- German film Dear Thomas wins the Official Selection - Competition
- A second German film Other Cannibals picks up best First Feature
- Lithuania’s Runner wins in the Baltic Competition
- The Moths, from Poland, is the Rebels with a Cause winner

On November 25, Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, celebrating its 20th edition this year, rewarded the best projects after a seven-day summit full of presentations, networking, panel discussions and meetings with more than 550 guests onsite and 150 online, from all around the globe.

TBILISI: Nine titles have been selected for the Georgian Full-length Fictions Competition of the 22st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which will take place in person from 5 December to 12 December 2021.

Nine titles have also been selected for the Georgian Documentaries Competition, while the Georgian Shorts + Animation Competition was completed with 18 films.

Not even a week has passed since Colin Tilley received the award for achievements in music video at EnergaCamerimage Film Festival, when he was nominated to the Grammy Award in the “Best Music Video” category!

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Collin Tilley, photo by: Witek Szydłowski 

Grammy is the most prestigious award of the world’s music industry. The list of nominees was announced this week by the American National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Colin Tilley was nominated for Justin Beiber’s video, Peaches. The winners in several categories will be revealed during the 64th Grammy Award ceremony on 31st of January 2022 in Los Angeles.

HOW IS KATIA? Tells the story of a single mother, working hard as a paramedic to provide a better life and a home for her young daughter. A sudden turn of events makes Anna question her moral compass in a society where everyone has lost their own.

“I have always been deeply moved by stories with strong moral questions at their core - stories that push their characters to make complicated compromising choices. These stories help me better understand myself,” notes director Tynkevych.

The script was co-written by Christina Tynkevych and Serhiy Kastornykh. The main role is played by emerging actress Anastasia Karpenko. Anastasia has starred in numerous films, TV Series and short films in Ukraine.

HOW IS KATIA? is produced by Olha Matat and Vlad Dudko through Ukrainian production company Evos Film, supported by the Ukrainian State Film Agency for the production of the film. In 2021, How is Katia? won the proMOTION programme by the Ukrainian Institute, that aims to support the international promotion of Ukrainian films.

Christina Tynkevych graduated from the University of Arts and the University of Westminster (London, UK). Her first short documentary ‘Kraina’ was long-listed for the Oscars in 2017, it was followed by ‘Solatium’ (feature short) and ‘Generation 91’ (feature documentary), which went on to screen at festivals both in Europe and America.

HOW IS KATIA? participated in a number of markets and workshops including Midpoint Feature Launch, Thessaloniki Agora Co-Pro and WiP, EAVE, New Horizons Studio+ etc.

HOW IS KATIA? will premiere in 2022.

Production Information
Evos Film (Ukraine)
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Credits
Director: Christina Tynkevych
Writer: Christina Tynkevych, Serhiy Kastornykh
Producer: Olha Matat, Vlad Dudko
DoP: Vladislav Voronin
Production Designer: Vlad Dudko
Sound Designer: Serhii Stepansky
Editor: Alex Shamin, Oleksand Chorny
Color: Vladislav Voronin

European Film Forum Tallinn 2021 showcases the launch of the Tallifornia film fund and future superstars of European virtual production & Artificial Intelligence for the film industry. 

The European Film Forum Tallinn, as the winter season's premier summit for innovation in the European audiovisual industry, returns to the Tallinn Nordic Hotel Forum on November 22, 2021, as part of the programme of Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event. The 2021 edition, "Readiness for Industry Renaissance 2.0" showcases the rising stars and innovators in virtual production, big data and artificial intelligence boosting film and content business in Europe.

One week left to apply to Kids Kino Lab scholarship programme for writers / script consultants and a young producer.

To give you some insight on what it is like to work with our tutors as their assistants, we asked Marie-Gabrielle Peaucelle and Emma Drost Jensen, our tutors assistants during Kids Kino Lab 2021 edition:

"Being an assistant to Philip LaZebnik at Kids Kino Lab was an incredible experience. I got to work on very different projects and learned many tools from Philip to analyze and give feedback on a treatment and a script. Besides, the various masterclasses that were given throughout the year either by other mentors or external guests were very rich. Finally, meeting all the participants from different countries, sharing ideas and experiences, was very thrilling. I really recommend to apply as an assistant, you will learn a lot, meet a lot of professional experts, caring to share their work and experience". - Marie-Gabrielle Peaucelle