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Conditions for the film's participation in the competition part of the festival

Films can be submitted until August 1, 2024.

Upload your film via the Filmfreeway.com

27th Sportfilm Liberec International FICTS Festival 2024

 FESTIVAL STATUTES AND SUBMISSION RULES

 Article 1

SPORTFILM LIBEREC INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL 2024 is an international competition festival of television and theatrical films focusing on topics such as sport, Olympic ideas and the Olympic Games. The aim of the festival is to award films in particular categories and the best film of all categories. The festival is intended to develop Olympic ideas through sports films, documentaries and reports.

Article 2

The festival programme consists of a screening of competition and non-competition television and theatrical films and accompanying programmes.

Article 3

It is necessary for the competition films to have premiered after January 1, 2019.

 Article 4

The Festival Jury consists of 7 or 9 members. It is headed by the Jury President. Each member has one vote. In case of the same proportion of votes, the Jury President is the one whose vote decides. The results of the vote are not public.

The Festival Juries are appointed by the Festival President on the Organizing Committee's recommendation

Article 5

The festival is headed by the Festival President.

 Article 6

SPORTFILM LIBEREC INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL 2024 takes place in Liberec from 3 October to 6 October, 2024. Its aim is to present submitted films. During the festival, the Organizing Committee makes decisions about other non-commercial screenings of submitted films and films from the festival archive on Czech Television, the Internet, in schools, public spaces or other places, also in the following two years.

 Article 7

The promoter of SPORTFILM LIBEREC INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL 2024 is SPORTFILM Liberec z.s in cooperation with Victoria Production s.r.o.

The expert guarantors of this festival are the Czech Olympic Committee, Czech Union of Sport, Czech Film and Television Union (FITES) and Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs – Milan, Italy.

 Article 8

Competition films of particular categories can be submitted by their producers, filmmakers, owners, authors or legal persons between 1 May and 1 August, 2024, via web page www.filmfreeway.com where you can find detailed terms.

 Films competing in the European categories must be produced in Europe.

 The submitter agrees with the public screening of submitted films during the festival and the following years in accordance with Article 6. The statutes and the composition of the jury can be found at www.sportfilm.cz.

 Article 9

Competition categories:

1. Olympic ideas

2. Documentaries

3. Sports personalities

4. Feature films and series

5. Methodology, education

 Article 10

The Jury awards prizes in particular categories and a grand prize of the festival.

The Festival Director is entitled to award the Festival Director's Prize.

The Juries reserve the right to change the classification of a film in competition to a different category than it was entered.

The Juries reserve the right not to award a prize in a particular category.

On the Special Committee's recommendation, the Festival Director awards Věra Čáslavská prize, The Beam of Courage and Hope.

The trophies and awards are accepted by the filmmakers in person or on their behalf.

 On the recommendation of the festival jury, the Czech Olympic Academy awards the Jiří KÖSSL Award.

On the recommendation of a special committee, the director of the festival awards the Ray of Courage and Hope award to Věra ČÁSLAVSKÁ.

Trophies and awards are accepted by creators personally or by proxy.

In Liberec  1.4. 2024  

Mgr. Renata Balašová, Festival Director

PhDr. Jakub Bažant, FICTS CZ President