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Press accreditation to the 24th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is now open

The media accreditation to the 24th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival aka PÖFF and the audiovisual industry platform Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event is now open! The physical festival takes place from the 13th to the 29th of November in Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia, while the industry events will happen only…

The winners of the 30th Animafest Zagreb

The 30th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2020 closed with an award ceremony at SC cinema after over 300 screened films and many side events in six festival days. The Grand Competition – Short Film jury consisting of Clémence Bragard, Réka Bucsi, Nancy Denney-Phelps, Vladislav Knežević and…

Call for entries for the 61st KFF is announced!

A suite of Hobby Horses at the Krakow Film Festival The emotions after the jubilee edition have barely subsided, and the Krakow Film Foundation has just announced a call for entries for the 61st Krakow Film Festival. As every year, at the beginning of October, the proposals of documentary, short…

ZagrebDox Special Edition

This year’s special edition of ZagrebDox is scheduled to take place from 4 to 11 October at SC Cinema and &TD Theatre of the Student Centre in Zagreb. After it was postponed in March due to the unfavourable epidemiological situation right before the opening, the most important documentary film festival…

This year’s EKOFILM is still counting on screenings, but the accompanying program will be streamed

Those interested in the photographic workshop can compete for tickets

connecting cottbus project line-up: at least one thing is certain in 2020 - creativity continues to bloom in the eastern european film industry

connecting cottbus, the East-West co-production market taking place in November during FilmFestival Cottbus, presents its selection of 13 projects in development and 6 works in progress for this year’s online edition. From 4-6 November 2020, the 22nd edition of connecting cottbus (coco) will take place online, presenting exciting feature film…

The 6th edition of Pustnik has ended

The 6th edition of Pustnik - the international screenwriters residency opened its gates to the online edition of 2020 on Monday, the 7th of September and ended last week, on the 14th. Due to the current global travel restrictions, the 8 finalists coming from six different states around the world…

Croatian films at 36th Warsaw Film Festival

The fiction feature directed by Danilo Šerbedžija and written by Lana Barić, Tereza37, will have its world premiere in the Discoveries section of the Warsaw Film Festival, held 9th – 18th October. The Polish festival will also screen the animated short, Hedgehog Spikiney, directed by Tihoni Brčić. scene from Tereza37…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces first eight films of the Official Selection – Competition

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the first eight films of the Official Selection – Competition, the premiere competition programme of its 24th edition. The lineup includes the international premiere of Final Report by the Academy-Award-winning Hungarian veteran István Szabó, who has been awarded the festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award in…

Netflix, ViacomCBS, ARRI, Indie Sales and many more! Meet our Decision Makers!

It's time to share with you the news who is going to join the upcoming online edition of Kids Kino Industry! Janine Weigold from Netflix, Steffen Kottkamp from ViacomCBS, Moritz Hemminger from ARRI Media International, Eleanor Coleman from Indie Sales and many other Decision Makers have registered so far and…

Kids Kino.Lab. One month left to submit you project!

Kids Kino.Lab is an international script development programme for film projects and TV series for young audiences. It is dedicated to scriptwriters and producers who are interested in developing their films (live action, animation or documentary) or a TV series. Deadline: October 23rd. More details below. During the workshops, 12…

Accreditations are open! // Deadline for submissions is Friday!

23 September / What's cooking? Get your accreditation to Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event Script Pool Tallinn announces juries and mentors Final deadline for submissions - you have time until Friday! TIME TO GET YOUR ACCREDITATION! In just two months time, Industry@Talinn &; Baltic Event, taking place 100% online this year, …

Curse or Blessing. Co-Production In A Changed Environment

FINAL FREE LIVE WEBINAR: CURSE OR BLESSING. CO-PRODUCTION IN A CHANGED ENVIRONMENT There are less than two weeks to go before the start of the 4th edition of Kids Kino Industry, the international co-production forum. This year's edition has been moved to the online world, resulting in the programme being…

Documentary Competition 36. WFF

DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION ***ATTENTION: TICKET PRESALE BEGINS ON OCTOBER 1!*** THE PRESS CONFERENCE OF 36. WFF WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23 AT 12.00 NOON IN KULTURALNA, PALACE OF CULTURE – COME JOIN US! Taxidermy and fencing masters, charismatic political leaders, famous prisoners, the legendary recording studio, the pole vault…

Discoveries continue!

With our festival’s Discoveries we’re travelling further in search of amazing stories and larger-than-life characters. Here are the additional nine titles of the section that leave us in awe of their diversity, and the ability to provoke discussion. Thanks to them we have a chance to embark on journeys that…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival saves forests with Single.Earth, a rising Estonian greentech startup

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will invest one euro from every film submission fee collected to combat intensive clear-cuts in Estonia. The platform created by the Estonian startup Single.Earth gives money to forest owners for switching from clear-cutting to alternative forest management methods.

Special Screenings of 36. WFF Revealed!

In the most „starry” of our sections, we included stories of Czech car mechanics in love with Elvis, outsiders, ex-cons, writers, nuns and window cleaners. We visit them in their natural surroundings and they, although quite reluctantly, open their doors to their fascinating worlds. See these stories on the big…

Short Films Competition at 36. WFF

SHORT FILMS COMPETITION An exceptionally exciting program of Short Films Competition has been divided into four sets of short, but incredibly rich stories full of emotions, unexpected twists, characteristic characters. Let yourself be surprised by this energetic bomb – a collection of real gems! There are 22 of those! ***ATTENTION:…

Konrad (Koni) Steinbacher: Recipient of 2020 Badjura Lifetime Achievement Award

Konrad (Koni) Steinbacher was born in 1940 in Zgornje Prebukovje, a village in the Pohorje Hills above Slovenska Bistrica, Slovenia. After receiving his first years of schooling in Šmartno na Pohorju and Slovenska Bistrica, he wanted to continue his education where he could show his talent. Teachers advised him to…

Announcing first Discoveries of 36. WFF!

DISCOVERIES This won’t come as anything new if we mention that each year in our Discoveries section we present absolutely astonishing films. It won’t be any different this year. In our quest for best movies we visit the faraway lands, watch hundreds of titles to pick the most interesting, thought-provoking,…