The first edition featured both Oltrecorto and Distributors Meet Buyers pitching sessions, the highly curated TSFM Video-Library and the All You Need Is Short short film programme for a non-professional audience hosted by Torino Film Festival.
Il Circolo dei Lettori became the main venue of TSFM. Digita!, a focus on and a showcase for VR, was launched.
Pitch Your Fest! was added to the pitching sessions organised by TSFM. The Be Short Now! initiative was launched.
The Creative Europe MEDIA programme officially co-funded TSFM for the first time.
‘Monstri’ by Marius Olteanu was the first Oltrecorto-project to be released as a feature film, opening at the 69th Berlinale in the Forum section.
Short Comedies was the latest pitching session organised by TSFM added to the market, while the Sonego Award closing pitch organised by Lago Film Festival was hosted by TSFM. Digita! became VR Stories. Ireland was the first Country in Focus.
‘200 metres’ by Ameen Nayfeh was the second Oltrecorto project to be released as a feature film, opening at the 17th Giornate degli Autori – Venice Days at Venice Film Festival where it won the Audience Award.
The online edition. Despite the Covid19-pandemic, TSFM did not stop and moved entirely online, even expanding the market with a new training workshop for Italian short filmmakers entitled I Cinque Giorni del Corto.