The full programme of the third edition of TFI Torino Film Industry will be available as of November 10, 2020, on which day all accredited guests will be able to access the platform and start planning their networking activities.

We remind you that applications for free accreditation may be made by November 16.


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Tuesday 17 November

  • 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Torino Film Industry - Opening Session

    Introducing line-up and partnerships.

    Authorities Welcome:

    Vittoria Poggio – Councillor for Culture, Tourism and Commerce, Regione Piemonte
    Francesca Leon – Councillor for Culture, Città di Torino 
    Alberto Sacco – Concillor for Commerce, Città di Torino
    Matteo Bagnasco – Head of "Obiettivo Cultura", Compagnia di San Paolo 

    Jacopo Chessa - CEO Torino Short Film
    Domenico De Gaetano - Director Museo Nazionale del Cinema
    Stefano Francia di Celle - Director Torino Film Festival 
    Mercedes Fernandez Alonso - Managing Director TorinoFilmLab
    Paolo Manera – Director Film Commission Torino Piemonte

  • 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Panel: Natural Born Screenwriter (?) / Sceneggiatori si nasce (?) - A meeting on screenwriting teaching in Italy

    What are the skills, techniques, but also the secrets for becoming a screenwriter? Is screenwriting an art or a profession? And above all, can it really be taught? A panel of screenwriters from the main Italian film schools, to discuss training courses and educational perspectives, but also the role of the screenwriter at a time of important change in both production and distribution.

    Giaime Alonge - Screenwriter and lecturer, Dams, Torino
    Franco Bernini - Art Director, Screenplay writing course, Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Rome
    Fabio Bonifacci - Screenwriter Daniela Bortignoni - Director Accademia Nazionale d’Arte Drammatica Silvio D’Amico, Rome
    Maurizio Braucci - Screenwriter and lecturer TV writing, Civica Scuola Luchino Visconti, Milan
    Salvatore De Mola - Screenwriter and Lecturer Master in Series/Serial Writing, Perugia 
    Mario Cristiani - Screenwriter and Lecturer, Master in Series/Serial writing, Perugia
    Donatella Diamanti - Screenwriter and Lecturer Master in Series/Serial Writing, Perugia
    Massimo Gaudioso - Screenwriter and lecturer, Gian Maria Volontè Film School, Rome
    Grazia Giardiello - Screenwriter and lecturer, TV writing, Civica Scuola Luchino Visconti, Milan
    Ludovica Rampoldi - Screenwriter

    Steve Della Casa - presenter Hollywood Party Rai Radio3
    Piero Bodrato - Screenwriter

  • 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Masterclass: Telling the world - a talk with Evgeny Afineevsky

    Telling the world: a talk with Evgeny Afineevsky, nominee Oscar and Emmy awards in 2016 for "Winter on Fire", 3 Emmy nominations in 2018 for "Cries from Syria" and director of "Francesco", the documentary film recently presented at the Rome Film Festival, to explore methods, strategies and complexity of the cinéma du réel in 2020 international scenario.

    Paolo Manera - Director Film Commission Torino Piemonte
    Gisella Marengo - Producer

Wednesday 18 November