Torino Short Film Market: #Digita! call is open

The second edition of the Torino Short Film Market, an annual event dedicated to the audiovisual market and created by Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio (CNC) with the aim of enhancing cinematographic works, especially short films, through moments of dialogue, exchange and investment, this year is enriched with a new piece of market, a call dedicated entirely to digital contents: Digita!

Made in cooperation with Simone Arcagni and the contribution of EmergingSeries, Digita! is born to give a recognized space to digital storytelling works where to analyze the sudden changes they are making to the audiovisual world and to lay the foundations of a real digital content market. So on November 29th, authors in Virtual Reality and Reality Augmented contents, 360° and viral videos, transmedial and interactive projects, web (such as webseries or digital videos) and mobile (mobile series, Story-apps) genres will be the undisputed protagonists of the Turin market and will have the opportunity to meet national and international players and broadcasters with pitches, presentations, round tables and interchanges with the other professionals.


Here’s how to participate:
The Torino Short Film Market charges a single registration fee of € 10.00, to enter a film and to take part in other programmed events. Accreditation is provided along with registration.


Who is it for?
The call is open to national and international production companies and independent authors who have proven experience with digital media.
Types of projects accepted:
Digital Series
Web Series
Video Series
App Series
Interactive Video
Video 360°
Mobile Video
Mobile Series
Virtual Reality contents
Augmented Reality contents
Digital Video
Video running time is max 10’, like that of each single episode of serial contents.
Only unreleased serial contents will be admitted. Second seasons or continuing seasons already released will not be admitted.
Not admitted:
Web Doc
Branded Content
Application Materials:
Summary presentation of the company or video maker
Project (max 2 pages)
For serial projects, the bible of the series is required with subjects of the episodes (1 page max per episode)
Technical resume of the project with details of the realization (e.g. smartphone, 360° cameras, VR technologies);
Teaser (max 3′) (except for Virtual Reality projects)
Shortlisting Procedures:
The dossiers submitted will be selected by the Selection Panel of the Torino Short Film Market. Their decision will be unquestionable.
Shortlisted Projects
10 among the submitted projects will be shortlisted to take part in the one-day event which may be organized as follows:
– round table discussion in the morning
– “One to One” meetings between the player and distributors in the afternoon.
Among the 10 “finalists”, 3 projects will be chosen to give a brief 10’ pitch (in English), which will be open to the public and operators; it will be held at the end of the round table in the morning.
Hospitality will be covered for these 3 projects.
Dates and procedures:
Works will be held on November 29th
People representing the shortlisted projects will attend the complete one-day meeting


The deadline to submit works and projects is September 25, 2017, 12 AM (CEST). The persons concerned will be notified of the shortlisting by mid October.


The Torino Short Film Market will provide hospitality (two nights) for representatives (one for each project) of those projects shortlisted for the pitch. Travel expenses will not be met by the TSFM.


For more info visit Torino Short Film Market website:

All credits on CNC:


Giusy Mandalà 

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