The Official Selection - Competition, the coat-of-arms of an A-category film festival!The selection of #PÖFF23 Official Selection is diverse, in terms of genre, topics and geography, covering five continents, with films from Northern And Southern America, Asia, Europe and Africa. Eight of the films will be having the world, nine the international and four its European premiere at PÖFF.
See the Official Selection mashup!
DISCOVER THE PROGRAMME
18 FILMS ARE COMPETING IN FIRST FEATURE COMPETITION
Embodying the festival’s mission to discover emerging creative voices from all over the world, offering them a first launchpad and help to gain international recognition, the First Feature Competition boasts nine world, eight international and one European premiere - a new record for the festival!
See the First Features mashup!
SEE THE LINEUP
BALTIC COMPETITION INCLUDES 15 ENTRIES
What a year for the Baltic film industries! 15 films that are representing the three Baltic states will be taking part in the Baltic Competition of #PÖFF23. The programme consists of nine features, five documentaries and one animation, many of which have won awards at prestigious film festivals from all over the world. All of them are worthy of checking them out!
CHECK THEM OUT
PÖFF & APSA
The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) are the region’s highest accolade in film, where cinematic excellence shines and Black Nights Film Festival is proud to be an Official Submitting Organisation for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
We are glad to announce that from the list of films submitted to APSA by Black Nights, two have made it into the final list of nominees:House of Hummingbird - her role in the South Korean film brought the young actress Park Ji-hu a Best Actress nomination; The Unseen - the Iranian animation is nominated in the Best Animated Feature Film category.
SEE THE LIST OF NOMINEES
WORKSHOP: HOW TO INCORPORATE VIRTUAL REALITY TO AUDIO-VISUAL PROJECTS?
Are you interested in VR and want to know how to use the technology in your audio-visual projects?
Join the “Demystifying Virtual Reality” workshop taking place in collaboration with Film New Europe and Proto Invention Factory on 28-29 November in Tallinn. It is a hands-on workshop for filmmakers and enthusiasts, who are interested in what the future brings to the audiovisual medium.During the two intense days, participants will discover how to apply their creativity and to make pieces that speak to audiences on a completely different level through Virtual Reality.
The two-day workshop is lead by Rein Zobel (Maru VR) and Angel Urbina Vitoria (Iralta VR).
READ MORE AND APPLY HERE