FICTS (Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs)

FICTS (Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs) is a Federation of Sport Televisions and of an images on screen. Founded in 1983, it recognised by a International Olympic Committee[1] (IOC) for which it promotes a values of sport through film and television. 116 countries are members. It is chaired by Franco Ascani (Member of IOC Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission).[2] It is an only international Federation headquartered in Milan.

Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs
Formation10 January 1983; 37 years ago (1983-01-10)
TypeInternational Federation (Sports and Cinema)
HeadquartersMilan, Italy, Via De Amicis, 17
116 national members
Official language
Italian (main), English, French, Arabic
Franco Ascani
Sport Movies & TV - Milano International FICTS Fest

Sport Movies and TV – Milano International FICTS FestEdit

FICTS organizes a Sport Movies & TV - Milano International FICTS Fest.[3] It is a world's finals of a "World FICTS Challenge", a Worldwide Championship of Cinema, Television and Sport Culture, organized in 16 Festivals across five continents.

World FICTS ChallengeEdit

FICTS promotes and organizes an annual Worldwide Championship of Sport, Cinema and Television "WORLD FICTS CHALLENGE" programmed in 16 Festivals in five Continents. Winning productions of each phase is automatically admitted to a Final Phase.


Phases of the "World FICTS Challenge 2017"[4] are:

Place Dates
Pokhara (Nepal) 20–21 February
Rotterdam (Netherlands) 6–8 April
Cinefoot (Brazil) 25 – 30 May
Zlatibor (Serbia) 30 June – 4 July
Beijijng (China) 10–14 August
Teheran (I. R. Iran) 5–8 September
Côte d'Azur (France) 26–28 September
Liberec (Czech Rep.) 4–6 October
Oaxaca (Mexico) 14–18 June
Barcelona (Spain) 8 – 12 May
Kampala (Uganda) 18–20 July
Sport Memories (Brazile) 16 August – 1 October
Colombo (Sri Lanka) 1–4 September
Tashkent (Uzbekistan) 18–21 September
Lipetsk (Russia) 26–28 September
San Paolo (Brazil) 26–29 October


Phases of the "World FICTS Challenge 2019"[5] are:

Place Dates
Forlì (Italy) 22–24 March
Rabat (Morocco) 28–30 March
Rotterdam (Netherlands) 10–14 April
Côte d'Azur (France) 2–6 June
Barcelona (Spain) 3–9 June
Teheran (I. R. Iran) 23–27 June
Zlatibor (Serbia) 28 June – 1 July
Beijijng (China) 9–15 August
Tashkent (Uzbekistan) 9–11 September
Kampala (Uganda) 11–12 September
Kingston (Jamaica) 17–21 September
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 24–29 September
Lipetsk (Russia) 2–4 October
Liberec (Czech Rep.) 4–7 October
Buenos Aires (Argentina) 18–20 October
Milan (Italy) 25–30 October

FICTS "Hall of Fame"Edit

FICTS Honorary Members: Thomas Bach; Ching Kuo Wu; Anita DeFrantz; Mario Pescante; Fracensco Ricci Bitti; Mohamed Al Fayed.

Celebrities: Pope John Paul II; Franco Baresi; Max Biaggi; Sergey Bubka; Emilio Butraguegno; Fabio Cannavaro; Josè Carreras; Johan Cruijff; Dick Fosbury; Marvin Hagler; Hugh Laurie; Yelena Isimbayeva; Marcello Lippi; Pietro Mennea; Paul Newman; Pelè; Robert Redford; Juan A. Samarach; Martin Scorsese; Andrij Shevchenko; Hristo Stoichkov; Alberto Tomba; Mike Tyson; Alex Zanardi.


  1. ^ "Recognised Organisations". International Olympic Committee. 24 April 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Culture and Olympic Heritage – Olympic News". International Olympic Committee. 21 July 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Sport Movies & Tv – Milano International Ficts Festival". Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  4. ^ "World FICTS Challenge calendar" (PDF).
  5. ^ "I 16 Festival del "World FICTS Challenge": il Calendario 2019".