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9.00 a:m – Pasticceria Abrate, via Po 10
MAIA breakfast with decision makers
Meet some key players of the Short Film Industry
with a good cup Italian of coffee!

By invitation only

Circolo dei Lettori

Via Bogino, 9


10.00 a:m – Sala Grande

Supporting Short Films | Panel

A presentation of European regional funds to support short films for producers particularly interested in international coproduction.
Speakers: Claire Rattier-Hamilton (Région Bretagne, France), Hanna Sohlberg (Film i Skåne, Sweden) Paolo Vidali (Friuli Venezia Giulia Audiovisual Fund, Italy).
Moderator: Enrico Vannucci


11.30 a:m – Piemonte Lounge
Coffee break


11.30 a:m -12.30 p:m – Sala Gioco

Supporting Short Films | One-to-one meetings
Meetings between the representatives of funds for Supporting Short Films
and producers will be organized by the TSFM upon producers’ request.
Once the programmed meetings are over, equipment in the
room may be used for informal on the spot meetings.


11.45 a:m – 
Sala Grande

Training and markets: opportunities for young authors and producers

What are the opportunities for a young production company? How do you find partners abroad? How can young authors find orientation in today’s audiovisual production? The panel will address these issues and try to provide answers.
Speakers: Marzia Dal Fabbro (Director MICI – Meeting Internazionale del Cinema Indipendente, Vice President AGICI – Associazione Generale Industrie Cinematografiche Indipendenti), Alessandra Pastore (MAIA Workshop), Francesco Martinotti (President ANAC – Associazione Nazionale Autori Cinematografici).
Moderator: Maurizio Di Rienzo


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


2.30 p:m – Sala Grande

TFF@TSFM – Meeting with “Italiana corti” film makers

A round table to take stock of Italian short film production through the eyes of the film makers shortlisted at the 35th Torino Film Festival in the section “Italiana corti”.
Coordinated by: Jacopo Chessa and Davide Oberto (curator of “Italiana corti”)


3.45 p:m – Sala Grande

All Rights | Panel

Panel on the rights to use music scores and archive images in the production of audiovisuals and specifically to realize shorts. Experts in the field will explain how to go about obtaining the film rights to use music scores, whether it is possible to use a few seconds extracted from a film free of charge, what is the difference between record rights and editorial rights, and discuss some of the most common myths on the subject.
Speakers: Elena Zingali (Universal Music Publishing, Italy), Alessandro Micalizzi (Universal Music Publishing, Italy), Elena Testa (Archivio Nazionale Cinema d’Impresa, Italy).
Moderator: Jacopo Chessa

The panel will be in Italian


4.45 p:m – Sala Grande

All Rights | Italian shorts and film scores: agreement with Universal Production Music

Presentation of an agreement between Universal Music Publishing and Italian Short Film Center to use Universal Production Music film scores at special rates in Italian short film productions.
Speakers: Elena Zingali (Universal Music Publishing, Italy), Alessandro Micalizzi (Universal Music Publishing, Italy), Jacopo Chessa

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Torino Incontra

Via Nino Costa 8

Sala Einaudi


Entry to screenings is reserved to accredited TSFM guests only


9.00 – Focus Piemonte, 83’ – rerun

The best of Piedmontese short production over the last two years. Jointly programmed with the Film Commission Torino Piemonte and CSC – Animazione.

Eidos by Alberto Comerci, Elena Ortolan, Italy, 2016, 5’
Eva by Chiara Tessera, Italy, 2017, 6′
Arzena Velenifera by Ludovica Ottaviani, Anna Sireci, Maria Testa, Italy, 2016, 5′
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Dip. Animazione | animazione@fondazionecsc.it
Quello che non si vede by Dario Samuele Leone, Italy, 2016, 11’
Ouvert | info@ouvert.it
Birthday, Alberto Viavattene, Italy, 2017, 15’
Fatta male by Ludovico Bossi, Italy, 2017, 17’
Framed by Marco Jemolo, Italy, 2017, 7’
Lights On | lightson@lightsonfilm.org
Altre by Eugenio Villani, Italy, 2017, 17’
Haselwurm | haselwurm@gmail.com


10.45 a:m – Aperitivo Spritz, 90’ – rerun

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 | dinaduma@gmail.com
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


12.30 p:m – Distributors meet Buyers program 1, 93’ – rerun

A selection of films from the distributors’ catalogues presented at the Distributors meet buyers pitch.

Welcome Home Allen by Andrew Kavanagh, Australia, 2016, 11’
All Small Bodies by Jennifer Reeder, Germany/USA, 2017, 19’
Kurzfilmagentur | sales@shortfilm.com
Botanica by Noel Loozen, Netherlands, 2017, 13’
Hiwa by Jacqueline Lentzou, Greece, 2017, 11’
Some Shorts | info@someshorts.com
You will be fine by Céline Devaux, France, 2017, 15’
Eden by Julie Caty, France, 2017, 5’
Sacre Bleu | distribution@sacrebleuprod.com
Helen’s Birthday by Tanno Mee, Estonia, 2017, 18’
Premium Films | mf@premium-films.com


2.15 p:m – Distributors meet Buyers program 2, 94’ – rerun

A selection of films from the distributors’ catalogues presented at the Distributors meet buyers pitch

Shadow Animals by Jerry Carlsson, Sweden, 2017, 21’
Premium Films | mf@premium-films.com
Denise by Rossella Inglese, Italy, 2017, 15’
Bismillah by Alessandro Grande, Italy, 2017, 15’
Zen Movie | distribuzione.zenmovie@gmail.com
Meninas Formicida by João Paulo Miranda Maria, France/Brazil, 2017, 13’
Wicked Girl by Ayce Kartal, France/Turkey, 2017, 8’
Les Valseurs | distribution@lesvalseurs.com
Il Tratto by Alessandro Stevanon, Italy, 2017, 15’
A Swedish Classic by Måns Berthas, Sweden, 2017, 8’
Lights On | lightson@lightsonfilm.org


4.00 p:m – Prix UniFrance, 49’ – rerun

The Prix Unifrance 2017 short film winners.

Marlon by Jessica Palud, France/Belgium, 2017, 19’
(Grand Prix, Prix RTI, Prix Grand Action)
Punchline Cinema | info@punchlinecinema.com
Les Bigorneaux by Alice Vial, France, 2017, 24’
(Mention spéciale du jury)
Les Films du Cygne | jonathan@lesfilmsducygne.com
Negative Space by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata, France, 2017, 6’
(Prix Movistar+, Prix UR Sveriges)
Sève Films | laure@sevefilms.com


5.00 p:m – Scuola Nazionale di Cinema – CSC Production, 91’ – rerun

A selection of the most recent productions realized by students at the Scuola Nazionale di Cinema – Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (National Film School).

Pipinara by Ludovico Di Martino, Italy, 2017, 14’
Rocky by Daniele Pini, Italy, 2017, 15’
Episodio by Sonia Giannetto, Italy, 2017, 19’
La santa dorme by Laura Samani, Italy, 2016, 19’
La finestra by Silvia Perra, Italy, 2016, 24’
CSC Production | b.dante@cscproduction.it[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”VR SHOWCASE” tab_id=”1506891414134-e2f0e82f-9df2c6c8-d4c3″][vc_column_text]

Circolo dei Lettori

Via Bogino 9 – Sala Musica

9.30- 6.30 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

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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.

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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.


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.

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