What is it?
The TSFM 2018 Screenings + Video Library features closed market screenings and a video library organised for the promotion brand new short films. The library is curated by the Torino Short Film Market programmers who are in charge of assessing all the submitted films and assembly specific Curated Programmes. These programmes are featured in the library for promotional purposes to users – such as buyers, distributors, festival representatives and other film professionals. Moreover the library features a selection of Guest Programmes curated by third party bodies – such as Film Institutes, Festivals, Distribution Companies, etc. Films not selected for the Curated Programmes are still listed in the library and available to watch and be searched.
Films in the library may also be selected to be screened in the closed market screenings, accessible only with a Torino Short Film Market 2018 accreditation.
Since Torino Short Film Market is a closed event exclusively dedicated to film professionals, release status of films in TSFM 2018 Screenings + Video Library is not modified.
Who is it for?
The TSFM 2018 Screenings + Video Library is dedicated exclusively to Short Film filmmakers, directors and producers wishing to promote their films to a diversified and interested audience of cinema professionals: directors, producers, distributors, buyers and film institutions. Distribution companies can apply as well however they are recommended to submit a catalogue via Distributors Meet Buyers open call.
Since the library aims to feature only brand new contents, only short films completed in 2017 and 2018 are eligible to be submitted.
When is it?
The TSFM 2018 Screenings + Video Library will be available onsite during the 2018 Torino Short Film Market, between November 22nd to 25th. Moreover the library will be accessible online for the following 6 month since the end of the Torino Short Film Market 2018 to all the accredited professionals who attended the market in person.
However the deadline for sending a complete film subscription is September 10th 2018 at 11:59PM (CEST).
Where is it?
The TSFM 2018 Screenings + Video Library will be located at Circolo dei Lettori, Via Bogino 9, Torino, Italy – the 2018 Torino Short Film Market’s unique location. For more info about the location please click here.
How do I apply?
In order to send a film to the TSFM 2018 Screenings + Video Library applicants are required to:
• Register on the wesbite tsfm.filmchief.com (Username and password remain the same if the applicant has already taken part to a previous edition of TSFM since 2017. Forgotten credentials can be retrieved on the website)
• Submit a fully filled online entry form, accessible at this link
• The submitted short film should NOT EXCEED 30 minutes in duration
• The submitted short film should have been completed in 2017 or 2018 ONLY
• The submitted short film MUST have English subtitles embedded on the film if the dialogues are spoken in a language other than English
• The submitted short film MUST have been uploaded to Vimeo and be password protected (Please note that a password change at a later stage will prevent the short film to be seen on the Video Library)
Very Important Note
In order to make the film available in the library, the privacy settings of the video on Vimeo MUST BE set as follows:
Under the sub-section “Where can this video be embedded?” please chose one of the following options: “Anywhere” or “Only on sites I choose”. In case of the latter choice, please insert the following link https://tsfm.filmchief.com/screening-room/8 into the box. Please remember to click the SAVE button.
How much does it cost?
The TSFM 2018 Screenings + Video Library application costs 10 € for each film submission. The sum is payable only via Paypal at the end of the application submission process. Fee waivers are awarded only in exceptional cases to whoever might benefit from them, and are assigned at the complete discretion of the Torino Short Film Market organisers.
How do I get there?
Torino Short Film Market does not provide any travel, lodging or food refunds to the TSFM 2018 Screenings + Video Library film representatives of submitted films in order to participate to Torino Short Film Market 2018. Just in case of selection of a film in one of the Curated Programmes of the TSFM 2018 Screenings + Video Library a free accreditation to Torino Short Film Market 2018 will be awarded to one film representative for each selected film. Other film representatives wishing to attend Torino Short Film Market 2018 will have to apply for an accreditation.
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