Welcome back to the 7th edition!

In the last edition the festival has recorded a resounding success with the public. Almost 5,000 spectators in 5 days of event and a significant media visibility through all channels (TV, radio, press and magazines / portals / online blogs).

For its 7th edition, the festival event will last for seven days, to offer more time for insights with the authors.

The VII TUC will be held in a very important location for the Turin “Cinema” universe, which is located in the heart of the city, at the marvelous Cinema Ambrosio.

Cash prizes are awarded for the best feature film, best short film and best vfx. Also, special awards will be assigned to: best director, best actor, best actress, best photography, best sound designer. It there will be an audience award and mentions assigned by our media partners.

The festival counts on the help of media-partnerships and cultural partners in the area.

“It is obvious that art cannot teach anyone anything, since in four thousand years humanity has learnt nothing at all.”
― Andrei Tarkovsky

All the awards for the winners of TORINO UNDERGROUND CINEFEST 2020 will be announced after the closure of online submissions.

-BEST FEATURE FILM
-BEST SHORT FILM
-BEST DIRECTOR
-BEST ACTOR
-BEST ACTRESS
-BEST SOUND DESIGNER
-BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER
-BEST VFX
-BEST SOUNDTRACK
-ARTINMOVIMENTO SPECIAL MENTION

Three films categories can be submitted to the Festival:

-Short films: films with a running time from 1 to 59 minutes;
-Feature films: films with a running time of 60 minutes or more;
-Documentary: documentaries with a running time from 1-120 minutes;

7th TORINO UNDERGROUND CINEFEST 2019 submission will be possible from April 11 2019 to February 15 2020 on our online platforms.

Projects submitted must be the original work of the participant, not ended before January 1-2015.

All films in any different language from English must necessarily be subtitled, in English. An exception will be admitted for films in Italian or Spanish, which don't need to be subtitled.

It is possible to submit more than one project, but each project requires the submission fee.

By submitting the film to 7th TUC 2020 you confirm to own the rights of the film.

All films selected will be played in a cinema hall in Turin, during a public event.

7th TUC 2020 reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the final event.

Rates for submission are not refundable.

Complete rules and conditions are on official website www.tucfest.com

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By submitting the film to 7th TORINO UNDERGROUND CINEFEST 2020 you confirm to own the rights of the film.

It is possible to submit more than one project, but each project requires the submission fee.

Rates for submission are not refundable.

7th Torino Underground Cinefest 2020 reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the final event.

The payment of the festival’s submission fee implies the acceptance of the rules and condition shown on www.tucfest.com, the contestant declares to accept without exceptions.

Rules and condition are available in English and Italian.

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  • Demetrio Salvi

    Uno dei più allegri, divertenti, intelligenti festival di cinema che ci sono in Italia (e, questo, grazie sicuramente a uno staff caloroso e appassionato, interessato al cinema nel modo più viscerale e competente che sia possibile!)

    April 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Grazie Demetrio e buona fortuna con il tuo film!

  • Jeremy Puffet

    I would like to thank the festival for his communication. Unfortunately I coudn't be at Torino, but I was really happy to receive news about the projection. Furthermore the festival accepted to sent me the Italian subtitles they did for the movie.
    I wish all best to "Torino Underground Cinefest" for future editions !

    April 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Jeremy!

  • Anders Emblem

    Nothing but good things to say about this festival and the people behind it. Communication, the festival itself and the hospitality - top notch.

    April 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you :-)

  • DIMITRIOS NAKOS

    Great festival!! Cinema full of audience, the cinema was in the center of Turino and this was plus for the festival. Very good organization, although that is young festival, hospitilality totaly great.
    I believe that TUC is a festival tha will play a main role in Italy festivals in the future. In 2 words: highly recommended!!

    March 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you!

  • Christoph-Mert Hagen

    This festival is awesome! Very interesting films, a great audience and the team behind the festival is very kind and supportive - and they do everything with passion. I can highly recommeded everyone to submit your film(s) to this festival or just visit it. It's a great experience and I hope, I'll be there next time!

    March 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you!