International Audiovisual Competition. Sport, Mountain and Olympism – Snow & Ice Sports. Deadline submission: September 15

8 Jul 2022

Panathlon International Cultural Foundation – “Domenico Chiesa” and FICTS – Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs (joined with 130 member Countries) promote and organize a special international competition for themed videos, with free entries, on the theme “Sport, Mountain and Olympism – Snow & Ice Sports” towards Milano-Cortina 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

An important showcase for filmmakers, new media, professionals and independents, etc. who can participate with videos of a maximum length: 4 minutes, shot in any format and technique (fiction, animation, documentaries, etc.). The aim of the competition is to promote the quality of the sporting gesture images that highlight the relationship between mountains, sport and Olympism and that spread the values of the Panathletic Movement, universal ideal culture through sport, an educational tool for social change. The FICTS – for its part – intends to enhance and promote the short film as an original form of expression, to encourage the creativity of those who approach the cinema offering the greatest visibility through sport.

To participate, please send your material through wetransfer (mail: info@ficts.com) no later than 15 September 2022.

The Competition Rules are available from the link

The “Entry Form” is available from the link

A Jury comprising by 3 representatives from the Foundation and 3 representatives from FICTS will assess the 10 shortlisted videos and will award – for the three winning videos – prizes for a total amount of € 6.000. The “Award Ceremony” will take place in Milan (Italy) on November 13, 2022 in conjunction with “SPORT MOVIES & TV 2022”, Final of the “World FICTS Challenge” (20 Festivals in 5 Continents) World Championship of Television, Cinema, Communication and Sport Culture.