Following on from its recent distribution deal with Ananda Media in France, we’re delighted to announce that ‘Turtles & Hares: Team Carrie Marathon Runners’ has been selected for the SPORT MOVIES & TV 2019 – 37th Milano International FICTS Festival.

SPORT MOVIES & TV 2019 – 37th Milano International FICTS Fest is a final of 16 Festivals (around the 5 Continents) of the “World FICTS Challenge” World Championship of Television, Cinema, Communication and Sport Culture and will be held in MILANO (ITALY) from 25th TO 30th OCTOBER 2019.  

The event is organized by FICTS – Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs, with 116 Countries (chaired by Prof. Franco Ascani Member of “IOC Commission for Culture and Olympic Heritage”) and recognized by the International Olympic Committee for which it promotes the values of sport through film.

The event is a considerable “world showcase” for networks, media, broadcasters, production houses, producers, directors, filmmakers, Olympic Committees, advertising and integrated communication agencies, that will show the whole universe of cinema and sport television through film, reportages, fiction, cartoons, etc. There are 7 competitive Sections: 1) Olympic Spirit; 2) Documentary; 3) Sport & Disability; 4) Sport & Society; 5) Movies; 6) Movies & Tv Football; 7) Tv and weblog.

The seventeenth century Palazzo Giureconsulti, in the heart of Milano (Piazza Mercanti, 2 – Piazza DUOMO) will be the “Core business” of the event separated into Screenings (Worldwide and European premieres, etc. across 6 programmes), MeetingsWorkshops, Exhibitions, Press Conference, Awards of National and International guests and Side Events.

The International Jury, composed by 7 experts of cinema, television, media, sport and culture, will assign for each of the 7 Sections, the “Guirlande d’Honneur” the “Oscar of Cinema and Sport Television”, the “Mention d’Honneur” as well as the “Special Prize” (among which Super Award” in money of € 5.000 assigned to “The best production among all the Section” as well as a prize for the Young Section “Opera Prima”).

All the productions selected for the festival, as well as being screened, will be shown with their own profile in the official Catalogue of the Festival as well as on the FICTS website and will be circulated in the 16 Festivals ( of the “World FICTS Challenge 2020”.

More information on the film can be found at