Bcn Sports Film Festival (13)

BCN Sports Film –13th Barcelona International FICTS Festival


02 May 2022
Call for entries

18 Sep 2022
Festival closed

01 Nov 2022
Notification date

20 Feb 2023
28 Feb 2023


Varias sedes,  08038, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival
Feature film festival 90'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Feature Films  90'<
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 20 February 2023      Festival end: 28 February 2023

The Barcelona Olympic Foundation, with the support of the Barcelona City Council, organizes the BCN Sports Film 2023 – 13th BARCELONA INTERNATIONAL FICTS FESTIVAL and forms part of the WORLD FICTS CHALLENGE 2023.

The BCN Sports Film 2023 will be held in Barcelona from 20th to 28th February 2023. This twelfth edition of the Festival will have a competitive nature.

The thirteenth edition of the festival will have a hybrid format so, there will be face-to-face screenings and online screenings. The rights that the authors assign, therefore, are both for the face-to-face sessions that are held in the official venues of the contest, as well as for the sessions that will be held online through an online platform.

These Rules & Regulations have been approved by the BCN Sports Film 2023 Organising Committee.

Your taking part in BCN Sports Film 2023 implies the total acceptance of these regulations.

Inscriptions will be accepted from 2nd May 2022 till 18th September 2022, both inclusive.


Selected Films will be competing for:

•The City of Barcelona Amphora for the best film, gifted with 1000 €

•Jury Special Award, gifted with 750 €

•Award for the best Catalan production, gifted with 500 €

•Award for the best adventure sports film – Álvaro Bultó, gofted with 500 €

•Award for the best fiction film, gifted with 500 €

•Award for the best documentary, gifted with 500 €

•Award for the best animated film, gifted with 500 €

•Award “Sport as a ccoperation tool”, gifted with 500 €

The BCN Sports Film 2023 official jury may make as many special awards as they deem fit.

Festival sponsors may endow other awards with prizes in cash or kind.

Withholding will be applied to this amount according to current legislation.


One of the principal objectives of BCN Sports Film 2023 is to bring the general public into contact with sports-orientated audiovisual content and the values that they represent. Whilst offering the media, film directors, producers and specialised distributors a meeting place in which they can exchange views and information.


The BCN Sports Film 2023 is open to all those productions in which the principal subject matter is that of sport in all its forms and disciplines.

Genres included: animated films, documentaries and fiction, from shorts to feature length films.


BCN Sports Film 2023 is open to both professional and independent productions.

BCN Sports Film 2023 will admit all films produced from 1st January 2020.

The maximum length of the works presented at the BCN Sports Film 2023 will be 90 minutes.
Each producer may present as many films as he wishes as long as they comply with all other regulations.

Therefore, the participant guarantees that he has all the exploitation rights over the work to be able to participate in the competition and the participant exempts the organizers from any claim that may arise from third parties in relation to intellectual property rights.

BCN Sports Film 2023 Organising Committee may programme non-competing films of general interest whatever their date of production.


The BCN Sports Film 2023 Organising Committee will appoint the official Festival jury. The BCN Sports Film 2023 jury will comprise popular personalities drawn from the worlds of sport, cinema, audiovisual production and culture.



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