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WEMW unveils all juries and the final line up of LAST STOP TRIESTE, THIS IS IT, FIRST CUT + and COLD OPEN

Trieste, January 13th, 2020 – The 10th edition of When East Meets West kicks off in less than one week, on January 19th, with an exciting double focus on Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary, Moldova, Romania. After having revealed the Co-Production Forum project selection, WEMW is now proud to announce…
13-01-2020

Call for submissions: New Horizons International Competition 2020

The 20th edition of the New Horizons International Film Festival will take place in Wrocław, from 23rd July to 2nd August 2020. The New Horizons International Competition — a platform where artistic cinema that extends the boundaries set by conventional filmmakers is presented — remains the core element of the…
09-01-2020

22 projects selected for the 10th edition of the Trieste Co-Production Forum

WHEN EAST MEETS WEST(Trieste, January 19-21, 2020) Trieste - December 20, 2019 – 22 film projects from 17 countries will be presented at the special 10th anniversary edition of When East Meets West, the Italian Co-Production Forum taking place from January 19-21, 2020 in the frame of the Trieste Film…
03-01-2020

dok.incubator traces at Sundance Film Festival

dok.incubator is delighted to announce another 3 films developed in dok.incubator workshop are now competing in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance Film Festival! In the last 8 years of the workshop 12 films have already been selected for Sundance.
12-12-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival sets new records

Wrapping last Sunday, the 23rd edition of Black Nights saw the festival break several of its records as the attendance had reached 90 000 already a day before the end, while the global potential media audience rose by over 900 million people and the number of accredited guests and industry…
06-12-2019

Olivia Bell Management signed Estonian actress at Black Nights Film festival

At Black Nights Stars initiative, part of Industy@Tallinn &; Baltic Event and Black Nights Film festival, talent agent Robin Hudson signed Estonian actress Ingrid Margus to London-based Olivia Bell Management. Black Nights Stars is a programme for six young actors on the verge of their international carrier designed to build…
03-12-2019

Awards of the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Asian cinema emerges victorious at the Award Ceremony of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival with the Grand Prix going to Japanese Kontora and the Best Director award to Filippino filmmaker Jun Robles Jana for Kalel (15). In the festival’s premiere competition programme, the Official Selection - Competition Japanese film…
01-12-2019

The winners of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Awards announced

Yesterday Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event rewarded the best projects after a week full of presentations, networking, screenings, meetings and panel discussions attracting more than 600 guests from 54 different countries. Marge Liiske, the Head of Industry@Tallinn and Baltic event said that it has been exciting five days of masterclasses, discussions,…
29-11-2019

Award winners of Just Film Works in Progress and Script Pool TV revealed

Yesterday evening Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic event announced the first winners of this year’s industry awards: Just Film Works in Progress Award and Script Pool TV Award. Just Film Works in Progress is a newly introduced category at Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event Works in Progress focusing on children and youth film…
28-11-2019

First titles of the anniversary 60 th Krakow Film Festival

The Krakow Film Foundation, the organiser of the 60th Krakow Film Festival, announces the first titles of the next year’s anniversary programme! As it is the case every year, the top film-makers from all over the world come to Krakow to present their latest productions. In the international documentary film…
26-11-2019

Tallinn Black Nights and Vialog test audience and filmmakers engagement application

For the 23rd edition, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has teamed up with software developing company Vialog to test an audience engagement application on the festival's website, creating a unique channel for the audience to communicate with filmmakers directly. Becoming the first A-category festival to test this kind of…
26-11-2019

PÖFF Shorts announced winners for 2019

At the PÖFF Shorts award ceremony held on Saturday November 23 in Tallinn's Club Hollywood, the winners of the Black Night Film Festival's short film and animation sub-festival PÖFF Shorts were announced. For the first time, the joint jury of PÖFF Shorts put forth a candidate to the European Film…
25-11-2019

Winners of 13th Five Flavours AFF announced

Grand Prix of the New Asian Cinema competition was awarded to "Balloon" directed by Pema Tseden. Special Mention went to "And Your Bird Can Sing" by Sho Miyake. People's Jury consisted of Robert Jarosz, Igor Kierkosz, Irena Kołtun, Basia Majchrowicz, Aleksander Młyński, Łukasz Mizerski, Paweł Mizgalewicz, Marta Pęcak, Maja Soś,…
21-11-2019

Black Nights unleashes the Rebels section, announces the Lifetime Achievement Award laureate and the series lineup and opens the festival with a bang!

BLACK NIGHTS KICK-OFF And we're off! The 23rd Black Nights Film Festival has officially begun.Over 250 films in 4 different cities and 4 competition programs - Official Selection, First Feature Competition, Baltic Film Competition, Rebels with a Cause Competition. Yesterday's Opening Ceremony kicked off with opening film Adam and the…
15-11-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival honours actress Rea Lest at the festival’s Opening Ceremony

The 23rd edition of the Black Nights Film Festival was opened yesterday at the Alexela Concert Hall with actress Rea Lest honoured with the Bruno O’ya award. At last night’s Opening Ceremony’s spectacular multimedia show, directed once again by Ingmar Jõela, crossed stage acting, dance acts and live filmmaking, paying…
15-11-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the full programme

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has released its full lineup, adding two world and three international premieres, raising the total film count of the main festival to 200. Together with its two sub-festivals, youth and children’s film festival Just Film and short and animation film festival PÖFF Shorts, Black Nights…
12-11-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces members of its seven juries

The 23rd edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will see six International and one jury, comprised of only Estonians, overseeing various sections of the festival. The jury of the Official Selection will evaluate the 21 films in the programme, handing out following prizes: Grand Prix for the Best…
12-11-2019

connecting cottbus: AWARD WINNERS 2019

While the 21st edition of connecting cottbus (6-8 Nov 2019) continues with further matchmaking and networking events, tonight the East-West co-production market at FilmFestival Cottbus announced the award winners out ofitsselection of 13 cocoPITCH and 6 cocoWIP projects. The coco Best Pitch Awardgoes to the best public presentation of a…
08-11-2019

PÖFF brings together film industry professionals and young local talent

On the 26th of November, as a result of the collaboration between PÖFF, Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event and the European Film Academy (EFA), film industry professionals will meet with young local designers, creatives, and promising film actors of the future. PÖFF BlackWalk, the exclusive gala of young talent, has been…
07-11-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival to honour director Andrei Konchalovsky with the Lifetime Achievement Award

At the 23rd edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky will be presented with one of the festival’s two Lifetime Achievement Awards. The festival will also screen two of his films: the Northern European premiere of his latest film Il Peccato (Sin) and House of…
07-11-2019