Join us this December for a passion-filled celebration of excellence, respect and friendship. A great festival to enjoy and discuss sports-themed films.

A festival open to all kinds of film, television and web audiovisual productions, concerning both professional and amateur sport, to encourage meetings and collaboration between creatives and operators in the industry, creating the conditions for the comparison and dissemination of messages of sportsmanship, friendship, healthy competition, fair play and socio-cultural revenge.

INTERNATIONAL SPORT FILM FESTIVAL is a competition, and a prize will be awarded for each identified category by an international jury comprised of experts and personalities from Cinema, TV, Media, Sport, and Culture.

Golden Runner: the work that best represents the festival’s values.
Best Feature: the best narrative film that is more than 70 minutes long.
Best Documentary: the most excellent documentary film (any length).
Best Short Film: the best narrative feature that is less than 70 minutes in length.
Best Director.
Best emerging director: this award will be given to a director for his or her first or second film.
Best Photography.
Best Actor or Actress.
Best Web Content: the best work created and distributed solely for the internet.
Young Productions Award: a special award given to works created and produced primarily by people under the age of 30.

INTERNATIONAL SPORT FILM FESTIVAL is open to any kind of film, television and web audiovisual production, concerning both professional and amateur sport.

SECTIONS
All works with a sports theme produced between 2017 and 2022 are eligible to compete in the INTERNATIONAL SPORT FILM FESTIVAL in the following categories:

DOCUMENTARIES
Chronicles and documented research, whether on television or film, about sport in all its forms, including stories about champions, teams, and events, as well as the propagation of gymnastic disciplines or topics related to physical well-being.

NARRATIVE FILMS
Feature films, short films, TV films, and cartoons of any genre that have a strong sports theme.

SERIES
Serial works of any format and genre, created for TV or the web, will be accepted as long as the sport theme is central to the majority of the episodes.

EDUCATIONAL
Sport and its social and solidarity values as a tool for education and training Physical wellness classes or lecture series will also be accepted.

VLOGS
A section dedicated to internet and social media creators. Videos designed for the web, as well as entire YouTube channels, twitch, and so on, are permitted. as long as the content is solely sports-related

SUBMISSIONS
To entry a work for the “INTERNATIONAL SPORT FILM FESTIVAL,” submit and pay the registration fee by 9 November 2022 (the number of works for each participant is unlimited) by sending the work in digital format through the festival’s page on filmfreeway.com.
All works in languages other than Italian must have English or Italian subtitles.

In addition, the following documents will be required:
– A film summary sheet with the logline and synopsis in Italian or English;
– Appropriate photographic documentation in digital format (high resolution jpeg) for which publication is authorized and free, to be used for the Official Catalog, press release, website, and Festival promotion;
– A trailer of no more than 3 minutes in length, in HD format or higher;
– Biography and filmography of the director and/or the protagonists.