TorinoFilmLab - Training, development, Funding

in partnership with
Comunidad de Madrid Ayuntamento de Madrid Madrid Film Office

TFL Extended - Film 2022


TFL Extended – Film is addressed to teams of international professionals, with projects at an early development stage who are willing to dive deep into the writing process through an intensive development workshop.

Participants will have the rare opportunity to discuss their work in group sessions and one-to-one meetings with high profile tutors and to develop their projects with the help of a creative team of talented writers.

25 projects will be selected to work in 5 groups, each guided by a tutor with a wide international experience as a script consultant.
Throughout the workshop, the participants will test a vast range of possibilities for the creative development of their projects by working on the treatment.

TFL Extended – Film is aimed at encouraging the creative process necessary to achieve the best possible result for conceiving strong stories, which can meet audience and market’s requirements.

The workshop offers coaching and training adapted to the specific professionals’ needs, along a 5-day trajectory.

On top of that, the participants will have the chance to join the TFL community of international and high-qualified professionals and to network with their colleagues during the workshop.
Professionals can enhance their skills while finding productive collaborations and networking with international colleagues.

TFL Extended 2022 is organised thanks to the partnerships with Comunidad de Madrid and Ayuntamiento de Madrid.



Professional scriptwriters and directors from all over the world developing scripts for fiction feature films.


Residential workshop in Madrid from 7th to 11th September 2022.


Course participation fee: 1,800 Euro (+ VAT, if due). It is possible to attend with a co-writer or a producer (having 2 participants maximum per team) without any additional fee.

This amount covers the workshop training and four networking lunches. Travel, accommodation and other meals costs are at participant charge.

TorinoFilmLab doesn’t provide any scholarships for this workshop, but some partial scholarships will be provided by the Partners above-mentioned, to the applicants residing in Madrid. More details will be given once the participants will be selected.

In many countries, public institutions make scholarships available for this kind of training.

In order to confirm the attendance in the workshop, participants must send proof of the payment within 2 days following the selection notification email.


Friday, 15th July 2022, 6.00 PM CET


TFL Extended –Film is open to professional scriptwriters and directors from all over the world. It is possible to apply as an individual or as a team of two co-writers.

In the case of projects based on novels, short stories or other literary works, applicants must have secured an option for the work they wish to adapt.

The working language of all workshops, meetings and events is English; thus, a good knowledge of English is essential in order to participate.


The requested materials – to be submitted all together in one PDF, and all in English – are:

- project logline (2 lines max, font 14) - please note that this logline will be used for communication purposes and to announce the eventual selection of the project in the programme
- project synopsis (1 page max, font 14)
- treatment (5 pages min - 10 pages max, font 14)
- director's/scriptwriter's intention note (1 page max, font 14)
- 3 pages max with: the CV of all project team members, a YOUTUBE link (with NO password) to previous work (30’ max), a YOUTUBE link (with NO password) to 1’ video presentation of each team member;
- materials about the audio-visual approach: still pictures, video mood board, etc. (1 page max, font 14, optional).

Applications that don’t respect the above-listed criteria will be rejected.

Please click here to access the online application form and submit your materials. Before starting the application process, you will need to create an account on the TFL platform.

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July 15, 2022