This year’s TorinoFilmLab saw professionals showcase projects and compete for production grants.

Held at the Torino Film Festival, the fifth TorinoFilmLab Meeting Event saw cash prizes handed to several titles.

Chaired by Venice Film Festival director Alberto Barbera, the International Jury awarded:

  • £110,000 to Babak Jalali’s Land
  • £80,000 to Yorgos Zois’ Stage Fright
  • £70,000 to Niles Atallah’s Rey
  • £60,000 to Avishai Sivan’s Tikkun.

Jonas Selberg Augustsén’s The Garbage Helicopter won the £30,000 Audience Award, voted on by 120 Decision Makers. The film’s producer,Andreas Emanuelsson, won the Post-Production Award of £1,000.

Iris by Laszlo Nemes was awarded the £6,000 International Relations ARTE Prize, assigned by ARTE France Cinema.

Michael Pearce’s Beast picked up the Les Arcs Co-Production Village Prize.

The book-to-screen program AdaptLab also closed with the Meeting Event. Four thrillers and four dramas, including Re Di Bastoni, In Piedi by Francesca Battistella and L’Amore Imperfetto by Irene Di Caccamo have been selected for script adaption. The scripts will be written during three workshops.