Liberec International FICTS Festival: October 1-10

12 Aug 2020

Liberec in Czech Republic will be the seat – from 1 to 10 October – of the 23th edition of “Liberec International FICTS Festival” organized in the framework of the Worldwide Championship of the Cinema and sport television “World FICTS Challenge”.

The promoter of the Festival is Liberecka Sportovni a Telovychovna Organizace z.s.

The Festival, presided by Milan Jirasek President and Vladimir Bohac as Vice President, is directed by Pavel Landa.

Liberec International FICTS Festival 2020” is an international competitive Festival of television and film images focusing on “Olympic Idea, Olympic Games and Sport”. The aim of Festival is to award the best Pictures in particular categories and the best image of all categories. The Festival is intended to help the development of Olympic Ideas due to sports film, document a reportages.

The main presentation of competitive shots, other non-commercial screening of entries pictures and archive picture from Festival’s archive is held in the Czech Television, in internet, in schools, public spaces and other facilities due to Festival organizing committee. The Czech Olympic Academy award the prize of Jiri KÖSSL on there commendation of Jury.

The creation of Czech sports movies scored a greats uccess last year. The winning film of our Festival – „ZLATÝ PODRAZ“ (TheGoldenBetrayal) – was awarded by GUIRLANDE D´HONNEUR award, that is known as OSCAR among the sports – themed films. The prize was awarded by Jury of the Milan Final.

The guarantor of this series is the FICTS – Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (chaired by Prof. Franco Ascani) recognized by the IOC – International Olympic Committee for which promotes the Olympism and sports values through footages in the 121 joined Countries.

The winning films of each category and the overall winning film of whole festival will be nominated for this global show.

The jury will decide about the winning films and other nominations. The jury appreciated the best images and prizes will be officially handed over on October 1st, 2020 – in the Varsava Cinema where the films will be screened.

The upcoming change for this year’s Festival is the programme including sport marketing conference and Festival Run in cooperation with “RUN Czech“

The  main guest of honour will be former world high ranked tennis player Radek Stepanek.