04-12-2007

Sixth Annual Baltic Event in Tallinn Dec. 2-6, 2007

Press relase

November 30, 2007

The sixth annual Baltic Event to take place in Tallinn

For the sixth time, Baltic Event will take place in Tallinn from December 2-6. Approximately 140 representatives of the international film industry, including film producers and -financers, distributors and representatives of film funds will attend the event.

Baltic Event Co-Production Market will take place during the Black Nights Film Festival on 3 - 4 December continuing to present challenging and controversial projects from the Baltic States, Scandinavia, East-Central Europe and Russia. A total of 12 projects have been pre-selected for the co-production market. Estonia is represented with the projects, The Temptations of Saint Tony (screenwriter and director Veiko Õunpuu, producer Katrin Kissa, Homeless Bob Production) and The Swan Prince (screenwriters Linnar Priimägi, Juri Klavdiev,director Kirill Serebriannikov, producer Kristian Taska, Taska Productions).

The results of the first two Co-Production Markets in 2005 and 2006 proved the necessity and effectiveness of the event - 5 films are already completed (Midsummer Madness (Latvia-Austria-UK, production company Fischerfilm, dir. Alexander Hahn)), Where Souls Go (Estonia-Austria, Exitfilm, dir. Rainer Sarnet)), Whisper of Sin (working title Witches and Rain, Lithuania, production companies Studio Uljana Kim, Lithuanian Film Studios, dir. Algimantas Puipa), Yarik the Robinson (Russia, director Usman Sharipov) and The First Balkan Dogma (Macedonia-Bulgaria, director Agneta Lesnikovska). Three of them are also in the program of Black Night FF - The First Balkan Dogma, Where Souls Go and Whisper of Sin. Cristian Mungiu's Last modified on 22-01-2008