TorinoFilmLab - Training, development, Funding


Collateral prizes

Every year at the TFL Meeting Event, TorinoFilmLab’s partners award a variety of collateral prizes backing the further development, the production or post-production of projects coming ScriptLab and FeatureLab


Eurimages Co-production Development Award 

The Council of Europe’s Eurimages Fund has joined forces with TFL to award the Eurimages Co-production Development Award: a cash-prize of € 20,000. This award has been created to promote the Fund’s role in encouraging international co-production from the initial stages of a project and it will be attributed to one project selected among both ScriptLab’s and FeatureLab’s projects, by a dedicated team of jurors specifically composed of 3 members, including Nathalie Capiau as representative of Eurimages and two professionals from the international cinematographic and audiovisual industry: Alexander Bohr (ZDF) and Mathilde Henrot (Sarajevo Film Festival). The jury will select the awarded project on the basis of its artistic quality, its development stage and its prospects of becoming and remaining an international co-production involving at least two member states of Eurimages. 


CNC Award 

CNC - Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée awards a grant of € 8,000 for the further development of one of the projects from the TFL’s ScriptLab programme 2021, supporting the respective writer/director in the work after the participation in TorinoFilmLab. The decision is taken by an international Jury composed of 3 film professionals - Mette Damgaard-Sorensen (Danish Film Institute), Marcin Łuczaj (New Europe Film Sales) and María Zamora (Avalon Distribución Audiovisual) -, after having listened to the pitches and having met the projects. 


ArteKino International Award 

The 20 projects that this year have participated in ScriptLab as well as the 10 of FeatureLab 2021 will compete for the ArteKino International Award that foresees a grant of € 6,000 assigned in the frame of the TFL Meeting Event 2021. After meeting the directors and the producers presenting a feature film project, the ArteKino representative will select the winner and will announce it during the Awards Ceremony. 


Post-Production Award 

Assigned to one of the FeatureLab projects 2021, the prize consists in a grant of € 5,000 in image post-production services at Amsterdam-based Filmmore and € 5,000 in sound post-production services at Posta sound studio in Amsterdam, as well as a scholarship to the producer of the winning project to participate in the annual post-production workshop of Amsterdam Post Lab. Following the pitching sessions and the individual meetings with the projects, an APostLab representative attending the TFL Meeting Event and a representative of the TorinoFilmLab will decide the winner of the Post-Production Award.  


Sub-ti Award 

The prize, offered by Sub-Ti Ltd. (London), will provide one of the FeatureLab projects with English, Italian or German subtitles. The subtitles will be provided in a format for DCP inclusion (value € 1,500€ - € 2,000). 


Sub-ti Access Award 

In order to promote accessible contents of the film for audiences with sensory disabilities, Sub-ti Access Srl. (Turin), will offer to a FeatureLab project subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired, and audio description for the blind and visually impaired, with audio subtitles, in English or Italian. The SDH file and the audio described soundtrack for DCP will be provided (value € 3,500€ - € 4,500). 


The decision regarding the Sub-ti Award and the Sub-ti Access Award will be taken by the Sub-Ti representative attending the TFL Meeting Event and one representative of TorinoFilmLab. The award will be publicly assigned during the Awards Ceremony of the TFL Meeting Event in the evening of 1st December 2021.