TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Awards 2017 were announced on 30 November 2017. Projects and producers from the Czech Republic, Romania, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Georgia are among the winners.
This year a new initiative was launched, Script Pool - a platform for connecting screenwriters and producers with script doctors and other industry specialists.Twenty projects were selected for the Co-Production Market. For its 16th edition, the Baltic Event rules and regulations were changed to welcome projects from outside our region of Eastern and Central Europe, Scandinavia, Georgia, Russia and the Ukraine, with projects from elsewhere welcome to apply if they had plans to coproduce with the afore-mentioned territories.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
Baltic Event Co-Production Market Awards:Best ProjectEurimages Co-Production Development Award:The Great Bear / Suuri karhu (Finland)Directed by Jan Forsström
Best Pitch:Restore Point / Bod Obnovy (Czech Republic)Directed by Robert HlozProduced by Film Kolektiv
Producers Network Prize:Adina Dulcu (Romania) Bram Sterckx (Belgium )
Works in Progress Awards:
The Post Production Award:Crystal Swan / Хрусталь (Belarus, Germany, US)Directed by Darya Zhuk
Baltic Event Works in Progress Award:Motherland / Gimtine (Lithuania, Latvia) Directed by Tomas VengrisProduced by Studio Uljana KimCoproduced by Locomotive Productions
Baltic View Awards:International Works in Progress: 43 (Georgia, Russia)Directed by Dimitry TsintsadzeProduced by Cinetech Film ProductionCoproduced by Viva Films
Baltic Event Works in Progress: Take It or Leave It / Võta või jäta (Estonia) Directed by Liina Trishkina-VanhataloProduced by Allfilm
Think of The Music Awards:International Works in Progress: Amidst the Fog / Entre La Niebla (Colombia, Brazil)Directed by Augusto Sandino
Baltic Event Works in Progress: Captain Morten and the Spider Queen / Morten lollide laeval (Estonia, Ireland, Belgium, UK)Directed by Kaspar JancisProduced by NukufilmCoproduced by Telegael, Grid VFX
Script Pool Awards:
Script Pool Award:The Sky Is Pink (India)Directed by Shonali Bose
Storytek Script Pool Prize:Bloody Sunday VR (Lithuania)Directed by Andrius LekaviciusProduced by Gluk Media
Click HERE for the press release.