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Winners announced, the festival continues!

Winners were announced, the festival continues until Sunday Viera Čákanyova’s Arctic-shot video diary White on White took the Opus Bonum Award for the best world documentary during Saturday’s Ji.hlava Award ceremony (see the recording here). Hilal Baydarov, the sole juror of the competition, called the film “very honest, brave and…
03-11-2020

14 films to compete at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s Baltic Competition programme

Showcasing the fresh cinematic output of the three Baltic countries – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – the Baltic Competition of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) will screen 14 films, including world premieres of two Estonian documentaries. The five films in the programme representing Estonia are expressing five distinctive slices…
02-11-2020

Highlighting connecting cottbus 4-6 November 2020

East-West co-production market connecting cottbus (coco) has assembled a diverse range of networking events and discussions tackling the current challenges in the industry, and will present a new award. The FilmFestival Cottbus, following the decision announced by the Federal Government of Germany to contain the coronavirus pandemic, which includes the…
02-11-2020

EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020 SPECIAL SCREENINGS AND CONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMA SECTION LINE-UPS!

We announce the line-ups of two of this year's EnergaCAMERIMAGE non-competition sections: Special Screenings Contemporary World Cinema
02-11-2020

Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2021 – Call for Entries

WE WANT YOUR FILM! Fest Anča International Animation Festival has launched a call for entries for its 2021 edition. Animated short films, student films, music videos and films for children are among the competition categories.
02-11-2020

24th Ji.hlava IDFF winners

OPUS BONUM Best World Documentary Film 2020 Winner: White on White (dir. Viera Čákanyová / Czech Republic, Slovakia, 2020) Jury statement (sole juror Hilal Baydarov): For being a very honest, brave and inspirational film. The film shows us how difficult and almost impossible it is to make a film about…
02-11-2020

WEMW Co-production Forum EXTENDED DEADLINE!

EXTENDED DEADLINE: November 6, 2020 As a result of the strong interest in the upcoming edition of the WEMW Co-Production Forum, taking place on January 24-28, 2021, the deadline for submission has been extended to November 6, 2020 to allow as many producers as possible to finalize their materials and…
30-10-2020

LET’S MEET AT EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020 BROKERAGE EVENT

Tumult Foundation and Torun Regional Development Agency invite all cinematographers and creators involved in the process of making films to participate in the exciting initiative - Brokerage Event. EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020 Brokerage Event will be the centre of CINEMATOGRAPHY and film industry for professionals, freelancers and enthusiasts as well as the…
30-10-2020

30th FilmFestival Cottbus postponed to December 8th – 13th, 2020

Following the decision announced on October 28th, 2020 by the Federal Government of Germany to contain the coronavirus pandemic, which includes the four-week closure of all cinemas, the organisers of the FilmFestival Cottbus (FFC) have decided to postpone the 30th edition. The dual festival will take place with film screenings…
30-10-2020

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event reveals all titles of 2020 Works in Progress projects

18 films in production or post-production, looking for sales agents or festivals for international premiers, will be presented at the Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event Works in Progress sessions in 2020. As this year’s Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event takes place fully online, the presentations of projects taking part of Works in…
29-10-2020

ANDREW LEVITAS' „MINAMATA” TO CLOSE THE 28TH EDITION OF EnergaCAMERIMAGE WITH JOHNNY DEPP ACCEPTING AN ACTING AWARD!

Art can imitate life’s complex and idiosyncratic stories in many ways, making them emotionally resonant for audiences throughout the world and their messages universally recognizable. But it can also heighten the terrifying mundanity of mankind’s many dark hours to the extent that the cinematic handling of the real stories about…
27-10-2020

A Celebration of Cinema in Person and Online across Latvia - the Seventh Riga International Film Festival Concludes and Announces the Winners

The seventh Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) ended on Sunday 25 October. This year, the festival lineup consisted of 129 films in 10 thematic programs and was presented in a new format – films were available for viewing in person as well as online across Latvia. Viewers in Riga,…
26-10-2020

Script Pool Film and POWR Baltic Stories Exchange have selected their 2020 projects

The initiatives of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, Script Pool Tallinn and POWR Baltic Stories Exchange focusing on scriptwriting, announced selected projects - including participants from Chile, Turkey, Faroe Islands, Spain, Russia as well as Nordic and Central European countries, attending the programmes this year. 
23-10-2020

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the complete lineup of the Official Selection – Competition

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) adds 17 films to the previously announced eight, with five of the new films having their world premieres in the Official Selection – Competition of the 24th edition of the festival. Adding five world, eleven international and two European premieres to the selection, the…
22-10-2020

PÖFF Shorts National Competition 2020 revealed

Record number of Estonian entries received in first year PÖFF Shorts becomes an Academy Award qualifier 24 fiction, animation and documentary shorts from Estonia over four programmes will make up the 2020 PÖFF Shorts National Competition. The four programmes mark the largest number of Estonian shorts ever screened in competition…
21-10-2020

Black Nights Stars 2020 are now announced

Black Nights Stars, the initiative of the Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, has announced eight young actors from the Baltic Sea region to participate in the programme this November, also inviting young talents from Russia to attend for the first time within the RUSSIA IN FOCUS program. The Black Nights Stars…
20-10-2020

EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020 DOCUMENTARY SHORTS AND FEATURES COMPETITIONS' LINE-UPS!

We announce the line-ups of two of this year's EnergaCAMERIMAGE Competitions: Documentary Shorts Competition 2020 Documentary Features Competition 2020 The aim of the Documentary Shorts Competition is to recognize the art of documentary filmmaking as creative interpretation of reality. Putting emphasis on the visual and aesthetic aspects of the selected…
20-10-2020

Awards of the 36th Warsaw International Film Festival

36th Warsaw Film Festival awards announcement was made on Saturday afternoon, October 17th, 2020, at Multikino Złote Tarasy in Warsaw. INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION Jury: Liana Ruokyte-Jonsson, Lithuania Robert Gliński, Poland Visar Morina, Kosovo / Germany gave the following awards: Warsaw Grand Prix: 18 Kilohertz by Farkhat Sharipov, Kazachstan Best Director Award:…
18-10-2020

The winner of the 46th EKOFILM International Film Festival is the Russian film „Sockeye Salmon. Red Fish.“

The Festival President‘s Award goes to „Unrestrained Virgin Forest“ Breathtaking shots, topical issues, inspiration, optimism and chills from trying to answer the question if we, as a human beings, will ever learn. Each of the five winning films of the 46th EKOFILM International Film Festival triggered some of these feelings…
16-10-2020

PÖFF Shorts announces International Competition titles for 2020

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival sub-festival announces 115 titles across five different competition as PÖFF Shorts (17th-25h November 2020) celebrates its first year of being an Academy Award qualifying festival. The 2020 edition of PÖFF Shorts, an official sub-festival of the A-List Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, has revealed the…
16-10-2020