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The winners of the Awards at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event revealed!

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.


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! Collin Tilley, photo by: Witek Szydłowski Grammy is the most prestigious award of the world’s…

FESTIVALS: Tbilisi Film Festival 2021 Announces Lineup

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…

PÖFF Shorts 2021 winners announced

The international short film and animation festival PÖFF Shorts announced the winners of its 2021 edition at the PÖFF Shorts Award Ceremony on Saturday, November 20. The winner of the Best Live Action Short "Sunrise in My Mind" (dir. Danech San, Cambodia 2020) is now joining the list of films…


The 29th edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival may have ended, but that does not mean we should stop celebrating the art of cinematography in all its forms and varieties. You have been flooding us with questions about the possibility of using our online platform after the festival, and here's…

European Film Forum Tallinn 2021 showcases the launch of the Tallifornia film fund and future superstars of European virtual production

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…


The 25th edition of the annual Ji.hlava IDFF closed its doors. The festival programme took on a hybrid form and presented 338 films and over 100 discussions. There were 5,698 accredited visitors and guests this year, and 85,000 viewers watched the films: more than 30,000 visitors in cinemas and almost…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival competition programs have begun

The Official Selection and First Feature Competition programs are heating up at the 25th edition of PÖFF The festival’s main competition programme contains seven world premieres, ten international premieres and two European premieres. Nineteen films will be screened in competition, with three films out of competition. It’s a packed lineup…

The 20th Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event welcomes around 650 participants in Tallinn and online

The programme of a seven-day hybrid-summit Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, the largest business platform and trade fair in Northern Europe for audiovisual industry professionals, kicks off today with more than 110 lectures, workshops and masterclasses, hundreds of 1:1 meetings and around 650 participants. According to Marge Liiske, the Managing Director…

WEMW inaugurates a series of new INSPIRATIONAL LABS for producers who wish to join the market onsite!

Deadline: December 15, 2021 After closing the call for the Co-Production Forum with a successful record number of over 430 submissions, WEMW launches a complete programme of Inspirational Labs, a series of mini-workshops meant to stimulate producers to develop new content, explore new business models and discover new markets.

European Film Forum Tallinn // Check out the programme // Get your online accreditation

16 NOVEMBER 2021 // NEWSLETTER What's cooking? Black Nights Discovery Campus offers year-round education for film professionals Future to Film presents new promising film projects and the nominees of European Discovery Awards 2021 We've got the UK in Focus this year in partnership with the BFI Check out the programme!…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival kicks off a very special 25th anniversary edition

At the opening ceremony on Friday night, legendary Estonian actress Elle Kull was awarded PÖFF's Lifetime Achievement Award and Pääru Oja was recognised with the Bruno O’Ya award supporting up and coming actors. The 25th edition of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival began with an opening gala in the Alexela…

Animateka International Animated Film Festival reveals this year's programme!

The 18th International Animateka Animated Film Festival is just around the corner. Due to the situation with the pandemic, Animateka will take place between 29.11. and 5.12.2021 both in cinemas and online, on a streaming platform. The programme is diverse and of high quality and includes 344 short films and…


Yesterday, the 29th edition of the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography EnergaCAMERIMAGE was officially opened in the CKK Jordanki Festival Centre in Toruń. During the Opening Gala Philippe Rousselot received his overdue 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award and Haley Bennett accepted the New Generation Acting Award. The Festival…

Places to B: a new network to support medium-size festivals

Verzió International Human Rights Film Festival (Budapest, Hungary), Fipadoc International Documentary Film Festival (Biarritz, France) and Biografilm festival (Bologna, Italy) are launching a new network, Places to B – Biarritz, Bologna, Budapest. The three festivals, all with female leadership, share an interest in contemporary European creative documentary films and are…

Verzio Industry Programs - DocPro & DocLab

The DocPro & DocLab event series at the 18th Verzió will cover the most exciting topics of the contemporary documentary film industry. We offer free masterclasses, panel discussions, and a case study to both professionals and anyone who is interested in documentary filmmaking. Panel discussions and masterclasses are free and…

107 Mothers convinces at the 31st FilmFestival Cottbus

The 31st FilmFestival is coming to an end and celebrated the grand cinema finale of Eastern European cinema in Cottbus with the award ceremony. After a year's physical break, a high-quality programme consisting of 170 films was shown in seven venues and on ten screens, traditionally, in the first week…

Projects for co-production market and Works in Progress revealed // Time to get your accreditation

5 NOVEMBER 2021 // NEWSLETTER What's cooking? Works in Progress titles revealed Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2021 presents projects from award-winning filmmakers and established producers TV Beats Forum presents new drama series projects from the Nordics, Central and Eastern Europe Check out the preliminary programme! The 10th edition of Music…


Main Competition Joe Wright – Jury President (director, writer; Atonement, Darkest Hour, Cyrano) Elen Lotman, ESC, IMAGO (cinematographer, director; Demons, My Dear Mother, Olga, Goodbye Soviet Union) Anastas N. Michos, ASC, GSC (cinematographer; Man on the Moon, The Empty Man, The First Purge) Martin Ruhe, ASC (cinematographer; Control, The Midnight…

25th Ji.hlava / Awards were accorded, the festival goes on(line)!

AWARDS AT THE 25TH JI.HLAVA The award for the most notable international documentary film was granted to Lines by Barbora Sliepková, the best Czech documentary is Brotherhood by Italian director Francesco Montagner. The award for the best Central and East European documentary went to Romanian film You Are Ceaușescu to…