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TFL MEETING EVENT 2021: the awarded projects

TFL Meeting Event

TFL MEETING EVENT 2021: the awarded projects

December 2, 2021

Everything comes to an end - even the 14th TFL Meeting Event - and TorinoFilmLab goes big every time with a proper Awards Ceremony wrapping up the whole year and coming after 150 hours of training, 500 one-to-one meetings with decision makers, various pitching… read more

TFL MEETING EVENT 2021: DAY BY DAY

TFL Meeting Event

TFL MEETING EVENT 2021: DAY BY DAY

November 26, 2021

With a couple of days away from the 29th November - the beginning of the 14th Meeting Event back in Turin - the only thing left to do is read carefully and memorize the most important appointments not to miss. read more

TFL Meeting Event 2021: the Juries, the awards & the Coming Soon selection

TFL Meeting Event

TFL Meeting Event 2021: the Juries, the awards & the Coming Soon selection

November 2, 2021

Needless to say, over the next month the news that you will read on these pages will be related to one topic: the TFL Meeting Event. If you don’t know what we are talking about you probably missed the previous news. read more

FeatureLab & SeriesLab 2022: the calls are open!

Calls & Opportunities

FeatureLab & SeriesLab 2022: the calls are open!

October 20, 2021

Two of the three main TFL annual programmes - SeriesLab and FeatureLab - are currently accepting applications. January’s deadlines are still quite far but this doesn’t mean you should wait to submit an application. Don’t be tardy to the party!  read more

Getting there: TFL Meeting Event 2021

TFL Meeting Event

Getting there: TFL Meeting Event 2021

October 10, 2021

  Since its birth, the happening at the core of TorinoFilmLab’s activity has always been the TFL Meeting Event, an annual showcase of projects, talents and films developed at TFL, an international co-production forum for independent original or adapted feature films featuring a… read more

9 tv series projects boosted by SeriesLab 2021 presented at MIA and open call of SeriesLab 2022

TFL News & Events

9 tv series projects boosted by SeriesLab 2021 presented at MIA and open call of SeriesLab 2022

October 4, 2021

It’s time to wrap up the 2021 edition of SeriesLab – the TFL programme strongly dedicated to seriality. After a productive year made of online modules and (finally!) a residential workshop in Turin, the 9 teams are ready to bring their projects on stage during the upcoming MIA - the… read more

ScriptLab 2022 is open until 1st October 2021!

Calls & Opportunities

ScriptLab 2022 is open until 1st October 2021!

September 17, 2021

We believe that the most original stories are realised through the generous sharing of personal processes of creation among a group of film professionals, bringing a diversity of experience, culture, and personality to the table. That’s why we do ScriptLab, our long-standing programme… read more

TFL Extended moves to Madrid with Film & Story Editing workshops

TFL Extended

TFL Extended moves to Madrid with Film & Story Editing workshops

September 16, 2021

Now that we can meet in person again, we are thrilled to present you the workshops TFL Extended - Film & Story Editing, that will take place in Madrid thanks to Comunidad de Madrid and Ayuntamiento de Madrid. read more

Two #TFLfilms awarded at the Venice Film Festival 2021

TFL Films & Series

Two #TFLfilms awarded at the Venice Film Festival 2021

September 13, 2021

Last Saturday we didn’t miss a bit of the Award Ceremony of the 78th Venice Film Festival – streamed live from the Lido. read more

Getting ready for Toronto and more film festivals

TFL Films & Series

Getting ready for Toronto and more film festivals

July 29, 2021

No summer break is required in the film festival circuit, from the – just-finished – Cannes Film Festival to Locarno just around the corner; we want to keep you updated about the #TFLfilms making their way around the world. read more

Back to the Lido: TFL brings 3 films to Venice

TFL Films & Series

Back to the Lido: TFL brings 3 films to Venice

July 26, 2021

Three films developed also thanks to the TFL’s programmes are ready to approach the Venice lagoon from the 1st to the 11th September for the 78th edition of the Venice Film Festival. read more

Cannes Film Festival 2021: the TFL awards

TFL Films & Series

Cannes Film Festival 2021: the TFL awards

July 19, 2021

The 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival came to an end with great pride from the TorinoFilmLab’s community. It’s always a pleasure to see our participants reaching these kinds of achievements. Which ones exactly? Keep reading. read more

World Cinema Fund announces the TFL Audience Design Award 2021

TFL Selections & Awards

World Cinema Fund announces the TFL Audience Design Award 2021

July 15, 2021

We are extremely glad to renew an important partnership – for the second year in a row – with the World Cinema Fund (WCF) which supports the production and distribution of feature films and feature-length documentaries, with special attention on independent cinema. read more

Alpi Film Lab, 2021 edition: the French and Italian teams

TFL News & Events

Alpi Film Lab, 2021 edition: the French and Italian teams

July 13, 2021

Two workshops (out of four) are over for this first year of Alpi Film Lab, initiative of TorinoFilmLab and Annecy Cinéma Italien, launched by Museo Nazionale del Cinema and Bonlieu Scène Nationale Annecy and financed in the frame of the programme Interreg Italia-Francia ALCOTRA 2014… read more

TFLFunds 2021: four film projects supported by TorinoFilmLab

TFL Selections & Awards

TFLFunds 2021: four film projects supported by TorinoFilmLab

July 7, 2021

TorinoFilmLab is made of training, development and funding opportunities. In today’s news, we point out this last aspect since it’s finally time to unveil the four titles that will be financially supported by the TFL Funds across 2021. read more

WHETHER THE WEATHER IS FINE at Locarno Film Festival 2021

TFL Films & Series

WHETHER THE WEATHER IS FINE at Locarno Film Festival 2021

July 1, 2021

After an unordinary 2020 edition, the Locarno Film Festival returns once again to the Piazza Grande of the Swiss city; the 74th edition of the festival will be held from 4th to 14th August 2021. We couldn’t miss the chance to have a #TFLFilm featured in a festival such as Locarno, well known… read more

TFL Next TV, the second workshop for TV Series addicted

TFL Selections & Awards

TFL Next TV, the second workshop for TV Series addicted

June 11, 2021

Many good things come with the good season, including the second edition of TFL Next - TV. This workshop, shaped in a digital form, will take place from June 14th to 18th and from July 12th to 16th. And yes, it’s online, which means you can follow the discussion while… read more

Cannes Film Festival selection 2021

TFL Films & Series

Cannes Film Festival selection 2021

June 3, 2021

It's beginning to look a lot like... summer. With the good season comes the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, taking place from 6 to 17 July 2021.  read more

9 projects are ready for SeriesLab 2021

TFL Selections & Awards

9 projects are ready for SeriesLab 2021

May 25, 2021

We started the 5th edition of the TorinoFilmLab annual programme focused on TV series with 125 projects coming from 36 different countries, presented by 258 authors with 83 producers. After quite some time spent on analysing, discussing and cherry-picking, we are now ready to reveal the final… read more

Stay updated with the TFL opportunities - May 2021 edition

Calls & Opportunities

Stay updated with the TFL opportunities - May 2021 edition

May 20, 2021

It may be easy to get lost among all the TFL programmes and initiatives. You can consider this your personal spring recap of 2021 equipped with swift and painless information and deadlines. Have a look, take a note, and get in touch with us if something isn’t clear or if you have any… read more

Comedy Lab’s selection, a brand new TFL Next workshop

TFL Next

Comedy Lab’s selection, a brand new TFL Next workshop

May 13, 2021

Isn’t this a great time to unwind with a good old comedy story? We believe so. In the frame of TFL Next – our short but intense virtual workshops programme - TorinoFilmLab wants to equip new and emergent comedy writers with the tools which will push their projects to the top… read more

Let’s disclose the 10 FeatureLab projects of 2021

TFL Selections & Awards

Let’s disclose the 10 FeatureLab projects of 2021

May 6, 2021

Ten feature film projects at an advanced development stage are ready to become more and more real. We are glad to disclose the official selection of the programme led – since 2019 – by the Head of Studies Violeta Bava and curated by Vincenzo Bugno. read more

ALPI FILM LAB: the 2021 French/Italian selection is out

TFL Selections & Awards

ALPI FILM LAB: the 2021 French/Italian selection is out

April 26, 2021

The first edition of ALPI FILM LAB, the brand-new training, development and educational initiative financed in the frame of the programme Interreg Italia-Francia ALCOTRA 2014-2020 – European Regional Development Fund, is finally shaping up. This initiative, launched by Museo Nazionale del… read more

TFL Next - Film: getting ready for round two

TFL Next

TFL Next - Film: getting ready for round two

April 9, 2021

The second workshop of the year dedicated to feature film development is about to begin. Sixteen projects – brought by with their writers, directors and/or producers – are ready to be boosted and enlarged. TFL Next - Film #2 is structured in two online sessions held from April 12th to… read more

TFL Next - Film: a new workshop is about to begin

TFL Next

TFL Next - Film: a new workshop is about to begin

March 26, 2021

New week, new TFL Next workshop. From Monday, March 29th it will be the turn of the first TFL Next workshop 2021 fully dedicated to feature film development. The participants selected, coming from all over the world, will work alongside peers and tutors, within two sessions in March and April. read more

TFL Next - TV: the participants of the first workshop of 2021

TFL Next

TFL Next - TV: the participants of the first workshop of 2021

March 17, 2021

The first TFL Next workshop of 2021 is about to begin. It’s time to finally disclose the names of the selected participants who will work, between March and April, on their TV Series project. read more

20 projects and the 5 Script Editor trainees selected for ScriptLab 2021

TFL Selections & Awards

20 projects and the 5 Script Editor trainees selected for ScriptLab 2021

March 9, 2021

After moving completely online in 2020, this year ScriptLab returns with a hybrid version, taking learning from last year’s experience and combining it with the knowledge of a residential workshop that has been running successfully since 2009. read more

Two #TFLFilms among the Berlinale 2021 winners!

TFL Films & Series

Two #TFLFilms among the Berlinale 2021 winners!

March 5, 2021

We are very thrilled for the two #TFLfilms awarded during the 71st edition of the Berlin International Film Festival. read more

Waiting for Berlinale 2021: Four TFL Films selected

TFL Films & Series

Waiting for Berlinale 2021: Four TFL Films selected

February 15, 2021

Could there be a Berlinale without some of the best films developed within TorinoFilmLab? We definitely don’t want to jinx it for the future, but we are excited to have four titles at the 71st edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (March 1th-5th and June 9th-20th). read more

TFL Co-Production Fund 2021: new call open!

Calls & Opportunities

TFL Co-Production Fund 2021: new call open!

February 2, 2021

Big news today: the call for the TFL Co-Production Fund 2021 is now open. The ultimate goal of the fund is to support co-productions between European producers and international co-producers.   read more

Who will be tutoring the SeriesLab participants in 2021?

TFL People

Who will be tutoring the SeriesLab participants in 2021?

January 28, 2021

SeriesLab, TFL programme committed to reach and enhance TV series projects, is gearing up for its fifth edition. The call targeting professional scriptwriters, directors and producers wishing to work on their TV series idea, has got a new deadline: the applications can be submitted until February… read more

Heading to Rotterdam: TFL Films at the IFFR 2021

TFL Films & Series

Heading to Rotterdam: TFL Films at the IFFR 2021

January 22, 2021

One of the first film festivals of the year, the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), is about to begin. Taking place from February 1st until February 7th and from June 2nd until June 6th 2021, the festival -  traditionally dedicated to highlight recent work by talented new… read more

ALPI FILM LAB: meet the new TFL programme in partnership with Bonlieu Scène Nationale Annecy


Calls & Opportunities

ALPI FILM LAB: meet the new TFL programme in partnership with Bonlieu Scène Nationale Annecy


January 15, 2021

We are very excited to start 2021 not only with a new international partnership but with an actual brand-new annual initiative: ALPI FILM LAB, financed in the frame of the programme Interreg Italia-Francia ALCOTRA 2014-2020 – European Regional Development Fund, the cross-border cooperation… read more