TFL Italia

Up & Coming Italia 2022

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An initiative addressed to emerging Italian producers in team with directors working on feature film projects and taking their first steps into international co-production.

Up & Coming Italia 2022 booklet

Six teams have been selected to take part in an exclusive plan of activities from 22nd to 24th November 2022, as part of TorinoFilmLab Italia section. They will benefit from dedicated training sessions with experts and mentors, which aims at putting them in contact with potential partners, expanding their industry network and, at the same time, enhancing their knowledge and experience in co-productions, markets and international financing.


The 3-day workshop will culminate with pitching sessions and one-to-one meetings presenting the projects in front of potential international partners, on 24th November.


Producers will also have the opportunity to network with a wider audience of decision makers by taking part in the TFL Meeting Event (25th - 26th November).

From 22nd to 24th November 2022 in Turin (3 days) plus two optional days of attendance at the TFL Meeting Event (25th and 26th November) for producers only.

15th July 2022, 12:00 p.m. CET (noon)
Applicants will be notified in mid-September.


Emerging Italian producers in team with the directors who have already obtained national and/or international recognition and are taking their first steps into international co-production. The producers must apply with a feature film project (fiction or creative documentary) in development stage, for which they aim at finding international partners.

WORKING LANGUAGE: all activities, meetings and events will be held in English; thus, a good knowledge of English is essential in order to participate and all written material must be translated.


Participation is free of charge and includes a tailor-made plan of activities and networking events. Travel, accommodation and meals costs (if any) are at the participant charge.

Applicants must confirm their full availability for all the days of the workshop.


The requested materials – to be submitted all together in 1 single PDF (10 MB max.), and all in English – are:

1) A short presentation for communication purposes (2 pages max), follow this link
2) Motivation letter explaining why you would like to take part in the programme – 1 page max
3) Synopsis – 1 page max.
4) Intention note about the project – 1 page max
5) Artistic concept & audio-visual reference
6) Web links to previous film(s) of the director
7) Biographies of producer, director & writer (if on board)
8) Production company profile – 1 page max
9) Detailed budget (Euro) and detailed financing plan – including structure of potential co-production (names and/or countries of potential companies, and percentages of financing from each country). Suggested form for the Financing Plan
10) Development and production timetable
11) Marketing & distribution strategy – 3 pages max.
12) Treatment - 10 pages max.



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TFL Up & Coming Italia is part of the TFL Italia - special TorinoFilmLab section that pieces together TFL’s programmes aimed at the internationalisation of the Italian film workers and institutions. It is organised in collaboration with AGICI – Associazione Generale Industrie Cine-Audiovisive IndipendentiANICA – Associazione Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche Audiovisive MultimedialiFondo Audiovisivo FVG – Friuli Venezia GiuliaFilm Commission Torino PiemonteTalents & Short Film MarketCentro Nazionale del Cortometraggio and Milano Film Network.


Ariens Damsi (ELIOFILM), producer
Emanuele Aldrovandi, director

Matteo Pianezzi (Diero), producer
Valeria Usala, co-writer

Vincenzo Filippo (Lupin Film), producer
Giulia Grandinetti, director

Ilaria Malagutti (Mammut Film), producer
Anna Recalde Miranda, director

Alessandro Carroli (EiE Film), producer
Alessandro Abba Legnazzi, director

Andrea Gori (Lumen Films), producer
Lorenzo Puntoni, director

In the frame of
  • Torino Film Industry 5
In collaboration with
  • Agici
  • Anica
  • Fondo Audiovisivo Fvg
  • Film Commission Torino Piemonte
  • Tsfm
  • Centro Nazionale Cortometraggio
  • Mfn

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