Like in previous editions, Torino Short Film Market Vol.5 will award several prizes for best short films and projects.

Every partner will support the selected project either with a money reward or with a local training or exploratory experience.


This year the awards are: 

Experience Sardegna
by Fondazione Sardegna Film Commission for Oltrecorto

The Sardegna Film Commission Foundation will award the 5,000 worth EXPERIENCE SARDEGNA prize to the best Oltrecorto project. The prize consists of an exploratory trip of the island for three members of the project team, who will be accompanied by a local location manager. The costs are fully covered by the Sardegna Film Commission Foundation. An excellent opportunity to discover one of the most fascinating, mysterious and film friendly lands of Europe.


IDM Short Comedy Award
by IDM Alto Adige for Short Comedies

For the first time IDM Alto Adige will award the IDM Short Comedy Award’s prize and will confer it on “Short Comedies” category’s best pitch. The € 3,000 prize will cover the costs of an Alto Adige’s territory scouting for two members of the team, in order to identify potential creative partners and locations for their project.
From 2021 IDM Film Funds & Commission will create a new funding line specifically for short films and short form series.


Panel curation at WEMW & MIDPOINT Shorts 2021
by When East Meet West & MidPoint Shorts for Pitch Your Fest!

On the occasion of Pitch Your Fest!, When East Meet West e MIDPOINT Shorts will award the festival with the most original idea, which will then be presented at WEMW & MIDPOINT Shorts 2021. The award consists of a panel / masterclass / presentation handled and organized as part of the WEMW & MIPOINT 2021 programme, as a cash prize of €600 to cover the planning of the session.


Film Festival Strategy Consulency
by Radiator IP Sales for Short Films Video Library

After several years of closely collaborating and benefiting from TSFM team hard work, for the second year Radiator IP Sales is honored to assign the consulting award to film(s) submitted to the Market. The award consists of 1 hour film festival strategy consulting for the film’s director/producer.