. Kazan will host the Worldwide Final of 16 Festivals (in 5 Continents with 113 Member Countries) of the “World FICTS Challenge”, Worldwide Championship of Cinema and Sport Television in conjunction with FINA World Swimming Championships that the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan will host after the Universiade 2013, the Fencing World Championship 2014 let alone future venue of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018.
“Kazan Worldwide Final of World FICTS Challenge 2015” will be articulated - in addition to imposing Opening and Closing Ceremonies (on Sviyazhsk Island) – in 100 Projections, 4 Meetings, 4 Exhibitions at the “Port 3D Cinema”, 5 Side Events, 2 Workshops, the International Forum “Tv Sport Emotions” and Awards of prestigious international guests of television, sports and cinema. The event will involved world networks, production companies, sports champions, industry experts.
FICTS President Prof. Franco Ascani and V. Ministry of Sport Khalil Shaykhutdinov
Milano (Italy) will host, from 27th to 31st October 2015, on the occasion of the Universal Exposition EXPO 2015 (1 May – 31 October), “EXSPORT MOVIES & TV 2015 - 33rd MILANO INTERNATIONAL FICTS FEST”, special edition of the traditional worldwide event at the end of the 16 Festivals (organized in the 5 Continents) of the “World FICTS Challenge 2015”. The event dedicated to Television, Cinema, Sport, Culture and Communication through “FICTS is Culture through sport” slogan is also held in the range of “EXSPORT: Sport, Culture, Tourism for all” a “platform” of cultural, educational and sports International viewpoint EXPO 2015.
“Exsport Movies & Tv” will be a privileged place of meeting for authors, media, broadcastings, worldwide Networks, houses of productions, majors, producers, directors, filmmakers, Olympic Committees and Sports Federations, advertising and integrated communication agencies, that will show the whole universe of cinema and sport television through spot, reportages, fiction, cartoon, etc. in the 7 competitive Sections. The Festival, characterized by international participation (journalists, operators and industry experts, sports champions) that determines a strong media, tourism and economic impact in the region, is articulated into Projections, Meetings, Workshops, Exhibitions, Press Conferences, Side Events, Awards of international guests.
The Official Rules are available on www.fictsfederation.it/rules_spmtv2015.pdf.
The “Entry form” is available on http://fictsfederation.it/entry_form.doc.
The submission can be paid directly by website www.sportmoviestv.com/festival/.
FICTS, as “International Federation of Sport Broadcasters”, launches the “Tv Sport Emotions Program”, a circuit of Meeting and Forum, in conjunction with the Festival of the “World FICTS Challenge”, to study the new trends of sports content in TV channels through annual international appointments.
Beijing (China) – from July 3 to 9 - will host in the framework of the “11th Beijing International Sports Film Week” the annual International Meeting promoted by the FICTS and BODA as a springboard, a showcase for the International Forum that Beijing will host in 2016 in one venue: Federations, Organizations, Brand, Sponsor, Network, New Media Producers. Kazan (Russia) will be – on the occasion of the “33rd Worldwide Final of World FICTS Challenge 2015” (5-10 August) - the Workshop “New Sport Movies and television market trends” a meeting, debate, cultural-professional exchange among TV Network, Producers, Directors, Distributors, Journalist and Market Operators on the developments, tendencies of TV, Web and mobile to the presence of TV, sport and media personalities. During the event is scheduled the “Tv Sport Emotions Award - The best tv sport channel of the world” of the year already assigned, in past editions, to Eurosport (France) in 2012, to CCTV - China Central Television (China) in 2013 and Sky Sport (Italy) in 2014. In Milano (Italy) – in the within of “Exsport Movies & Tv 2015” (October 27 to 31) on the occasion of “World Day of Sport Television” will be held the final event of the program “Tv Sport Emotions”.
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).