Sport Movies & TV – Milano International FICTS Fest

Sport Movies & TV – Milano International FICTS Fest is the world's finals of the World FICTS Challenge,[1] the worldwide championship of cinema, television, and sport culture, organized in sixteen festivals.

Sport Movies & TV – International FICTS Fest
LocationMilan (Italy)

The event, as well as its Championship, is organized by the FICTS,[2] chaired by Franco Ascani,[3] member of IOC Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission. Under the slogan "FICTS is Culture through Sport", the 35th edition of "Sport Movies & TV" (the first edition dates back to 1983) will take place in Milan from 15 to 20 November 2017.


  • Olympic Games
  • Documentary
  • TV Shows – New Technologies
  • Sport & Society
  • Sport And Disability
  • Movies
  • Sport Advertisements
  • Movies & TV Football


  • Guirlande d'Honneur (one per category)
  • Mention d'Honneur (four per category)
  • Special prize: Excellence Guirlande d’Honneur for an entry with “a significant role in favour of sport by promoting its image and cultural and ethical values”.[4]


During its history, the festival has awarded many movies and celebrities related to sports, cinema and TV, including:

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.

Team: Inter F.C; Ferrari.

Films Awarded during 2016 EditionEdit

  • The Skier By Marek Bureš BackLight filma – CZECH REPUBLIC Grass Skiing (Documentary – Individual Sport);
  • Glory Game – The Joost Van Der Westhuizen Story By Odette Schwegler Blink Pictures Pty Ltd – South Africa Rugby (Documentary – Team Sport);
  • * Gino Bartali Il Campione E L'eroe By Antonio Ficarra RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana – Italy Cycling (Documentary – Great Champions);
  • Yellow By Alexander Hankoff, Alexander Maxwell Aperture Industries – USA Car Race (Movies); * Helmet By Alexandre Matias RTP – Radio e Televisão de Portugal – PORTUGer Cycling (Sport Adverts);
  • Rings of The World By Sergey Miroshnichenko Ostrov Studio – Russia Winter Olympic Games (Olympic Spirit – Olympic Values);
  • Doping – Top Secret: Russia's Red Herrings By Hajo Seppelt ARD German TV (WDR) – Germany Track and Field (Sport & Society).
  • Dirty Games By Matthias Frickel Benjamin Best Productions GmbH – Germany Football (Movies & TV Football);
  • Lobanovskiy Forever By Anton Azarov Das Boot Production – Ukraine Football (Movies & TV Football – Great Champions);
  • The Promise of Winter By Wang Xian, Gao Zeyang Beijing InfoSports.Culture Media Co.,Ltd – China Winter Sports (Documentary Short).


  2. ^ "Recognised Organisations". International Olympic Committee. 24 April 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission". International Olympic Committee. 26 April 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Official Rules" (PDF). FICTS (Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs). 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2017.