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Appel à candidature - TIFF Talent Lab 2017

April 28, 2017 | By francecanadaculture Toronto

Held annually during the Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF Talent Lab is an artistic development program intended for aspiring Canadian and international filmmakers. This extremely competitive programme provides 20 young directors and screenwriters with an intensive learning experience that seeks to further develop their creativity, artistic process, and voice. With guidance from some of the best-known and most esteemed experts in independent cinema from around the world, TIFF Talent Lab is designed to launch the careers of the next generation of filmmakers. This year’s mentors include Jim Stark (Coffee and Cigarettes), Christine Vachon (Carol) and Atom Egoyan (Chloe).

Application deadline : Friday May 5, 2017 by 5pm E.S.T.

Eligibility :

  1. - This programme is open to emerging filmmakers with a minimum of two short film credits and a maximum of 1 feature film credit as director or screenwriter.

  2. - International applicants are welcome. All sessions in TIFF Talent Lab are held in English. Applicants should be able to speak and understand English fluently.

  3. - Only one submission per applicant. Maximum of three total submissions to Talent Lab per applicant over the last 13 years, i.e. if you have applied for TIFF Talent Lab unsuccessfully on three different occasions in the past decade, you are not eligible to apply for the 2017 Lab.

  4. - Applicants must submit a continuous one-minute excerpt of one film project (short film, feature film; documentary, fiction or animation). We do not accept submissions of full-length films, demo reels, music videos and trailers. The clip must not exceed one (1) minute in length. If you have applied for TIFF Talent Lab in previous years, you must re-apply with a different film clip.

  5. - Applications need to be submitted by the applicants themselves, not by third parties (i.e. assistants, co-workers etc.).

For more information, please visit TIFF Industry official website.

To submit your application, please visit :


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