Sportfilm Liberec is dedicated to films about sports and is located in the magic city of Liberec in the northern Czech Republic.
It is the 25th time the City of Liberec will host the international sports film festival this year and it will be held at an iconic cinema Varšava and at Technical University.
During the whole jubilee year, Sportfilm organizes exhibitions, film premieres, conferences, sports events, music festival and gala awards ceremony.

In 2019, the Czech Television co-production film The Golden Sting was awarded the prestigious prize Guirlande d’Honneur and in 2021, the film Mr Kriss was awarded Guirlande d´Honneur by the jury of Milan Final.
The award is known as Oscar for sports films. The guarantor of this festival series is the Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (FICTS) joining 130 countries under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee.

The jury awards prizes in particular categories and a Grand Prize of the festival.
Categories:
Olympic Ideas
Documentaries
Sports personalities
Feature films and TV series
Methodical and popular science films

25TH SPORTFILM LIBEREC INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL 2022
FESTIVAL STATUTES

ARTICLE 1

SPORTFILM LIBEREC INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL 2022 is an international competition festival of television and theatrical films focusing on topics such as Olympic ideas, Olympic Games and sport. 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 by sports films, documentaries and reports.

ARTICLE 2

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

ARTICLE 3

Submitted films must not be advertising in nature. It is necessary for the competition films to have premiered after January 1, 2017.

ARTICLE 4

The 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 festival president appoints the jury on the organising committee's recommendation.

ARTICLE 5

The festival is headed by the festival director.

ARTICLE 6

SPORTFILM LIBEREC INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL 2022 takes place in Liberec from 5.10. to 8.10.2022. Its aim is to present submitted films. During the festival, the organising committee makes decisions about other non-commercial screenings of submitted films and films from the festival archive, on Czech Television, on the Internet, in schools, public spaces or in other places.

ARTICLE 7

The promoter of SPORTFILM LIBEREC INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL 2022 is SPORTFILM LIBEREC z.s.
The expert guarantors of this festival are the Czech Olympic Committee, Czech Olympic Academy, 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 by the deadline (from 1.6. till 1.9.2022) via www.filmfreeway.com.The submitter agrees with the public screening of submitted films during the festival and the following years in accordance with Article 6. Statutes and jury is available at www.sportfilm.cz.

ARTICLE 9

Competition categories:
- Olympic Ideas
- Documentaries
- Sports personalities
- Feature films and TV series
- Methodical and popular science films

ARTICLE 10

The jury awards prizes in particular categories and a Grand Prize of the festival. The jury has the opportunity awards the Jury´s Prize also. The jury has the right to change the category, in which the movie will be competing.

Czech Olympic Academy awards the Jiří Kössl prize on the jury's recommendation.
Festival Director awards the Vera Caslavka prize on the special board´s recommendation.

31.5.2022, Liberec

Renata Balasova, Festival Director
Leon Jakimic, Festival President

Overall Rating
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  • Happy to be part of the festival

    October 2021
  • Shawn Holt

    It's been nothing but a pleasure.

    October 2021
  • Sofía Nemenmann

    Estamos muy contentos de haber formado parte del Festival!

    October 2021
  • Lucas Ratton

    It was great to to have our film selected to the festival.

    October 2021
  • arman gholipour

    wonderful festvial.
    Thanks to the festival team

    October 2021