FiveCurrents is pleased to announce that the Rio 2007 Pan American Games Opening Ceremony video has been selected by the Milan International FICTS Festival (Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs) during the first round of the awards process. During the next week, the jury will determine which of the selected videos will receive the ‘Special Merit Award’ or the ‘Guirlande d’Honneur’, the festival’s highest honor.
The Prize, created in 1983, is awarded every year to the persons who played a significant role in the promotion of sport image, cultural, and ethical values. The FICTS Festival is competitive and the works are judged by an international jury hailing from seven different countries.
The Rio 2007 Pan American Games video, a FiveCurrents production, is in the Sport Movies & TV 2008 category. The video will be shown at the FICTS festival in Milan on 4 November at 3:30pm. For more on the FICTS Festival, click here.