Short Films



What is it?
A Video library curated by the Torino Short Film Market programmers will be available for 6 months. Curated Programs 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 Programs curated by third party bodies. Films not selected for the Curated Programs are still listed in the library and available to watch and be searched.

Please Note
Since Torino Short Film Market is a closed event exclusively dedicated to film professionals, release status of films in Video Library is not modified.

Who is it for?
The TSFM 2020 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 2019 and 2020 are eligible to be submitted.

When is it?
The library will be launch on the first day of TSFM, on the 17th of September and will be accessible online for the following 6 month.
However the deadline for sending a complete film subscription is September 14th 2020 at 11:59PM (CEST).

How do I apply?
In order to send a film to the TSFM 2020 Screenings + Video Library applicants are required to:
• Submit a fully filled online entry form here.

Mandatory regulations
The submitted short film should NOT EXCEED 30 minutes in duration
The submitted short film should have been completed in 2019 or 2020 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 into the box. Please remember to click the SAVE button.

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