What is it?
The XR Content call for entry aims to collect Extended Reality visual narrative content to be showcased to a professional audience on the Torino Short Film Market Vol 6 online XR Market Library and onsite Market Screenings.
TSFM will provide a platform dedicated to XR Content accessible to the accredited guests. Access to on site Market Screening will be on demand, previous booking and restricted to the available devices. Browser access will be also possible from home headsets and from the TSFM Video-Library (3 DoF and Flat/360 previews).
TSFM Market Screenings are a series of industry screenings aimed at promoting recently completed short film productions to an audience of professionals. TSFM Market Screenings will feature Curated Programmes, selected by TSFM programmers, alongside Guest Programmes, curated by partners.
Please note that the release status of films featured in both TSFM Video-Library and TSFM Market Screenings is not modified since both are considered closed screenings.
Who is it for?
The XR Content call is addressed to filmmakers, producers, distributors and creators who want to expand their knowledge of the XR Market and to increase their network, getting to know other XR Market professionals.
When is it scheduled?
XR Content flat or 360 preview files will be available from Wednesday December 1st 2021 until Wednesday June 1st 2022 to all Torino Short Film Market accredited professionals exclusively.
TSFM Market Screenings are scheduled from Wednesday December 1st 2021 to Saturday December 4th 2021 during Torino Short Film Market Vol 6.
Where is it?
XR Content will be available online at tsfm.filmchief.com.
TSFM Market Screenings of XR Content will be available online at tsfm.filmchief.com and are scheduled to take place in Torino, Italy.
Please note that due to the ongoing pandemic, in order to comply with public health safety measures the location might be different. Furthermore, if required by the local safety health institutions, TSFM Market Screenings might be moved entirely online. Torino Short Film Market team will inform prospective participants of any change of location that may occur as soon as any new information will be available.
How do I apply?
In order to submit a film, applicants are required to:
- Register and sign in at tsfm.filmchief.com (If applicants have already been accredited to Torino Short Film Market from 2017 on, username and password remain the same and they can be used to sign in. In case of lost credentials, these can be retrieved directly on the website)
- Submit a fully filled online entry form, accessible at this link
- Submitted XR Content should NOT EXCEED 59 minutes in length.
- Submitted XR Content should have been EXCLUSIVELY completed in 2020 or 2021.
- Submitted XR Content MUST have embedded English subtitles if the film is spoken in a language other than English.
- The submitted XR Content MUST be provided through a flat or 360 preview uploaded as a password protected Vimeo link. Please note that changing the Vimeo link password will prevent the short film to be seen on TSFM Video-Library.
When is the deadline for submissions?
There are several deadlines for submitting a complete application to the XR Content call.
The early bird deadline is scheduled on Wednesday March 31st 2021 at 23:59 CEST (11:59 pm CEST)
The regular deadline is scheduled on Monday May 31tst 2021 at 23:59 CEST (11:59 pm CEST)
The late deadline is scheduled on Monday June 30th 2021 at 23:59 CEST (11:59 pm CEST)
How much does it cost?
The submission fee to the XR Content call varies according to the chosen deadline for submitting a complete application.
The early bird deadline fee amounts to 10,00 €.
The regular deadline fee amounts to 20,00 €.
The late deadline fee amounts to 30,00 €.
The sum is payable at the end of the application submission process via Paypal only.
When will applicants be notified of the selection results?
Among all XR Content submitted, a selection will be included in the XR section of the TSFM Video-Library.
Some XR Content will be selected to be featured in the XR Curated Programmes in the TSFM XR Video-Library and/or in the TSFM XR Market Screenings.
Only applicants selected for both TSFM XR Curated Programmes and/or TSFM XR Market Screenings will receive a selection notice via email by Monday November 15th 2021.
In case of selection is participation mandatory?
No. Filmmakers of selected XR Content selected to take part in TSFM XR Curated Programmes and/or TSFM XR Market Screenings are not required to come to Torino. If interested Torino Short Film Market will provide a free accreditation to selected XR Content representatives. Travel and lodging costs will not be covered or reimbursed.