Oltrecorto

SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN

 

What is it?
Oltrecorto is a pitching session for directors and/or screenwriters. Selected participants will have 5′ to introduce their Feature Film or TV Series projects based on a previously completed short film. Due to sanitary crisis, the pitch will be posted online on a private platform especially dedicated to Torino Film Industry event. The pitch will be in English, one-to-one meetings with producers and commissioners will follow and will be curated online too. If possible, a reduced version of TSFM will take place the spot in Turin. We keep you posted in September.

Who is it for?
Oltrecorto is dedicated exclusively to directors and/or screenwriters – supported by a production company – wishing to receive feedbacks and looking for development support for their Feature Film or TV Series projects based on a previously completed short film from a diversified audience of cinema professionals: commissioning editors, buyers, distributors, festival representatives, directors, producers, and film institutions.

When is it?
Oltrecorto is scheduled during the 2020 Torino Short Film Market, between November 17th to 21st.
However the deadline for sending a complete application is September 14th 2020 at 11:59PM (CEST). Applicants will receive a selection notice by the half of October.

Where is it?
Oltrecorto pitching session and one-on-one meetings will take place online. Following new sanitary restriction, we can’t guarantee Circolo dei Lettori access for now (Via Bogino 9, Torino, Italy).

How do I apply?
In order to take part to the selection process of Oltrecorto applicants are required to:

• Register on the website 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

Mandatory regulations
The submitted Feature Film or TV Series project must be based on a Narrative short film
The submitted short film should NOT EXCEED 30 minutes in duration
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)

How much does it cost?
Oltrecorto application is up to you for this special edition. The sum is payable only via Paypal at the end of the application submission process.

How do I get there?
Torino Short Film Market does not provide any travel refunds to Oltrecorto participants, therefore selected applicants have to pay their travel expenses. However Torino Short Film Market will provide lodging for 2 nights and a free accreditation to a single representative for each selected project if travel and physical events will be allowed.