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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival honours actress Rea Lest at the festival’s Opening Ceremony

The 23rd edition of the Black Nights Film Festival was opened yesterday at the Alexela Concert Hall with actress Rea Lest honoured with the Bruno O’ya award. At last night’s Opening Ceremony’s spectacular multimedia show, directed once again by Ingmar Jõela, crossed stage acting, dance acts and live filmmaking, paying…
15-11-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the full programme

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has released its full lineup, adding two world and three international premieres, raising the total film count of the main festival to 200. Together with its two sub-festivals, youth and children’s film festival Just Film and short and animation film festival PÖFF Shorts, Black Nights…
12-11-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces members of its seven juries

The 23rd edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will see six International and one jury, comprised of only Estonians, overseeing various sections of the festival. The jury of the Official Selection will evaluate the 21 films in the programme, handing out following prizes: Grand Prix for the Best…
12-11-2019

connecting cottbus: AWARD WINNERS 2019

While the 21st edition of connecting cottbus (6-8 Nov 2019) continues with further matchmaking and networking events, tonight the East-West co-production market at FilmFestival Cottbus announced the award winners out ofitsselection of 13 cocoPITCH and 6 cocoWIP projects. The coco Best Pitch Awardgoes to the best public presentation of a…
08-11-2019

PÖFF brings together film industry professionals and young local talent

On the 26th of November, as a result of the collaboration between PÖFF, Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event and the European Film Academy (EFA), film industry professionals will meet with young local designers, creatives, and promising film actors of the future. PÖFF BlackWalk, the exclusive gala of young talent, has been…
07-11-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival to honour director Andrei Konchalovsky with the Lifetime Achievement Award

At the 23rd edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky will be presented with one of the festival’s two Lifetime Achievement Awards. The festival will also screen two of his films: the Northern European premiere of his latest film Il Peccato (Sin) and House of…
07-11-2019

BLACK NIGHTS OFFICIAL SELECTION LINEUP

The Official Selection - Competition, the coat-of-arms of an A-category film festival!The selection of #PÖFF23 Official Selection is diverse, in terms of genre, topics and geography, covering five continents, with films from Northern And Southern America, Asia, Europe and Africa. Eight of the films will be having the world, nine…
04-11-2019

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event reveal 2019 Works In Progress titles

18 films in production or post-production looking for sales agents or festivals for international premieres will be presented at the Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event Work in Progress sessions on November the 26 and 27th. Both the Baltic Event, showcasing Baltic and Finnish projects, as well as International Works in Progress,…
04-11-2019

EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2019 SPECIAL SCREENINGS AND CONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMA LINE-UPS!

We announce the line-ups of this year's EnergaCAMERIMAGE Special Screenings and Contemporary World Cinema sections: Special Screenings 2019 Contemporary World Cinema 2019
04-11-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival unleashes Rebels With A Cause

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the lineup for Rebels With A Cause, an International competition programme with 15 feature films in competition and five feature films out of competition, and a mini-competition for short films that includes seven entries. The programme includes six world and five International premieres. Rebels…
04-11-2019

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Works In Progress launches a new category for children and youth films

For the first time, Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event showcases five children and youth film projects in a newly launched Just FIlm Works in Progress category. The films in production or post-production looking for sales distributors, sound design, productions or festivals for international premieres will be presented at the Industry@Tallinn &;…
04-11-2019

US in Progress Awards and Panelists

The 9th edition of US in Progress Wrocław will be held from the 6th till the 8th of November as a part of 10th American Film Festival. US in Progress aims to facilitate professional networking among European and Polish film professionals and independent filmmakers from the United States. The 2019…
30-10-2019

ROBERT RICHARDSON AND QUENTIN TARANTINO TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS CAMERIMAGE CINEMATOGRAPHER-DIRECTOR DUO AWARD

EnergaCAMERIMAGE, the international film festival of the art of cinematography, will celebrate three-time Academy Award® winning cinematographer Robert Richardson and two-time Academy Award® winner Quentin Tarantino by presenting them with the festival’s Cinematographer-Director Duo Award at a gala closing-night ceremony onNovember 16. The collaborators will visit Toruń for the event,…
30-10-2019

15 films to compete in Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s Baltic Competition

Tallinn Black Nights aka PÖFF unveils the 15 films that are representing the three Baltic states at the 23rd edition of the festival. The programme consists of nine features, five documentaries and one animation.Running for the second time, the Baltic Competition programme is a selection of the year’s finest films…
29-10-2019

The main prize at RIGA IFF goes to the Lithuanian historical drama Nova Lituania

Having attracted the largest number of visitors since its inception, the sixth Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) marked the event’s closing with its Award Ceremony. The festival’s main prize for best feature film was awarded to Lithuanian director Karolis Kaupinis for the visually sophisticated historical drama Nova Lituania. Ten…
28-10-2019

One month to go - Industry @Tallinn & Baltic Event!

25 October / What's cooking? 18 projects attending Baltic Event Co-Production Market Script Pool Tallinn reveals projects for TV drama series Save the date for European Film Forum Tallinn 2019 Music Meets Films focuses on the creativity of composers Take part in Virtual Reality workshop Apply for accreditation on 28…
25-10-2019

Script Pool Tallinn at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event presents scripts for TV drama series for the first time

This year for the first time the international script competition Script Pool Tallinn also presents projects for TV and drama series in addition to scripts for feature films. The main goal of Script Pool Tallinn, a part of Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, is to gather talented scriptwriters with producers attached,…
25-10-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the full lineup of the Official Selection

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival unveils the lineup of the Official Selection - Competition of it’s 23rd edition, adding seven world, five international and one European premiere to the previously announced eight films. The programme, diverse, both in terms of genre and geography, covers five continents, with films from Northern…
24-10-2019

Programme of the 7th EMiGRA Festival

24th October, Thursday – 18.00-20.00The Mazovia Institute of Culture– Elektoralna 12 EMiGRA – LITERATURE 18.00-20.00Emigration – Double identity – meeting with the writer Manuela Gretkowska and Brygida Helbig-Mischewski – Polish writer living in Berlin. Excerpts from the author's books will be read by Maria Maj – actress TR Warszawa. The…
24-10-2019

Media accreditation to the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is open

The media accreditation to the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival akaPÖFF and the audiovisual industry platform Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is ongoing. The festival takes place from the 15th of November until the 1st of December in Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia. All active journalists, film critics, bloggers, photographers, influencers…
23-10-2019