TFL Extended

TFL Extended – Story Editing 2021 | Madrid

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TFL Extended – Story Editing is a hands-on training workshop for film professionals willing to accompany writers and directors in the development of their fiction feature projects.


TFL Extended – Story Editing is a hands-on training workshop for film professionals willing to accompany writers and directors in the development of their fiction feature projects. The aim of the program is to provide an insight into the development process, focusing on specific technical material.
Participants will also learn and experiment how to shape and phrase feedback, written or oral, taking into account the project holder’s psychological aspect.

5 participants will be selected to work in a group guided by a tutor, who has wide international experience as a script consultant.

Participants will acquire skills in the fields of treatment and script analysis, assessment of project development and script consulting. More concretely, they will gain insight and training in working with writers, from an idea up to a professional draft of the treatment, helping them find the core of their story and encouraging a script loyal to the intention of the writer and/or director.


TFL Extended – Story Editing is aimed at script consultants, producers, commissioner editors, film festival and fund representatives, readers for production companies/film funds, beginning trainers/tutors etc. from all over the world, interested in gaining insights into the development process of fiction feature Film projects.

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

The 5 selected participants will be announced one week after the deadline and after a selection process made by the tutors involved in the workshop.

Participation fees & scholarships
Course participation fee: 1.500 Euro per participant.

This amount covers the workshop training. Participants must pay their travel, board and lodging costs. TorinoFilmLab doesn’t provide any scholarships for this workshop.

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


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

- a motivational letter explaining why you would like to take part in the programme (1 page maximum);
- a document in which the applicant describes the situation regarding story editors/consultants in their country/region of origin: are there story editors in their country? Do people work with story editors? 
- a CV (2 pages maximum).

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 Visitor Page.

Deadline for applications: August 6th, 2021.

For more information please contact:


In partnership with
  • Madrid Comunidad
  • Madrid Ayuntamento

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