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International sales agents fall strong for TFL Films!

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International sales agents fall strong for TFL Films!

May 24, 2018

We are glad to announce that the twelve most recent TFL Films were bought by as many sales companies during last year!

It’s a fact that TFL Films attract numerous sales companies. Everyone wants a piece of it, from London-based Protagonist Pictures selling BEAST (Michael Pearce) to US-company Visit Films for LA HOLANDESA (Marleen Jonkman, written by Daan Gielis), from genre-oriented WTFilms that acquired THE NIGHT EATS THE WORLD (Dominique Rocher), to newly-launched Charades on board with DIAMANTINO (Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt) – recently winner of the Nespresso Grand Prize of Cannes Critics’ Week.

We are glad to have facilitating some of these encounters during our TFL Meeting Events. Last year only, more than 25 sales representatives travelled to Turin – including Carole Baraton for Charades, Alexis Hofmann for BAC Films and Lucas Le Postec for Luxbox. Carole Baraton had a successful meeting with Justin Taurand, producer of DIAMANTINO who presented the film in the TFL Coming Soon showcase. Taurand signed with the French company at the end of the event.  During its 10 years of activities, TFL Guest List has also included Memento Films, Match Factory and Picture Tree International, among others, which are all associated with at least one TFL Film (partial list of Decision Makers since 2008 and other data on TorinoFilmLab available here).

In total, 42 sales companies are involved in the 86 TFL Films produced to the date. We wish a similar success to the TFL Films to come!

Complete list:

Alpha Violet – HUNTING SEASON by Natalia Garagiola (Argentina)
BAC Films – LAND by Babak Jalali (Iran/United Kingdom)
Charades – DIAMANTINO by Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt (Portugal/United States of America)
Doc & Film International – TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie (Romania)
Films Boutique – BIRDS OF PASSAGE by Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego (Colombia)
Jour2Fête – FELICITE by Alain Gomis (Senegal)
Luxbox – THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi (Paraguay)
Premium Films – THICK LASHES OF LAURI MÄNTYVAARA by Hannaleena Hauru (Finland)
Protagonist Pictures – BEAST by Michael Pearce (United Kingdom)
Visit Films – LA HOLANDESA by Marleen Jonkman, written by Daan Gielis (Netherlands)
Wide – CARGO by Gilles Coulier (Belgium)
WTFilms – THE NIGHT EATS THE WORLD by Dominique Rocher (France)