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Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event kick-off today!

 

Starting today and running until November 30, this year's Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event offers an exciting selection of public (and semi-public) presentations, conference and panel programmes on film marketing and distribution and several workshops. All this in the spirit of the latest topics relevant to film industry today!

We will keep you updated with a daily newsletter of the series of events so you can keep a track of the busy Industry programme.

WEEKEND CAPTURED: TV, MUSIC AND FILM

TV Beats Forum took place before the official start of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event on November 23rd, 2018, where world-class TV industry professionals shared their valuable experience and discussed the main principles of building a successful TV production industry ecosystem. Click here to see the photo gallery.

Last weekend, Music Meets Film invited film industry professionals to Tallinn to tackle creative collaboration between directors, composers and editors, and the fine art of scoring for films and trailers. Discover  the photo galleries: day 1day 2 and day 3 in Arvo Pärt Centre. 

Mike Newell (director), Paul Tothill (editor) and Alexandra Harwood (composer) in open panel “How Composers Think”, “How Editors Think”, ”How Directors Think”. Moderated by music editor Michael Pärt (left). 

CLICK HERE TO DISCOVER ALL GALLERIES    

ANTON DOLIN'S SEMINAR ON FILM FESTIVALS

Anton Dolin, the most famous film critic and journalist in Russia, will share the latest highlights and tendencies in film production and at festivals today at 18:00 at Nordic Hotel Forum, room Sirius. 

Programme:
18:00 – 20:00 Film Production and the Future of Film Festivals 
What is actually going on in the film and festival industries and in what direction exactly are we moving? The interactive seminar is targeted at professionals as well as a wider audience interested in the latest trends.

Anton Dolin is a Russian journalist, film critic and presenter on radio stations Mayak and Vesti FM, as well as a film commentator on Russia’s most popular late-night show «Vecherniy Urgant» on Channel One. Since June 2017, he is the Editor-in-Chief of «Iskusstvo kino» magazine.

REGISTER TO ANTON'S SEMINAR HERE
 
 

TOGETHER IS BETTER

Baltic Preview first showcase "Together is Better", Meet the Experts and Projects takes place today at 12.00-17.30 at Coca-Cola Plaza (attendance by invitation only). It is followed tomorrow by Ready to Be Launched at 12.00–17.30 at Coca-Cola Plaza (A le Coq Suite) – limited seats, register to attend: bp@shortest.eu

Timetable, November 26:
12.00 – 13.30 Presentation
14.00 – 15.30 Presentation II
16.00 – 17.30 One on one meetings

Panel experts:
Sari Volanen, YLE-tv, Finland
Thom Palmen, Jinzhen Film Development Ltd, China
Sebastien Aubert, Adastra Films, France
Emilie Dubois, Origine Films, France
Silje Burgin-Borch, Alfred Film & TV, Norway
Ben Vandendaele, Radiator IP Sales, Belgium
Laure Goasguen, Miyu Distribution, France
Aneta Ozorek, Visegrad Animation Forum, Czech Republic
Panel moderated by: Nik Powell, Scala Productions, UK

The panel is for short films (animation and fiction) that are currently at work in progress statuses and need for finalizing additional funding or production opportunities via co-production. Filmmakers have a chance to introduce their project's current situation, describe the needs and have one on one meetings with the experts.

READ MORE ABOUT EXPERTS AND PROJECTS HERE
 
 

BLACK NIGHTS STARS

Black Nights Stars (formerly Screen Stars Tallinn), a programme designed to help young actors from the Baltic Sea region to promote themselves outside their home territory, connect with international film professionals, and acquire practical skills needed in their future international career, kicks off today!

Programme, November 26:
11:00-14:30  Photo shoot with the Black Nights Stars (for Black Nights Stars participants)
15:00-17:00 Black Nights Stars one-on-one meetings with agents/casting directors (for Black Nights Stars participants)

All Industry guests are invited to attend tomorrow's open events: 
Black Nights Stars Press and Industry talks with The Screen International and Panel discussion on the casting processes with Claudia Landsberger

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE STARS AND THE PROGRAMME
 
 

EGF KICKS OFF TODAY!

The finale of the European Genre Forum annual cycle Sales and Marketing lab in Tallinnstarts off today and runs until November 30. The Sales and Marketing Lab will finish with the long-awaited Final Pitch of the eight fresh and exciting projects from the participants ofEGF 2018 training cycle.

Programme, November 26:

12:00-18:00 Participants and mentors arrival, accreditations in Nordic Hotel Forum
19:00-21:00 Welcome drinks and Storytek pitching night, Storytek Hub Conference Room, Parda 6, 4th Floor 

The EGF Sales and Marketing Lab in Tallinn will feature extensive pitch training workshop by acclaimed pitch trainer Sibylle Kurz. Special sessions are focusing on topics connected to the sales & marketing of projects, including how to create an attractive project package, understanding monetisation, deals and dynamics of digital distribution. 

MEET THE PARTICIPANTS AND THE PROGRAMME
 
 

PRESS AND INDUSTRY SCREENINGS

The Press & Industry screenings are showcasing films participating in the various competition programmes of the festival or have their world premiere in the non-competitive sections. In addition, the programme includes some market screenings that are not related to the festival’s programme.

The Press & Industry screenings are reserved for the PRESS and INDUSTRY / INDUSTRY + FESTIVAL badge holders of the 22nd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the 2018 edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event.

You will find the daily screenings programme also in the Industry catalogue.

CLICK HERE FOR THE SCREENING SCHEDULE
 

#DAY 1 EVENING EVENT

In the framework of European Genre Forum, all Industry guests who don’t have an invitation to another event, are invited to attend:

The Welcome drinks and Storytek pitching night today at 19:00-21:00 in Storytek Hub Conference Room, Parda 6, 4th Floor.
 
 
 

INDUSTRY BADGE AND PROGRAMME

With Industry and Guest Badges, you have access to the general Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event programme. The Festival + Industry Badge gives you the right to claim a single ticket (valid with badge) for any of the screenings of the festival main programme, Just Film and PÖFF Shorts. You can claim four tickets a day, with a maximum of 40 tickets. 

TIP: To have a look at the full programme, scroll down or click "Programme" in the upper right menu. Browse through the sessions and don't forget to use the all new feature 'Add to Calendar'. This will help you save interesting sessions and create your own personal schedule without missing any important event. The feature is compatible with Google, Apple, Outlook and Yahoo calendars.
SEE THE FULL PROGRAMME HERE
 
 

PREVIOUS WORKS ON FESTIVAL SCOPE PRO

In the framework of Baltic Event’s continuing collaboration with Festival Scope Pro, all the industry guests are able to watch the previous works of directors, whose projects are presented at the Co-Production Market

WATCH PREVIOUS WORKS HERE
 
 

#INDUSTRYTLL18 IS SOCIAL

As the Industry days & Baltic Event are approaching, we want to keep you updated with the latest news. Check out Industry newsFacebook page, Twitter account andInstagram feed and stories! 
When posting, keep in mind to add this year's Industry hashtag #industrytll18.
Join us also on our Facebook event !

 


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About Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival



Started in 1997, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has grown into one of the biggest film festivals in Northern Europe and busiest regional industry platforms, hosting more than 1000 guests and industry delegates and over 160 journalists. The festival screens around 250 features and more than 300 shorts and animations and sees an attendance of 80 000 people annually. In 2017 the festival was covered in 71 languages with a potential global media audience of over 1.1 billion people.

As of 2014 the festival holds the FIAPF accreditation for holding an international competition programme which puts the festival into the so- called A-category of film festivals, alongside other 14 festivals in the world (including Cannes, Berlinale, Venice, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian, Shanghai, Tokyo etc).  

Black Nights has an umbrella structure with two sub-festivals PÖFF Shorts and youth and children's film festival Just Film taking place concurrently with the main festival,
two off-season festivals - Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival and Tartu Love Film Festival - and a fully-fledged film industry platform Industry@Tallinn, organised jointly with the Baltic Event Co-production market.


DATES IN NOVEMBER
Black Nights Film Festival 16 Nov - 2 Dec
PÖFF Shorts 20 Nov - 25 Nov
Just Film 16 Nov - 2 Dec
Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 26 Nov - 30 Nov


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