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Welcome back Filmmaker to the 9° edition!!

After the great success of the latest edition, submissions to the eighth edition of FilmmakerDay are now open.

The event is taking place in October 2023 in the wonderful setting of Turin, a city that has become one of the undisputed centres of the art of cinema. FilmmakerDay summons many authors from every corner of the world, as well as a wide audience of cinema lovers.

A great number of high-quality films have taken part in FilmmakerDay. Among them: News Neighbors by Bayley, directly from Sundance Film Festival; A Gentle Night by Qiu Yang, winner of Cannes Palme d'Or; In the Hills by Hamid Ahmadi, an official selection at Toronto International Film Festival.

The ninth edition of FILMMAKER DAY is now organized by the Systemout Association and ArtInMovimento Association as an event whose intention is to give value to filmmakers’ creativity.

This festival is dedicated to short and feature films of any genre and runtime. There are no rules or limitations.
The ninth edition of Filmmaker Day is taking place in Turin, at the end of october 2023, at the prestigious " Cinema Baretti".

The event derives from the need of giving space and visibility to films coming from all over the world.

Apart from the Best Film, ArtInMovimento Magazine and Italia Che Cambia, two magazines that are both Media Partner of the event, will also give special attention to the most deserving films.


- Films selected by a qualified jury
- Selected films will screen at the end of October, 2023
- Free limited membership to SystemOut Association


-Best Film
-Special mention
-Best Director


Projects submitted must be the original work of the participant, not ended before January 1-2017.
It is possible to submit more than one project, submissions are free.
All films in any different language from English must necessarily be subtitled, in English. An exception will be admitted for films in Italian, which don’t need to be subtitled.

By submitting the film to the 9°edition of Filmmaker Day you confirm to own the rights of the film.
Members of a competent jury are in charge to nominate the best Film after the live screen play.
The 9° edition of Filmmaker Day submission will be possible from November 2022 to September, 2023 on our online platforms.
9° edition of Filmmaker Day reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the final event.

Film submissions implies the acceptance of the rules and condition shown on www.filmakerday.com, the contestant declares to accept without exceptions. Rules and condition are available in English and Italian

All decisions regarding the winners are final and irrefutable.


The films submitted to the contest will remain in the files of the Festival and the video archive of the Cultural Association Systemout. The works will not be commercially exploited. Before any other different use, the authors will be contacted for receiving their agreement. Systemout Association is taking reasonable security precaution to protect the copyright of the film submitted to the Festival.

Overall Rating
  • Tatiana Kublitskaya

    Thank you for selecting and rewarding "The Legend of Psaltery"!
    It is truly a great honor for me and our team.
    Best wishes for the future of your festival!

    November 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thank you :-)

  • Wei Kang 維剛 Chou 周

    Highly recommended.
    I hope I could visit you someday.

    November 2018
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Wei.

    All best.

  • Dr. Teresa Mular

    Wonderful to participate in this festival. Can't comment on hospitality or networking for I didn't attend in person this festival.

    November 2018
    Response from festival:

    Thank you :-)

  • Benn Flore

    From Holland we could not attend and so we can only judge communication, which deserves a positive review.

    November 2018
  • Manuel Koch

    Great festival, we really enjoyed being a part of this. Especially for the venue and the efficient communication.

    November 2018
    Response from festival:

    Thank you :-)