TorinoFilmLab has introduced two awards to support the reflection on the global changes affecting our society, and to encourage eco-sustainable actions on the production set. They are assigned to some ScriptLab and FeatureLab projects during the annual TFL Meeting Event in November.
TFL WHITE MIRROR - € 3,000 development award to a ScriptLab project
Created in 2019 the award supports stories that tackle environmental issues, sustainability or any related changes happening in today’s world, through a personal and engaging tone – from new consumption habits to the different ways of life.
Winning project 2022: A YEAR WITHOUT SUMMER by Flurin Giger
Winning project 2021: THE FUTURE IS AN ELDER COW by Janis Rafa
Winning project 2020: BLUE STAR by Stella Kyriakopoulos, co-written by Margaret Shin
Winning project 2019: WILD ENCOUNTERS by Sarah Arnold
GREEN FILMING AWARDS
Launched in 2020, thanks to the partnership with Trentino Film Commission, these awards support a sustainable approach to production.
Assigned to up to three projects chosen among the FeatureLab ones, the grant comprises up to a maximum of € 2,000 to cover expenses connected to the implementation of the Green Film rating system and the adoption of sustainability strategies during the Film's shooting, in addition to a further monetary contribution of € 2,000 allocated by Trentino Film Commission – Green Film after obtaining the Green Film certification.
The awarded projects of 2022:
ABITANTI by Kerstin Neuwirth, produced by Sophie Ahrens
AL FONDO A LA DERECHA by Marta Hernaiz Pidal, produced by Rosa Galguera Ortega
WEIGHTLESS by Sara Fgaier, produced by Marco Alessi
GLORY B by Konstantinos Antonopoulos, co-written by Luigi Campi, produced by Fani Skartouli
The awarded projects of 2021:
FAMILY TIME by Tia Kouvo, produced by Jussi Rantamaki
HOME by Or Sinai, produced by Adi Bar Yossef
THINGS THAT YOU KILL by Alireza Khatami, produced by Elisa Sepulveda-Ruddoff
DAYAO SWIMS AGAINST THE FLOW by Tao Zhang, co-written by Jérémie Dubois and produced by Vincent Wang
The awarded projects of 2020:
MICHELLE REMEMBERS by Pia Borg, produced by Helen Olive
THE MYSTERIOUS GAZE OF THE FLAMINGO by Diego Céspedes, produced by Giancarlo Nasi
THE CARAVAN by Zuzana Kirchnerová, produced by Jakob Viktorín & Pavla Janoušková Kubecková
DIAPHANOUS by Dornaz Hajiha, produced by Isabelle Glachant
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