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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Thursday 19 November

  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Pitch: Distributors meet buyers

    A pitching session for Distribution Companies representatives. Selected participants will have 5′ to introduce their Distribution Catalogue.

    - BOGOSHORT Film Agency, Colombia - Gargantua Distribution, Italy
    - H264 Distribution, Canada - Show Me Shorts, New Zealand
    - SUDU Connexion, France

    The event will be available on the Filmchief platform, pitches will also be available on-demand on Bsquare

  • 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Pitch: Pitch your fest!

    A pitching session dedicated to festivals programming short films. Selected participants will have 5′ to introduce their own event.

    - Animaphix International Animated Film Festival, Italy
    - Busan International Short Film Festival, South Korea
    - Female Filmmakers Festival Berlin, Germany
    - IndieCork Film Festival, Ireland
    - Krakow Film Festival, Poland

    The event will be available on the Filmchief platform, pitches will also be available on-demand on Bsquare

  • 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Panel: Be Short Now! Festivals of the present, festivals of the future

    This panel aims to answer questions on the organisational issues, changes and challenges that the short film festival ecosystem is about to face in a post-pandemic world. Although uncertainty for the upcoming 2021 season is still very much present and real, how will organisers prepare for it? How will past experiences and recently learnt expertise help shape the future short film festivals? What form will "real-life" events take?

    Moderated by Emilia Mazik (Festival Director, Short Waves Festival)

    In collaboration with Talking Shorts – BE SHORT NOW!

    Guests: Eroll Bilibani (Head of DokuLab, Dokufest), Lars Henrik Gass (Festival Director, Interna- tionale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen), Nina Rodrigues Lima (Director of Programming, Guanajuato In- ternational Film Festival)

  • 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Panel: Pitch Me, If You Can

    Structured as a very informative panel, Pitch Me, If You Can aims to present three of the most renowned pitching platforms - CEE Animation Forum, Euro Connection and European Short Pitch - to filmmakers willing to participate in one or more of these events.

    Moderated by Enrico Vannucci (Programmer, TSFM)

    Guests: Laurent Crouzeix (Coordinator, Euro Connection), Julie Marnay (Head of Programme, Eu- ropean Short Pitch), Aneta Ozorek (Head of Short and Feature Films Section, CEE Animation Forum)

  • 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Masterclass: Behind Chocobar - a tlk with Lucrecia Martel

    Martel’s last work: CHOCOBAR - winner of the TFL Co-Production Fund 2020 - is a creative documentary about the murder of indigenous activist Javier Chocobar by a white landowner in Argentina. The masterclass will focus on various practical aspects related to the film: the relationship with producers, the use of special effects and the challenges behind the realization of a documentary.

    Lucrecia Martel (Argentina) - Writer and director

    Moderated by Violeta Bava (Head of Studies - TFL FeatureLab programme)

  • 09:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Screening: All you need is short - Place/Non-Place

    All You Need Is Short - Place/Non Place programme, 88’ A short film programme curated by Massimiliano Nardulli (Programmer, TSFM), Enrico Vannucci (Programmer, TSFM) analysing the dichotomy of Place and Non-Place.

    - Gardeliana by Patricio Toscano, Argentina, 2020, 17’
    - Menarca by Lillah Halla, Brazil, 2020, 22’ 
    - Escaping the Fragile Planet by Thanasis Tsimpinis, Greece, 2020, 18’
    - L’effort commercial by Sarah Arnold, France / Switzerland, 2020, 16’
    - The Best City Is No City At All (Die beste Stadt ist keine Stadt) by Christoph Schwarz, Austria, 2020, 15’

    The event will be available on the Filmchief platform

Friday 20 November