Fuori Mercato – Como Independent Film Festival is here to support emerging and independent filmmakers. Our goal is to give them a chance to showcase their films, far from usual blockbusters and made up with independent spirit.

From March 22nd to 25th, four wonderful days full of feature films and short films projected inside our beautiful historical theatre in Como.

Fuori Mercato is a free and independent festival dedicated to free and independent cinematography.

AWARD CATEGORIES

Feature Films
International feature films of all genre, narrative or documentary.

Short Films
International short films, with running time less than 15 minutes.

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PRIZES

Best Feature Film
600$ prize, a pre-agreement for future screenings inside our historical theatre and an option for one screening inside the famous Cinema Massimo of Turin (the theatre of the National Museum of Cinema).

Best Short Film
200$ prize, a pre-agreement for future screenings inside our historical theatre and an option for one screening inside the famous Cinema Massimo of Turin (the theatre of the National Museum of Cinema).

-Streaming links (Vimeo or others) should be sent to the following email address: fuorimercato.arcixanadu@outlook.it
-Foreign language films must be subtitled in Italian.
For those who need to make Italian subtitles for their film, we recommend the following subtitling company, technical partner of Fuori Mercato - Como Independent Film Festival.
For a detailed quotation, please send all the materials you have (video or link to it, script, .srt file containing subtitles in other languages) to info@forword.it
Website: www.forword.it
-Upon notification of selection to Fuori Mercato - Como Independent Film Festival, the selected filmmaker must respond promptly to agree to allow their work to participate at the festival. If notification does not occur within a reasonable amount of time, invitation/selection will be nullified.
-Once the selected filmmaker has agreed to screen at the festival, Fuori Mercato - Como Independent Film Festival reserves the right to screen said film up to 2-3 times during the festival.
-Filmmakers must have secured clearance to use all copyrighted or trademarked material (music, images, text sources, etc).
-Shipping costs for all the materials used during the screening are charged on the selected filmmakers.
-The films will be chosen by our judges.

Overall Rating
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  • Francesco D'Ascenzo

    Un festival coraggioso e unico animato da ragazzi con tanta volontà e passione. Un festival capace di valorizzare e far emergere opere che difficilmente riescono a trovare spazio di distribuzione.

    April 2018
  • Matteo Picardi

    Unfortnately I wasn't able to attend the Festival but communication with staff was great. I won a special award and thanks to Fuori Mercato I have the chance to show my work in cinema in Turin.

    April 2018
  • Unfortunately we couldn’t go to Como but The festival was always in contact with us. Great communication and excellent reviews in local press. Hope to be back next year!

    April 2018
  • domizia Tosatto

    I was happy to show my short movie here in Gloria! the only independent cinema in Como Town! Thanks!

    April 2018
  • Pavel Roganov

    Great Independent Film Festival! It would be a great pleasure to participate next year too!

    April 2018