30-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Hands Out Ten Awards

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Post Production Award Winner - Kalev by Ove Musting Post Production Award Winner - Kalev by Ove Musting photo: Allfilm

TALLINN: Ten projects received awards at the Industry @ Tallinn & Baltic Event ceremony held on 26 November 2020. More than 850 guests attended the week of online presentations, with Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia and Croatia taking home seven prizes.

The following awards were announced:  

MIDPOINT TV Launch HBO Europe Award (5,000 USD):
Afterparty (Croatia)
Writer: Dora Sustic
Producer: Maja Pek-Bruenjes

SCRIPT POOL TALLINN 2020 (5,000 EUR):

Script Pool Film Award:
20,000 Species of Bees (Spain)
Screenwriter Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren
Production company: Gariza Films and Sirimiri Films. Spain

Script Pool TV Award:
When You Fall (North Macedonia)
Scriptwriter: Biljana Crvenkovska 
Production company: OXO Production

WORKS IN PROGRESS AWARDS:

Post Production Award (5,000 EUR):

Kalev (Estonia)
Director Ove Musting
Producers: Pille Rünk, Maria Avdjushko 
Production companies: Allfilm, Ugri Film

Nuuccha (Russia)
Director: Vladimir Munkuev 
Producers: Aleksandr Plotnikov, Boris Khlebnikov, Valeriy Fedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov, Albert Ryabyshev, Andrei Ushatskiy 
Production companies: Look Film, The Place of Power, R-Media, Russia 

The Baltic Event Works in Progress Award (1,500 EUR):

I Am Fine, Thanks (Lithuania)
Director: Ernestas Jankauskas 
Producers: Gabija Siurbytė, Greta Akcijonaitė 
Production company: Dansu films 

Neon Spring (Latvia)
Director: Matīss Kaža 
Producers: Dace Siatkovska, Matīss Kaža 
Production company: Deep Sea Studios  

Just Film Works in Progress Award (1,000 EUR):
The Sleeping Beast (Estonia, Latvia)
Director: Jaak Kilmi 
Producers: Evelin Penttilä 
Co-producer: Roberts Vinovskis 
Production companies: Stellar Film (Estonia), Locomotive (Latvia)

BALTIC EVENT CO-PRODUCTION MARKET AWARDS:

Eurimages Co-Production Development Award (20,000 EUR)
Electric Sleep (Germany)
Director/writer: Zeynep Dadak
Producer: Titus Kreyenberg
Production company: unafilm, Germany

Screen International Best Pitch Award:
Tasty (Lithuania)
Director/Writer: Egle Vertelyte
Produced by Lukas Trimonis 
Production Company: InScript

Marché du Film Producers’ Network Award 2021:
Laura McNicholas, 925 Productions, Ireland and Marina Naumova, Garpastum Pictures, Russia