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Awards & winners of the TFL Meeting Event 2020 - Digital Edition!

TFL Meeting Event

Awards & winners of the TFL Meeting Event 2020 - Digital Edition!

November 20, 2020

Friday 20th November the 13th edition of the TFL Meeting Event, held entirely in digital format, came to an end with the official Awards Ceremony! read more

3rd Torino Film Industry: discover the events curated by TorinoFilmLab!

TFL News & Events

3rd Torino Film Industry: discover the events curated by TorinoFilmLab!

November 10, 2020

The third edition of TFI Torino Film Industry – which encompasses the 5th edition of Torino Short Film Market, organized by Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio, the Production Days organized by the Film Commission Torino Piemonte and the masterclasses and events curated by TorinoFilmLab … read more

Take a closer look at the Jury and Awards of the TFL Meeting Event!

TFL Meeting Event

Take a closer look at the Jury and Awards of the TFL Meeting Event!

October 27, 2020

The TFL Meeting Event 2020 will conclude with the traditional Awards Ceremony, a moment to assign development, production and distribution awards to the best FeatureLab & ScriptLab projects. The international co-productions supported through the TFL Funds (TFL Audience Design Fund & TFL Co… read more

Green Filming Award: a new incentive from TorinoFilmLab and Trentino Film Commission to encourage eco-sustainable productions

TFL Selections & Awards

Green Filming Award: a new incentive from TorinoFilmLab and Trentino Film Commission to encourage eco-sustainable productions

October 15, 2020

TorinoFilmLab and Trentino Film Commission are proud to announce their new collaboration to foster eco-sustainable production thanks to a new prize: the Green Filming Award, presented yesterday at the MIA – Italian Audiovisual Market.   read more

Discover the special events of the TFL Meeting Event programme!

TFL Meeting Event

Discover the special events of the TFL Meeting Event programme!

October 12, 2020

Together with the main programme – featuring the TFL film & TV series projects developed over the year – the upcoming Meeting Event will be enriched by two special events.   read more

Immersive Storytelling to be addressed by a special TFL Extended - Organization workshop with the Netherlands Film Fund

TFL News & Events

Immersive Storytelling to be addressed by a special TFL Extended - Organization workshop with the Netherlands Film Fund

October 8, 2020

In collaboration with TorinoFilmLab, the Netherlands Film Fund has initiated an intensive workshop on Immersive Storytelling to take place online from October 26th to October 30th. Created in the frame of the TFL Extended – Organization scheme… read more

TFL Meeting Event: 8 projects to be featured within TFL Coming Soon 2020!

TFL Meeting Event

TFL Meeting Event: 8 projects to be featured within TFL Coming Soon 2020!

October 6, 2020

The TFL Meeting Event 2020 is getting closer (16-20 November 2020), and it is time to unveil the 8 feature film projects that will be presented in the frame of TFL Coming Soon!   read more

TFL-supported film CUBAN DANCER by Roberto Salinas to premiere at Alice nella Città 2020!

TFL Films & Series

TFL-supported film CUBAN DANCER by Roberto Salinas to premiere at Alice nella Città 2020!

October 2, 2020

The upcoming edition of Alice Nella Città (15-25 October 2020) – the parallel and independent section of the Rome Film Fest dedicated to the new generations of filmmakers – will host, Out of Competition, the world premiere of CUBAN DANCER by Roberto Salinas.   read more

Six producers to participate in Up & Coming Italia 2020

TFL Meeting Event

Six producers to participate in Up & Coming Italia 2020

September 29, 2020

The 13th edition of the TFL Meeting Event, which will be held digitally from the 16th to 20th of November 2020, will put a spotlight on emerging Italian producers thanks to the new initiative Up & Coming Italia 2020. read more

Red Sea Lodge announces the winners of its two production grants!

TFL Selections & Awards

Red Sea Lodge announces the winners of its two production grants!

September 28, 2020

During the Awards Ceremony held on September 25th, an international Jury announced the winners of the two $ 500.000 production grants, selected among the projects developed within the Red Sea Lodge – a Red Sea International Film Festival’s training initiative organized in collaboration… read more

THE SALT IN OUR WATERS by Rezwan Shahriar Sumit will be screened in both the BUSAN IFF and the BFI London Film Festival 2020!

TFL Films & Series

THE SALT IN OUR WATERS by Rezwan Shahriar Sumit will be screened in both the BUSAN IFF and the BFI London Film Festival 2020!

September 14, 2020

Two film festivals in October for THE SALT IN OUR WATERS, the debut feature of the Bangladeshi director Rezwan Shahriar Sumit: the film has been in fact selected for both the BFI London Film Festival (7-18 October 2020) and the Busan International Film Festival (21-30 October 2020) within the… read more

TFL Next: a September full of intensive workshops!

TFL Next

TFL Next: a September full of intensive workshops!

September 2, 2020

September promises to be full of meetings, with 3 intensive TFL Next online workshops exploring screenwriting!   read more

TFL Next tackles Audience Design with a special workshop on 10-18 September!

TFL Next

TFL Next tackles Audience Design with a special workshop on 10-18 September!

August 28, 2020

Summer is almost gone… and so we get back on track with a new TFL Next workshop – the first dedicated to Audience Design!     read more

LA NUIT DES ROIS by Philippe Lacôte selected for the 77th Venice Film Festival’s Orizzonti competition!

TFL Films & Series

LA NUIT DES ROIS by Philippe Lacôte selected for the 77th Venice Film Festival’s Orizzonti competition!

July 28, 2020

For the first time in twenty years, an Ivorian feature film will compete at the Venice International Film Festival. We are glad to share that Philippe Lacôte’s LA NUIT DES ROIS (NIGHT OF THE KINGS) is one of the 19 titles selected for 2020 Venice’s Orizzonti section, and will… read more

TFL Film ALL THE PRETTY LITTLE HORSES selected at Shanghai IFF and Sarajevo Film Festival!

TFL Films & Series

TFL Film ALL THE PRETTY LITTLE HORSES selected at Shanghai IFF and Sarajevo Film Festival!

July 24, 2020

We are happy to announce that the second feature film by Michalis Konstantatos, ALL THE PRETTY LITTLE HORSES has been selected in the Golden Goblet Award Official Selection at the Shanghai International Film Festival 2020 (25/07 - 02/08) AND the Feature Competition at Sarajevo Film Festival 2020 … read more

ZAFARI by Mariana Rondón winner of the new WCF Europe – TFL Audience Design Award!

TFL Selections & Awards

ZAFARI by Mariana Rondón winner of the new WCF Europe – TFL Audience Design Award!

July 21, 2020

We are proud to announce the recipient of the very first WCF Europe – TFL Audience Design Award, powered by the World Cinema Fund and TorinoFilmLab: ZAFARI, by Mariana Rondón! The Audience Design Award – by WCF Europe & TFL consists of a scholarship to participate in… read more

TorinoFilmLab announces dates for 2021 calls for applications

Calls & Opportunities

TorinoFilmLab announces dates for 2021 calls for applications

July 20, 2020

We are excited to announce the upcoming deadlines to apply to our annual labs for feature film and TV series projects. Structured around 3 workshops and a final presentation in front of the industry, these comprehensive training initiatives are a unique opportunity to enhance the project… read more

A documentary and two fiction feature film projects supported through the TFL Audience Design Fund 2020

TFL Selections & Awards

A documentary and two fiction feature film projects supported through the TFL Audience Design Fund 2020

July 16, 2020

TorinoFilmLab announces the recipients of the TFL Audience Design Fund 2020: three feature film projects – a documentary and two fiction features – to receive TFL’s distribution support, consisting of a € 45.000 grant and the participation in a tailor-made consultancy. … read more

World premiere of FeatureLab project AND THEY MAY STILL BE ALIVE TODAY at the Transilvania International Film Festival!

TFL Films & Series

World premiere of FeatureLab project AND THEY MAY STILL BE ALIVE TODAY at the Transilvania International Film Festival!

July 10, 2020

We are delighted to share that the film AND THEY MAY STILL BE ALIVE TODAY by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu and produced by Bogdan Craciun will have its world premiere during the Romanian Days at the Transilvania International Film Festival. The project participated in FeatureLab 2016 which at the time was… read more

CHOCOBAR by Lucrecia Martel recipient of the TFL Co-Production Fund 2020!

TFL Selections & Awards

CHOCOBAR by Lucrecia Martel recipient of the TFL Co-Production Fund 2020!

July 2, 2020

The new documentary project by Argentinian filmmaker Lucrecia Martel is the winner of the TFL Co-Production Fund 2020 (€ 50.000), which supports co-productions between European and international companies.   read more

ALBATROS, the first TFL Series released on July 1st!

TFL Films & Series

ALBATROS, the first TFL Series released on July 1st!

June 30, 2020

Just three years after the beginning of the SeriesLab programme, we are extremely pleased to celebrate the release of the first TFL Series ever, ALBATROS, available from tomorrow on Telenet Play in Flanders & Brussels!       read more

Free webinar: What is the future of storytelling after the Pandemic?

TFL News & Events

Free webinar: What is the future of storytelling after the Pandemic?

June 25, 2020

TorinoFilmLab is hosting a free webinar which will be available in a live, Zoom streaming on Monday the 29th of June, discussing one of the most pressing issues that we, as creatives, are going to face in the post-corona virus era: What is the future of storytelling after the Pandemic?  … read more

The TFL Meeting Event goes digital: a brand-new, online edition to be held on 16-20 November

TFL News & Events

The TFL Meeting Event goes digital: a brand-new, online edition to be held on 16-20 November

June 17, 2020

We are excited to announce that the 2020 edition of the TFL Meeting Event will take place digitally from the 16th to the 20th of November!   read more

TFL Next: discover the selection of the 4th Film Development workshop!

TFL Next

TFL Next: discover the selection of the 4th Film Development workshop!

June 15, 2020

The 4th TFL Next – Film Development workshop begins today, the last one before the summer break. So far 50 participants – from 30 countries around the world – with a total of 31 feature films have taken part in the online workshops dedicated to film development, which inaugurated… read more

TFL Next – Film Development: announcing 8 new feature film projects

TFL Next

TFL Next – Film Development: announcing 8 new feature film projects

June 8, 2020

Another week, another workshop: we are thrilled to welcome a new group of filmmakers for our online training TFL Next – Film Development! read more

SWEAT by Magnus von Horn selected at Cannes 2020!

TFL Films & Series

SWEAT by Magnus von Horn selected at Cannes 2020!

June 4, 2020

The Cannes Film Festival has announced the Official Selection of films that should have been presented on the Croisette in 2020, and we are delighted to share that Magnus von Horn’s second feature film SWEAT is one of these titles.     read more

FeatureLab trainers line-up announced!

TFL People

FeatureLab trainers line-up announced!

May 29, 2020

We are excited to kick off the FeatureLab 2020 programme and to unveil the trainers line-up of this year’s first workshop, which will be held entirely online starting from June 4th.       read more

Voices of TFL Next – testimonials from the first online film development workshop

TFL Next

Voices of TFL Next – testimonials from the first online film development workshop

May 28, 2020

Writing a film is something personal, and doing so in a group workshop setting with a tutor, requires listening, closeness and interpersonal understanding. This is what we had in mind when we created TFL Next. We wanted to provide an opportunity for film professionals from all around the world to… read more

Green TFL: how can we rethink our industry?

TFL Green

Green TFL: how can we rethink our industry?

May 22, 2020

It is time for change. For years now, we have been witnessing a shift in the world and the way we relate to it: sustainability, diversity, inclusivity and gender equality are some of the topics that can no longer be ignored. As an international laboratory, it is in our DNA to question the practices… read more

The 2nd TFL Next workshop starts today: discover the 11 feature film projects selected!

TFL Next

The 2nd TFL Next workshop starts today: discover the 11 feature film projects selected!

May 18, 2020

Today the second TFL Next kicked off, our new online workshop focused on film development, and we’re thrilled to present the 11 selected feature film projects!   read more

TFL Next – Audience Design: call for applications now open!

TFL Next

TFL Next – Audience Design: call for applications now open!

May 12, 2020

We are thrilled to launch the first Audience Design workshop adapted to the new formula TFL Next, our new package of intensive online workshops!   read more

Discover the 12 projects selected for the first TFL Next Film Development workshop!

TFL Next

Discover the 12 projects selected for the first TFL Next Film Development workshop!

May 11, 2020

We are so excited to present the 12 feature film projects taking part in the first edition of our new online development workshop: TFL Next!       read more

Enhancing skills development & networking for emerging Italian producers: TorinoFilmLab launches TFL Up & Coming Italia

Calls & Opportunities

Enhancing skills development & networking for emerging Italian producers: TorinoFilmLab launches TFL Up & Coming Italia

May 4, 2020

We are happy to present the new initiative TFL Up & Coming Italia, specifically designed for emerging Italian producers taking their first steps into international co-production!   read more

Apply to TFL Next – Online workshops!

TFL Next

Apply to TFL Next – Online workshops!

April 29, 2020

We are excited to announce the newest TFL initiative: TFL Next! In these challenging times, it’s more important than ever to sustain a strong, international community and to continue developing original and unique stories that can impact the future. With this in mind, TorinoFilmLab has chosen… read more

FeatureLab 2020 selection unveiled!

TFL Selections & Awards

FeatureLab 2020 selection unveiled!

April 28, 2020

TorinoFilmLab is proud to unveil the ten projects selected for the upcoming edition of FeatureLab 2020. "10 projects with an original artistic identity coming from very different parts of the world, all of them representing somehow the complexity of this planet, the state of things in a… read more

THE SKY IS MINE by Deepak Rauniyar, winner of the TFL Co-Production Fund 2019

TFL People

THE SKY IS MINE by Deepak Rauniyar, winner of the TFL Co-Production Fund 2019

April 24, 2020

Pooja, a Nepali police officer, has broken centuries-old misogyny by becoming the first female Superintendent. She comes across her first case in a violent border town, a case nobody wants to deal with. Whilst tens of thousands are in the streets protesting systemic discrimination against the dark… read more

ScriptLab 2020 kicks off online!

TFL News & Events

ScriptLab 2020 kicks off online!

April 17, 2020

Completely redesigned to adapt to the global health emergency, the first module of the ScriptLab programme kicked off online on Thursday 16th April.   read more

World Cinema Fund and TorinoFilmLab announce the new Audience Design Award

Calls & Opportunities

World Cinema Fund and TorinoFilmLab announce the new Audience Design Award

February 28, 2020

We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with the World Cinema Fund (WCF), increasing the support to WCP-funded projects during the production stage: the Audience Design Award!   read more

TFL International Funds: apply now for production & distribution support!

Calls & Opportunities

TFL International Funds: apply now for production & distribution support!

February 21, 2020

We are excited to launch the 2020 calls for TFL’s funds dedicated to international co-productions: feature film projects – fiction, documentary or animation – involving European and extra-European partners can now apply for the TFL Audience Design Fund & the TFL Co-Production… read more

Meet the TFL Community at the Berlinale 2020!

TFL News & Events

Meet the TFL Community at the Berlinale 2020!

February 14, 2020

The TFL Community is ready to land at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival (20 February – 01 March 2020) with a rich programme: in addition to the participation of the TFL Staff & Pedagogical Team in several activities, 7 TFL Films … read more

TFL Extended – TV Series: participants announced!

TFL Extended

TFL Extended – TV Series: participants announced!

February 12, 2020

We are excited to kick off the first TFL Extended workshop of the year which will be all about TV series development! read more

Discover the projects and Story Editor trainees selected for ScriptLab 2020!

TFL Selections & Awards

Discover the projects and Story Editor trainees selected for ScriptLab 2020!

February 4, 2020

We are extremely glad to present the full selection of ScriptLab 2020 and to announce the partners supporting this new edition.  read more

Apply now to the intensive workshop TFL Extended – Story Editing

Calls & Opportunities

Apply now to the intensive workshop TFL Extended – Story Editing

January 30, 2020

We are happy to present a new formula for our intensive training TFL Extended – Story Editing, enabling even deeper networking and a more hands-on experience. read more

The Berlinale selects a total of 5 TFL Films for its upcoming edition!

TFL Films & Series

The Berlinale selects a total of 5 TFL Films for its upcoming edition!

January 29, 2020

This is a new record for TorinoFilmLab: the upcoming edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (20 February – 01 March), celebrating this year its 70th anniversary, will showcase no less than 5 TFL Films.  read more

Massoud Bakhshi’s YALDA to be screened at Sundance and Berlinale 2020

TFL Films & Series

Massoud Bakhshi’s YALDA to be screened at Sundance and Berlinale 2020

January 23, 2020

Director Massoud Bakhshi (Iran) has secured a prestigious festival run for his sophomore TFL Film YALDA: a world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2020 (23 January – 02 February) and a European premiere less than a month after, within the section … read more

Join the TFL Extended – Feature Film workshops!

Calls & Opportunities

Join the TFL Extended – Feature Film workshops!

January 20, 2020

We are happy to say that the call for the first TFL Extended – Feature Film workshop of 2020 is open! The workshop will focus on feature film development and will be held from April 17th to 21st in Turin, Italy. read more