Tallinn Fest Launches Online Black Market

By FNE Staff

    THe 14th Black Nights Film Festival (www.poff.ee), running through 5 December 2010, will launch an online edition of the Black Nights industry screenings and market which takes place 1-4 December in Tallinn.

    The first two days of the market, known at the Baltic Event, will be devoted to works from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. In all, sixteen new films and works-in-progress will be screened from the Baltic regions, Finland, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Baltics, Russia, Central-Asia and South-Caucus.

    The Black Market Online, which launches on 1 December, will allow film professionals to watch films online and access additional information including film industry contacts, country overviews about film industries, new coming-soon and lineups and new films from the North East European regions.

    A Baltic Coproduction Market will present 12 projects from across the CEE region, including four projects from Russia and the Ukraine, a new addition this year.

    A literary rights market takes place on 2 December, with 12 books from Nordic and CEE countries selected for presentations.