Program

Circolo dei Lettori

Via Bogino, 9

 

Digita!

This year the TSFM is opening up to digital formats with a special section addressed to digital contents designed for the Web, for Augmental Reality or Virtual Reality, Transmedia, interactive stories and genres specifically for the web (like web series or digital videos)
or for the mobile (mobile series, app. stories).
Curated by Simone Arcagni

 

 

9.30 a:m – Sala Grande

Digita! | Round table (1st part)

Producers, players and broadcasters will gather to discuss production and the market for digital contents. An informal round table in which experience, thoughts and proposals will be shared.

Ruta Boguzaite (Wide Management), Janet De Nardis (Palomar e Roma Web Fest), Leonardo Ferrara (Rai Fiction), Alessandra Genco and Lucia Vesco (Mosaicoon), Gianluca Guzzo (MyMovies), Camille Lopato (Diversion Cinema), Paolo Manera (Film Commission Torino Piemonte), Andrea Masera (Proxima Milano), Silvia Sandrone (Media Desk Italia) and Alexandrine Stehelin (Small Bang) will take part.
Moderators: Simone Arcagni and Bruno Smadja

 

11.15 a:m – Piemonte Lounge
Coffee break

 

11.30 a:m – Sala Grande

Digita! | Round table (2nd part)

 

12.30 p:m – Sala Grande

Digita! | Pitch

Pitch of projects chosen among those submitted to Digita!. Representatives for each project will have 10’ for their presentation to players.
Coordinated by Simone Arcagni and Bruno Smadja

Kanaga – The journey Begins, by Caterina Mongiò, Italy, Web Series
Kanaga wants to stimulate self awareness, make people ask questions, draw even more attention to the relationship between man and nature. In a time when environmentalism has opened new gates to sustainability, Kanaga aims to engage the audience in an exploration of possibilities.
Presented by: Caterina Mongiò
Contact: cmongio@yahoo.com

Seven Social Sins – Sette Peccati Digitali, by Riccardo Milanesi, Italy, Smart Series
Seventh Heaven is the name of a Whatsapp group of seven friends. Three of them face tragedies related to their obsessive use of the web. Their social media “obsessions” seem to typify three of the Seven Deadly Sins. They will soon find out that all these incidents were plotted by a maniac that has decided to punish them for their 7 digital sins.
Presented by: Riccardo Milanesi
Contact: riccardo.milanesi@scuolaholden.it

T.H.E. The Human Extension, by Aimone Bodini, Italy, VR 360°
Embody people in a piece of art and letting them experience the mystic moment of artistic creation from a privileged and innovative point of view.
Presented by: Aimone Bodini
Contact: aimone@proximamilano.com

Tricycle, by Rossella Schillaci, Italy, VR 360°
A virtual reality 360° documentary that explores the world of children living in prison with their mothers. We will follow the kids within their own living space, with a camera close to them. The film immerses the spectator inside a closed institution and offers an insight from a special perspective: the children’s one.
Presented by: Rossella Schillaci
Contact: rossellasch@yahoo.com

Twinky Doo’s Magic World, by Alessandro Izzo, Italy, Web Series
Four robbers take refuge in a warehouse, after a heist gone bad at Twinky Doo’s Magic World, a theme park for families. The Police has surrounded the place, but the real threat is not outside. A drama horror web series, but also an auteur project: a story about the lost and the losers, a political statement about the dark side of capitalism.
Presented by: I Licaoni
Contact: i.licaoni@gmail.com

 

1.30 p:m – Sala Biliardo and Sala Filosofi
Lunch – By invitation only

 

2.30 p:m – Sala Grande

Digita! | Talks

A round of talks aimed at presenting some of the international scene operating in the field of digital contents.
Speakers: Loren Hammonds (Programmer, Film & Experiential – Tribeca Film Festival), Girolamo Da Schio (Torino Virtual Reality Festival), Rose of Dolls (Bilbao Web Fest), Bruno Smadja (Cross Video Days – Mobile Film Festival).
Moderator: Simone Arcagni

 

2.30 p:m – 6.00 p:m – Sala Gioco

Digita! | One-to-one meetings
Meetings among Digita! players present and digital contents
projects will be organized by TSFM. Each lasts 10’.
Once the programmed meetings are over, equipment in the
room may be used for informal on the spot meetings.

 

5.00 p:m – Sala Grande

Digita! | VR Workshop

Virtual Reality workshop held by Impersive VR – Guido Geminiani
Guido Geminiani will guide us through the production world of video 360° and Virtual Realty.
The introducory lab is aimed at helping to understand what the technologies and tools are. To provide some orientation as concerns the opportunities and issues connected with production of these contents.

 

6.00 p:m – Sala Biliardo and Sala Filosofi
Film Commission Torino Piemonte cocktail – By invitation only

Cinema Massimo 3

Via Verdi 18

3 p:m 

 

All You Need Is Short is an International shorts program (92’) scheduled together with the Torino Film Festival screenings, curated by Enrico Vannucci (Short Film Advisor to the Venice Film Festival) and Massimiliano Nardulli (Head of Selection for LIM – Less is More) in collaboration with the TFF: an overview of some of the most interesting productions of the last year presented in Italy for the first time.

Negah, by Farnoosh Samadi, Iran, 2017, 14’

On her way back from work a woman witnesses something happening in the bus and she has to decide if she reveals it or not.
Premiere Film | premierefilmdistribution@gmail.com

Signature by Kei Chikaura, Japan, 2017, 14’

An innocent young man from China is anxiously memorizing “his hope” in the middle of the noisy crowd in Shibuya (Tokyo, Japan). Something that might change his destiny awaits him.
Creatps Inc | cinema@creatps.co.jp

Ambi by Marija ApcevskaRepublic of Macedonia, 2017, 19’

Another ordinary night for Deno and Sara, going through their usual routine. Only this time, as tension grows, a decision which may bring their future into question is born.
Quasar Film | contact@quasarfilm.mk

Negros Famosos by Agostina Guala, Argentina, 2017, 15’

Sonia, Moni, Nancy and Nora are four teachers and friends in their fifties who have dinner every week. The meeting this time is marked by the absence of Griselda, the fifth of the friends who has been admitted to a neuropsychiatric.
Rita Cine | danielamartineznannini@gmail.com 

Irma by Alejo Schettini and German Tejeira, Uruguay, 2017, 6’

In una città attanagliata dal freddo, Irma una anziana signora, vive in un palazzo dove il riscaldamento si è rotto. Un giorno lei deciderà di fare qualcosa per tutti i vicini.
Palermo Animacion | tejeira@gmail.com

Xavier Corbero: Portrait of an artist in Winter by Nathalie Bianchieri, Spain, 2017, 14’

The first and last glimpse into the universe of iconic Spanish sculptor Xavier Corbero. A kaleidoscopic life and career that traversed a turbulent moment of Spanish history.
Nowness | nathalie.biancheri.c@gmail.com

Roadside Attraction by Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan, USA, 2017, 10’

Palm Beach International Airport’s newest snowbird has become one of the fastest-growing roadside attractions in the United States.
Some Shorts | info@someshorts.com

 

TSFM accreditation is NOT valid for All You Need Is Short. For screenings, TFF accreditation or an entrance ticket is required.

Torino Incontra

Via Nino Costa 8

Sala Einaudi

 

Entry to screenings is reserved to accredited TSFM guests only

 

 

9.00 a:m – SIC@SIC program 1, 87’

Seven shorts by Italian film makers who have not made a feature film yet, and two special events programmed as part of the 32nd International Film Critics’ week, at the 74th edition of the Venice International Film Festival.

Nausicaa, l’altra Odissea by Bepi Vigna, Italy, 2017, 20’
Zena Film | zenafilmsc@gmail.com
Le visite by Elio Di Pace, Italy, 2017, 16’
CSC Production | b.dante@cscproduction.it
Piccole italiane by Letizia Lamartire, Italy, 2017, 18’
CSC Production | b.dante@cscproduction.it
Il legionario by Hleb Papou, Italy, 2017, 13’
CSC Production | b.dante@cscproduction.it
Adavede by Alain Parroni, Italy, 2016, 20’
Threeab Film | threeab.film@gmail.com

 

10.45 a:m – SIC@SIC program 2, 69’

Seven shorts by Italian film makers who have not made a feature film yet, and two special events programmed as part of the 32nd International Film Critics’ week, at the 74th edition of the Venice International Film Festival.

Les fantomes de la veille by Manuel Billi, France/Italy, 2017 19’
Orok Films | contact@orokfilms.fr
Malamenti by Francesco Di Leva, Italy, 2017, 13’
TerraNera and Parallelo41 | antoniocera@gmail.com
Due by Riccardo Giacconi, France/Italy, 2017, 17’
Le Fresnoy | riccardo.giacconi@gmail.com
L’ultimo miracolo by Enrico Pau, Italy, 2017, 20’
Celcam | celcam@unica.it

 

12.15 p:m – Aperitivo Prosecco, 97’

Before the sumptuous binge of shorts present in the TFSM video library we would like to invite you to a classy aperitif with two sublime programs. The taste of shorts has never been so refined. Seeing is believing!

59 seconds by Mauro Carraro, Switzerland, 2017, 16’
Nadasdy Film | mauro.carraro84@gmail.com
A perfect day for swimming by Shira Porat, Israel, 2017, 22′
Tel Aviv University | etitsicko@tauex.tau.ac.il
Fence by Lendita Zeqiraj, France/Croatia/Kosovo, 2017, 15’
Sacre Bleu | distribution@sacrebleuprod.com
Potato by Rudolf Han, South Korea, 2017, 9’
Korea National University of Arts | noomean@naver.com
Varg by Frida Kempff and Erik Andersson, Sweden, 2017, 12’
Alaska Bouvet Media | erik@koakifilm.com
Yonder by Roberto Cinardi, Italy, 2017, 23’
Italian Short Film Center | promozione@centrodelcorto.it

 

2.00 p:m – Aperitivo Spritz, 90’

Before the sumptuous binge of shorts present in the TFSM video library we would like to invite you to a classy aperitif with two sublime programs. The taste of shorts has never been so refined. Seeing is believing!

British by the Grace of God by Sean Dunn, UK, 2017, 16’
Devios | s.x.dunn86@gmail.com
They come from the center of the world by Dina Duma, Macedonia, 2017, 16’
List Production | office@listproduction.mk
Footsteps by Yuichi Suita, Japan, 2016, 10’
Suita Japan | papermoonfilms@gmail.com
Kamen u ruci by Stefan Ivancic, Serbia, 2017, 14’
Film House Kiselo dete | sivancic@gmail.com
Munda by Gudrun S. Gisladottir, Iceland, 2017, 18’
Freyja Filmwork | tinna@freyjafilmwork.com
Void by Sergio Martinez, Spain, 2017, 16’
Zerkalo Films | info@zerkalofilms.com

 

3.45 p:m – SIC@SIC program 1, 87’ – rerun

Seven shorts by Italian film makers who have not made a feature film yet, and two special events programmed as part of the 32nd International Film Critics’ week, at the 74th edition of the Venice International Film Festival.

Nausicaa, l’altra Odissea by Bepi Vigna, Italy, 2017, 20’
Zena Film | zenafilmsc@gmail.com
Le visite by Elio Di Pace, Italy, 2017, 16’
CSC Production | b.dante@cscproduction.it
Piccole italiane by Letizia Lamartire, Italy, 2017, 18’
CSC Production | b.dante@cscproduction.it
Il legionario by Hleb Papou, Italy, 2017, 13’
CSC Production | b.dante@cscproduction.it
Adavede by Alain Parroni, Italy, 2016, 20’
Threeab Film | threeab.film@gmail.com

 

5.30 p:m – SIC@SIC program 2, 69’ – rerun

Seven shorts by Italian film makers who have not made a feature film yet, and two special events programmed as part of the 32nd International Film Critics’ week, at the 74th edition of the Venice International Film Festival.

Les fantomes de la veille by Manuel Billi, France/Italy, 2017 19’
Orok Films | contact@orokfilms.fr
Malamenti by Francesco Di Leva, Italy, 2017, 13’
TerraNera and Parallelo41 | antoniocera@gmail.com
Due by Riccardo Giacconi, France/Italy, 2017, 17’
Le Fresnoy | riccardo.giacconi@gmail.com
L’ultimo miracolo by Enrico Pau, Italy, 2017, 20’
Celcam | celcam@unica.it

Circolo dei Lettori

Via Bogino 9 – Sala Musica

9.30- 5.30 p:m

 

On the occasion of Torino Short Film Market, Impersive, the Milan based company, (www.impersive.com) will set up 5 VR work stations which will be accessible after on the spot reservation.

 

Program 1, 26’

Sergent James by Alexandre Perez, France, 2017, 7’
360° video VR
It’s Leo’s bedtime, but he thinks there is something under his bed. Is it just the harmless imagination of a young boy or… is it you?

Oh Deer! by Peter Pontikis, Sweden, 2017, 4’
Virtual Reality
A stereoscopic Virtual Reality-film and art installation in one piece, where the spectator takes the point of view of a wounded deer during a deer hunt.

Lifeline by Victor Michelot, France, 2017, 6’
Virtual Reality
How many times has destiny revealed her plans to you? In this Virtual Reality experience, a young man meets his soulmate amongst the smoke and neon lights of a music nightclub. In a flash of a moment he sees a new kind of future for him. When love comes knocking on your door, will life ever be the same as before? 

Proxima by Mathieu Pradat, France, 2017, 9’
Virtual Reality
A vibrant light leads a man into the night. He follows it without knowing where it takes him. Whenever he is about to reach it, it shirks, and drags him further. Above all, do not take your eyes off it ! Because the threat prowls: above and below.

Wide | pb@widemanagement.com

 

Program 2, 32’

The Protectors: Walk in the Ranger’s Shoes by Kathryn Bigelow and Imraan Ismail, USA, 2017, 8’
Virtual Arcade
A documentary short shot in Virtual Reality that chronicles a day in the life of a ranger in Garamba National Park, managed by African Parks, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These rangers are often the last line of defense in a race against extinction as poachers continue to slaughter elephants for their ivory tusks.
National Geographic / Here Be Dragons | marisa@dragons.org

Step to The Line by Ricardo Laranaro, USA, 2017, 12’
Virtual Arcade
California, maximum security prison, Step to the Line is a documentary that aims to provoke a transformation in the spectator’s eyes about prisoners, the prison system, and themselves. In this project, we see how release from incarceration can be just as jarring as intake, and how parallel lives diverge when someone serves time.
Oculus / Defy Ventures | ricardo@laganaro.com

Auto by Steven Schardt, USA, 2017, 12’
Virtual Arcade
In the near future, self-driving taxi services employ “safety drivers,” a transitional measure of comfort for passengers. On his first day, Musay, an Ethiopian immigrant with 40 years of driving experience, picks up a couple habituated to the service.
The VR Organization | vr@vrorg.org

 

Program 3, 15′

The Bomb, by Guido Geminiani, Italy, 2015, 4’15”
Europe, Mike is a bomb disposal expert hired to defuse a bomb fixed to an innocent. When he will meet the man he will find that nothing is as it seems. A secret linked to the past and a mysterious woman will arm a countdown to save lives and themselves.

Michael’s Mask, by Guido Geminiani, Italy, 2017, 8’15”
Michael’s Maks is a new Virtual Reality series. In the Pilot, the user is in the shoes of an actor working on a set of a virtual reality movie in Venice. He is in crisis with his identity, so his actor Coach Michael Margotta is called on the set to help hime. Michael starts to work with the actor through very sophisticated techniques. The actor’s present perception starts to be confused and mixed with different realities.

Reel Impersive, by Guido Geminiani, Italy, 2017, 2’30”
Info soon.

Impersive / Brandon Box | guido@impersive.com

 

Program 4, 26’

Fugue VR by Michel Reilhac, France, 2017, 4’
Fugue VR is an experimental and sensory journey into the universe of the choreographer Yoann Bourgeois, which invites you to embrace the point of view of the dancer. By revisiting the myth of Sisyphus, it opens for the user the doors of a world made of sensations.
Small Bang | alexandrine@smallbang.fr

Dreaming by Gabriele Napolitano, 2017, 15’
Mara lives in a polluted world. She suffers from a serious case of obsessive rupophobia, the fear of rubbish and dirt. Due of that she doesn’t leave her house anymore. Mara deals with her phobia by following a thorough organization. One day Dario, Mara’s eight years old nephew visits her and messes everything up.
Setteventi Srl | gdaschio@gmail.com

InMusic VRE by Proxima Milano, 2017, Italy, 7’
“InMusic VR Experience” is an original VR series. It is an immersive format designed to re-imagine the way of viewing and listening to music. In fact, thanks to VR, it is possible to teleport the viewer to the most suggestive and amazing environments.
Proxima Milano | andrea@proximamilano.com

 

 

Centro di Produzione Rai

Via Verdi 14/A – 1st floor

9.30 a:m- 6.30 p:m

 

The video library of the Torino Short Film Market offers some hundreds of short films, selected by Massimiliano Nardulli and Enrico Vannucci during the course of the year with this event in mind. The selection was geared towards products which could best meet the expectations of market operators who have been invited and are present here.

Our video library, in addition to being an in-house research engine through which users can carry out personalized research, provides various theme programs compiled by art directors, which last – about one hour and a half – like a quality short films festival but also represent products which suit other platforms and media. Lastly, our video library hosts and promotes the most up-to-date catalogues of various European and international distributors.

Access to the video library is reserved to TSFM accredited guests

Accreditation Desk – Nov 29th-Dec1st | 9AM-6PM
Centro di Produzione Rai – Via Verdi 14/A (Ground floor)

Ask for your Torino Short Film Market accreditation.


Locations

The Torino Short Film Market will be held from November 29th to December 1st in three different locations in Torino: the Circolo dei Lettori, the Centro di Produzione Rai and the Centro Congressi Torino Incontra.


Circolo dei Lettori | Via Bogino, 9

Situated in Palazzo Graneri della Roccia, on the first floor, the Circolo dei Lettori will be the main venue location of the Torino Short Film Market 2017. All programmed events will take place here, along with the showcase of virtual reality and dinners exclusively for invited guests. An area will be dedicated to one-to-one meetings for operators. The Piemonte Lounge, managed by Film Commission Torino Piemonte and Regione Piemonte at the Circolo, will be open to accredited guests to supply information on the local production world and on the art heritage of the region and to foster business meetings in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

Access to Circolo dei Lettori events is reserved to accredited TSFM guests only

 

Centro di Produzione Rai | Via Verdi 14/A

Located five minutes on foot from the Circolo dei Lettori and a couple of minutes from the Museo Nazionale del Cinema, the Centro di Produzione Rai di Torino this year will host the:

  • Accreditation desk, (ground floor)
  • Video Library for accredited guests, (first floor)

 

Torino Incontra | Via Nino Costa 8

Torino Incontra, the congress center situated in the heart of the city, is a multifunctional area.
TSFM screenings will be held in the Sala Einaudi.

Access is reserved to accredited TSFM guests only

 

Cinema Massimo 3 | Via Verdi 18

The Massimo is the Museo Nazionale del Cinema movie theatre; it is one of the locations of the Torino Film Festival and where “All You Need is Short” screenings will be held; the program is curated by the Torino Short Film Market in collaboration with and part of the Torino Film Festival.

TSFM accreditation is not valid for entry here; it is reserved to TFF guests according to entry regulations of the TFF so you need to be accredited or have to buy a TFF ticket