Welcome to T-Port
T-Port is a first-of-its-kind online market for student & short films,
for the use of industry professionals
T-Port is an innovative non-profit online platform aimed at promoting emerging talent and facilitating the distribution of short films within the professional film industry. The platform hosts more than 850 titles made by independent filmmakers and students, including award-winning films and top-festival selections from all over the world. As an industry tool, T-Port is restricted for professional use – i.e. festival programmers, TV buyers, VOD services, sales agents and distributors that are scouting for short films and talent, as well as producers and talent agencies searching for their next big discovery. Industry professionals can view the films online and contact the right owner directly.
T-Port is supported by Creative Europe MEDIA, and was co-established by Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival and the Gesher Multicultural Film Fund – Israel’s leading film fund for short films.
As an industry tool, T-Port is restricted for professional use – i.e. festival programmers, TV buyers, VOD services, sales agents and distributors that are scouting for short films and talent, as well as producers, talent agencies who are searching for their next discovery. Industry professionals can view the films online and contact the right owner directly.
T-Port has an extensive Pan-European network of 22 leading organisations, including film festivals and markets, online VOD platforms, sales agents, producers, buyers, national agencies and film schools. These partnerships enable us to promote the films, facilitate their distribution and expand their audience reach worldwide. With the aim to bridge the gap between young professionals and the professional industry, we also promote and maximise opportunities for the films ‘offline’ by regularly attending major film festivals around the world such as Cannes, Berlinale and Clermont-Ferrand, where we hold a variety of events, panels and one-to-one meetings.
Since its launch in 2017, T-Port has established itself as a leading platform for industry professionals around the world. It has proved itself as a useful tool for festivals and many other film establishments scouting for films and talent.
How does it work?
T-Port showcases a variety of films, from film schools, independent filmmakers, and films by industry institutions and companies. Our online community consists of over 2000 film industry professionals who receive regular updates through our newsletters and social media platforms, informing them of new film uploads, recommendations, etc. We use innovative technology – advanced search tools, customized recommendations, and more – to help professionals find exactly what they are looking for.
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The Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival was established in 1986 as an initiative of students from the Film & Television Department of Tel Aviv University and grew to be the largest film festival of its kind and one of the most important student film festivals in the world. The festival constitutes a profound and wide-ranging meeting place for more than 500 international young filmmakers, 250 participating films from over 50 countries and notable leading filmmakers from both local and international film industries. Since its establishment, the festival has been concerned with promoting young artistry and granting as many opportunities as possible for young filmmakers around the world.