Tortona Indie Film Session is the great event presented by the Cultural Associations ArtInMovimento and SystemOut which is dedicated to promoting an understanding of video as a creative medium and cultural force in our society, and to supporting and advancing the work of international artists working in video and the electronic arts. Through its programs and information services, the TIFS intends to educate and inform artists, students, educators, critics, video and film producers and an interested public so they may better understand, appreciate and evaluate the creative possibilities of the video medium.

Tortona Indie Film Session is open to professional and non-professional filmmakers working in all genres: documentary, narrative, animation and experimental. There are no length or thematic or content restrictions.

We are happy to accept Online FilmFreeway Screeners!
You may enter Shorts, Features, Student Films, Experimental Films, Documentary, Music Videos and New Media via the wonderful FilmFreeway platform.

-Best Film;
-Best Director;
-Best Actor;
-Best Actress;

We do accept productions from 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

All genres at TIFS: documentary, narrative, animation and experimental. There are no length or thematic or content restrictions.

All filmmakers understand and accept that if their film is accepted for presentation and screening at the film session festival, they grant full and unrestricted permission for AC SystemOut to screen the film/video at times of the festivals choice

All films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English for festival presentation.
All submission fees are non-refundable.

Works using non-licensed, copyrighted music or other copyrighted works or literary properties without legal permission are not eligible. Questions: contact us.

Works in progress are accepted but are not encouraged. We can not promise that we will be able to watch re-edited submissions. Please only submit works in progress if you are submitting close to final deadline.

By submitting this video the filmmakers grant permission to the rights of any images of the footage submitted to be use for promotional events without payment or any other consideration.

-Festival Programs:
The Festival program is not formally announced until all entries have been received and reviewed and the entire festival schedule set.

Artists whose programs are not accepted will be notified on or around September via email.

If Your FIlm is Accepted:

Artists whose film are accepted will be notified as accepted by email as soon as practicable. Professional format (DCP) or .MOV and additional information will be requested at that time.

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