Sport Film Festival
It will be held as part of the season “Estate al Verdura 2016” the most important sport film festival, a sort of Hollywood, a kind of “Academy Awards” of the sport films
Official Announcement of the artistic direction of the SportFilmFestival
It ended the first selection of films in competition at the 37th edition of the International Film Festival SPORTFILMFESTIVAL , there are 25 films selected out of more than 50 award nominations arrived in the sports movie capital , the next step of the festival will be the award nominations which will be formalized by 30th June 2016
The Festival, designed in 1979 by known sports journalist Vito Maggio and directed for the eleventh consecutive year by Roberto Oddo and promoted by Sports Communication Center and the City of Palermo and entrusted the organization of the Association GS with the patronage of CONI Sicily, Sicily Cip, Consular Corps, AMSD – FMSI and Los Ninos Foundation del mar, it proposes even this year to tell sports pages written by great film productions from all over the world, evocative emotions conveyed by champions and protagonists of sports world.
These the Cinematic Productions from Russia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Spain, Poland, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Bulgaria and Italy.
Here is the list of nominee for Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Sound-mixing, best director and best film in the sections: movie, Short movie, Paralympic and football movies.
RUSSIA – SPIRIT IN MOTION S.Geveyler / J.Bivsheva / S.Kucher;
RUSSIA – RINGS OF THE WORLD – Sergey Miroshnichenko;
ROMANIA – LIFE IS SPORT, LIFE IS LOVE – A.Cosmoiu / B.Malciu;
RUSSIA-LIFTER – S.Fedor;
IRELAND – ONE OCEAN: NO LIMITS – S.McCann;
CZECH REPUBLIC – FC ROMA – R.Kohantorea / T.Bojar;
RUSSIA – THE IMPOSSIBLE IS POSSIBLE – S.Aleksandrov / A.Anisimov;
ITALY – SHE GOT GAME – S. Gottardi
SERBIA – THE GOLDEN BOY – A.Davic
ITALIA – IL RUGGITO DEI LEONI – A.Renna
SPAIN – BARÇA DREAMS – J.Llompart
POLAND – AJDE – Z.Szyszak;
GERMANY – Der Platzwart /The Groundskeeper – Felix Schwadorf
ITALY – A QUALCUNA PIACE IL CALCIO – S.D’orazio;
RUSSIA – THE BOX – E.Bordukov;
ITALY – AFRICA & SPORT PER L’ETIOPIA – R.Bof
ITALY – OLTRE LA LINEA – P. Geremei
AUSTRIA – THE HIGH ROAD – N.kaltschmidt/U.Seidl
ITALY – NOI SIAMO ERCOLINI – G.Del Buono
BELGIUM – SVEN – The Final Year – J.Vandermotte
SWITZERLAND – THE LIVES OF MECCA LOW ITA-S.Etter
ITALY – L’ORO DI NAPOLI – P.Li Donni;
BULGARIA – SALTO MORTALE – B.Kolev;
RUSSIA – KICK BALL CHANGE – G.Sadot;
ITALY – QUARTO SAVONA 15 – G.D’Agostino;
The Commission Prize , the jury in charge of awarding Paladino d’Oro to the sports world personalities, of journalism, of publishing and sports cinema, has nominated among others : Giovanni Malagò ( CONI president Italy ) , Vincenzo Nibali , Serse Cosmi , Javier Zanetti , Simone Pianegiani , Alex Zanardi and others , will also be awarded the following prizes for the sports organization to Angelo Pizzuto , for the sports journalism to Salvatore Requirez , for health promotion to Vittorio Virzi , for sports Paralympic to the Polisportiva Alba , for social commitment a special prize will be awarded to Giovanna Allotta .
The entrance to the Grand Gala is free, to reserve invitations contact the secretary of the festival phone to +39 091 301 888 or send an email to email@example.com.
The Festival program :
Palermo July 22, 2016 – Circolo Tennis Palermo – Press Conference ;
Palermo 22-27 July 2016 – Circolo Tennis Palermo screenings of nominated films ;
Palermo July 28, 2016 – Circolo Tennis Palermo – Meeting with directors and productions ;
Palermo July 28, 2016 -Teatro di Verdura – Conference ” Health & Sports “.
Palermo July 28, 2016 – Teatro di Verdura 21.00 – ” Grand Gala of Paladino d’Oro ” ; Contacts : Festival Director Roberto Oddo +39 340 3396478