FESTIVALS: Afterlife Wins MIDPOINT TV Launch Prize at Tallinn

TALLINN: HBO Europe’s Czech branch presented its award of 5,000 EUR to the Croatian project Afterlife, which participated in MIDPOINT TV Launch in Tallinn. Projects from Croatia, Hungary, Latvia and…
27-11-2020

FNE at Black Nights FF 2020: Slovenian/Italian Coproduction Sanremo Premieres at Black Nights

TALLINN: Miroslav Mandić’s sixth feature Sanremo, a drama about aging, premieres in competition at the 24th Black Nights Film Festival, which runs through 29 November 2020. This Slovenian/Italian coproduction was…
25-11-2020

FESTIVALS: MIDPOINT Presents Week of Programmes at 2020 Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

TALLINN: MIDPOINT is hosting a full week of lectures and panels during Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, taking place 23 – 27 November 2020 alongside the Black Nights Film Festival.
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: MIDPOINT TV Launch and Script Pool Present 14 Projects at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, taking place 23 - 27 November 2020, is presenting 14 TV and drama series projects in development. Five are participating in the Script Pool TV…
23-11-2020

FNE at Black Nights FF 2020: Baltic Competition: Veiko Õunpuu’s The Last Ones

TALLINN: The Last Ones / Viimane, an Estonian/Finnish/Dutch coproduction directed by the acclaimed award-winning Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu, is screening in the Baltic Competition of the 24th Black Nights Film…
20-11-2020

FNE at Black Nights FF 2020: Baltic Competition: Šarūnas Bartas’ In the Dusk

TALLINN: The historical drama In the Dusk / Sutemose (also known as At Dusk) by acclaimed Lithuanian director Šarūnas Bartas is screening in the Baltic Competition of the 24th Black…
20-11-2020

FNE at Black Nights 2020: Baltic Competition: Ivars Zviedris’ Latvian Coyote

JIHLAVA: The acclaimed and prolific Latvian documentary filmmaker Ivars Zviedris will screen his film Latvian Coyote (previously titled The Smuggler) in the Baltic Competition of the 24th Black Nights Film…
20-11-2020

FNE at Baltic Event 2020: Melchior the Apothecary Trilogy

TALLINN: The medieval crime trilogy Melchior the Apothecary will be presented at Baltic Event Work in Progress, taking place as part of this year’s online one-week summit for film and…
19-11-2020

FNE at Baltic Event 2020: The Sleeping Beast

TALLINN: Jaak Kilmi’s children’s feature The Sleeping Beast / Tagurpidi torn, an Estonian/Latvian coproduction from Stellar Film and Locomotive, will be presented at Baltic Event Work in Progress, taking place…
19-11-2020

FNE at 2020 Black Nights FF: Peeter Simm’s On the Water Premieres at POFF

ESTONIA: The coming of age drama On the Water / Vee peal by renowned Estonian director Peeter Simm has its premiere at the 24th Black Nights FF, which runs through…
18-11-2020

GRANTS: Estonia Distributes Over 3 Million EUR in 2020

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute has given out 3,140,900 EUR in grants to five Estonian productions and ten minority productions in 2020.
11-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Collaborates with Medical Companies for Events and Guests Safety

TALLINN: The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival is collaborating with the medical companies SYNLAB Estonia and Medicum to ensure safety of its guests and venues and to test all guests…
05-11-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Estonia Selects The Last Ones as Oscar Bid

TALLINN: The Last Ones / Viimane, an Estonian/Finnish/Dutch coproduction directed by Veiko Õunpuu, has been selected as Estonia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award…
02-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Unveils Baltic Event Works in Progress

TALLINN: Seven Baltic projects, seven international projects and four additional projects will be presented at the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, the one-week summit for film and audiovisual industry professionals held…
30-10-2020

Historical Spy-Thriller O2 Tops Estonian Box Office

TALLINN: The Estonian historical spy-thriller O2 directed by Margus Paju is leading the Estonian box office since its release on 9 October 2020. The film was produced by Nafta Films…
26-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Just Film 2020 Unveils International Youth Competition Films

TALLINN: Just Film, running 13 – 29 November 2020, the sub-festival of the Black Nights Film Festival dedicated to youth and children's films, has announced 12 films competing in its …
26-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Tallin Black Nights 2020 Announces Competition

TALLINN: The main competition of the 24th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will screen 25 films. The festival runs 13 – 29 November 2020.
23-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Estonia, Poland and Lithuania Send Actors to Black Nights Stars

TALLINN: Polish actor Antoni Salaj, Estonian actress Henessi Schmidt, Estonian actor Reimo Sagor, and Lithuanian actor Simonas Mozura have been selected to participate in the Black Nights Stars programme at…
21-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights Adds Diversity Award

TALLINN: The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, running 13 – 29 November 2020, will introduce the DDA Spotlight Award, honouring diversity and inclusion in film.
20-10-2020

Estonia Supports Film Industry With Additional 3 m EUR

TALLINN: The Estonian government has decided to support the film sector with an additional 3 m EUR. The money will go to the Estonian Film Institute and is aimed at…
13-10-2020