Baltic Event Ready to Kick Off

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    TALLINN: The 19th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will present eight projects in its inaugural International Works in Progress alongside 13 projects of the Baltic Event Co-production Market and 14 projects of the Baltic Event Works in Progress programmes. Baltic Event will take place from 15 to 19 November 2015 while the festival takes place from 13 to 29 November 2015.

    The Works in Progress event will also be accompanied by the first Sales Agents and Distributors Meeting Point on 17 November, with up to 50 companies expected. Representatives of 22 projects in production and postproduction will meet with potential sales agents, coproducers, financiers and festival programmers, and vie for the FilmFly Award. 

    Supporters and partners of Baltic Event are Creative Europe MEDIA Programme, Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Estonian Film Institute, Lithuanian Film Center, National Film Centre of Latvia, Finnish Film Foundation, Netherlands Film Fund, Film Commission Poland, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Nordic Hotel Forum, EAVE, Cannes Marche du Film’s Producers’ Network, Torino Film Lab, Screen International, Film New Europe and Digital Sputnik.

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    The list of projects follows:

    Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2015:

    Baby Jane (Finland)
    Directed by Katja Gauriloff
    Produced by Oktober Oy

    Berliner (Romania)
    Directed by Marian Crișan
    Produced by Rova Film

    The Boy with the Dog (Latvia)
    Directed by Davis Simanis
    Produced by Mistrus Media

    Compatibility (Bulgaria)
    Directed by Stephan Komandarev
    Produced by Argo Film

    Dark Christ (Finland)
    Directed by Klaus Härö
    Produced by Making Movies Oy

    Erik Stoneheart (Estonia)
    Directed by Ilmar Raag
    Produced by Amrion

    From Grace (Norway)
    Directed by Arild Østin Ommundsen
    Produced by Chezville

    Motherland (Lithuania)
    Directed by Tomas Vengris
    Produced by Studio Uljana Kim

    North Pole (Sweden)
    Directed by Simone Orlandini and Teresina Moscatiello
    Produced by The Chimney Pot Sverige AB

    Otto the Barbarian (Romania)
    Directed by Ruxandra Ghitescu
    Produced by Alien Film

    A Somewhat Better Ending (Croatia)
    Directed by Miha Knific
    Produced by Nukleus Film

    The Source Code (Netherlands)
    Directed by Max Porcelijn
    Produced by CTM Pictures

    Suleiman Mountain (Russia)
    Directed by Elizaveta Stishova
    Produced by Trikita Entertainment

    International Works in Progress:

    Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim (Egypt, France)
    Directed by Sherif Elbendary
    Produced by Transit Films
    Coproduced by Film Clinic

    Dust (Spain)
    Directed by Llatzer Garcia
    Produced by Astrolabi Films

    Freedom (Germany, Slovakia)
    Directed by Jan Speckenbach
    Produced by One Two Films
    Coproduced by BFilms
    Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund

    Magic Kimono (Latvia, Japan, Estonia)
    Directed by Maris Martinsons
    Produced by Krukfilms
    Coproduced by Loaded films, Oree films
    Supported by the National Film Centre of Latvia, the Riga City Council and the State Cultural Capital Foundation, Riga Film Fund

    Munbiya (Kyrgystan)
    Directed by Taalaibek Kulmendeev
    Produced by Kyrgyzfilm, Aitysh-film, Shaboto Film Group

    The Substance (Spain)
    Directed by Lluís Galter
    Produced by Lastor Media, Mallerich Films, IDEC-UPF

    Teli and Toli (Russia in association with Georgia, Canada and Greece)
    Directed by Alexander Amirov
    Produced by Producer Center Horosho Production Co Ltd.

    Ugly (Austria, Ukraine)
    Directed by Juri Rechinsky
    Produced by Novotny & Novotny Filmproduktion

    Baltic Event Works in Progress:

    Bodom (Finland)
    Directed by Taneli Mustonen
    Produced by Don Films

    Days That Confused (Estonia)
    Directed by Triin Ruumet
    Produced by Kinosaurus Film

    Dearest Sister (Laos, Estonia, France)
    Directed by Mattie Do
    Produced by Lao Art Media
    Coproduced by Oree Films, Screen Division

    El-Freeman (US, Kazakhstan)
    Directed by Eljazz Rakhimbekov, Antonio Chavez
    Produced by KinoMuse Films
    Coproduced by Beksson Production, Olzhazavre Film Factory, New York Film Academy), in cooperation with Eurasia Film Festival

    Firstborn (Latvia)
    Directed by Aik Karapetian
    Produced by Locomotive Productions
    Supported by the National Film Centre of Latvia

    Mellow Mud (Latvia)
    Directed by Renars Vimba
    Produced by Tasse Film

    Mother (Estonia)
    Directed by Kadri Kõusaar
    Produced by Meteoriit

    The Polar Boy (Estonia)
    Directed by Anu Aun
    Produced by Luxfilm

    Pretenders (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)
    Directed by Vallo Toomla
    Produced by Amrion Production
    Coproduced by Locomotive Productions, Studio Uljana Kim
    Supported by the Estonian Film Institute, the National Film Centre of Latvia, the Lithuanian Film Centre

    Rehepapp (Estonia, Netherlands, Poland)
    Directed by Rainer Sarnet
    Produced by Homeless Bob Production
    Coproduced by PRPL, Opus Film

    Seneca’s Day (Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia)
    Directed by Kristijonas Vildziunas
    Produced by Studio Uljana Kim
    Coproduced by Amrion Production, Locomotive Productions

    Together for Ever a.k.a. Do You Love Me (Lithuania, Romania)
    Directed by Lina Lužytė
    Produced by Just a Moment
    Coproduced by Alien Film

    WE (Netherlands, Belgium)
    Directed by Rene Eller
    Produced by Habbekrats
    Coproduced by Miauw, A Team Productions, Umedia

    What Nobody Can See (Latvia, Estonia)
    Directed by Stanislavs Tokalovs
    Produced by Ego Media
    Coproduced by Kinoport Film