Welcome back Filmmaker to the 3° edition!!

After the great success of the first two editions, submissions to the third edition of FilmmakerDay are now open.

The event is taking place in April 2018 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 third 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 third edition of Filmmaker Day is taking place in Turin on April - 21 - 2018 at the prestigious " Cinema Classico".

The event, which is conceived and directed by the independent director Mauro Russo Rouge, 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.


- Submissions fee is 10 USD for each film
- Films selected by a qualified jury
- Selected films will screen April 21 2018
- 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 1-2014.
It is possible to submit more than one project, but each project requires the submission fee.
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 3° 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 3° edition of Filmmaker Day submission will be possible from November 8 2017 to March 31 2018 on our online platforms.
3°edition of Filmmaker Day reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the final event.

Rates for submission are not refundable.

The payment of the movie marathon’s submission fee 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
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    Ryan Kruger

    Great little festival next year id like to attend.

    October 2017
    Response from festival:

    thank you Ryan!!!

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    Mikhail Kosyrev-Nesterov

    This is a great festival my film was in. FILMMAKER DAY was professional. Highly recommend. Artistic director Mauro Russo Rouge - BRAVO!

    May 2017
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    Il rumore della vittoria

    Nothing to say, really good all round.

    April 2017
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    Paddy Jessop

    Highly Recommend!

    Excellent communication, fantastic easy process for your film to be shown and an all round incredibly valuable film festival.

    Thank You Filmmaker Day!

    March 2017
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  • Best festival ever! great venue and super organization!

    March 2017
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