Black Room

Black Room is Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event's training program dedicated to the visual language and artistry of cinema. Each year, the course invites art department crew members - production designers, art directors, costume designers, makeup artists, props masters, etc.,- to participate in a masterclass aimed to empower their skills and industry knowledge in creating visually compelling cinematic worlds.

The course comprises 4 days in-depth training session for eight selected art department talents. Each year, the masterclass led by an renowned mentor, selects a topic to reflect on current issues in film industry to better the expertise and knowledge in working as a creative professional.

Workshops are held in English.

Previous mentors of Black Room:

2023 Kave Quinn “Trainspotting”, “Judy”, “Emma”, “Layer Cake”
2022 Brunella De Cola “ The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar”, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”, “Maleficent”

2021 Sabine Hviid “Another Round” and Christian Olander “Tom of Finland”

2020 Jaqueline Abrahams “The Lobster”, “Lady Macbeth”, Simon Weisse “Matrix 4”, “Isle of Dogs”, “Grand Budapest Hotel” and Maria Djurkovic “The Imitation Game”, Billy Elliot”

Black Room 2024

18-22 November 2024

Black Room 2024 Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event detailed programme is currently under preparation.

For participation, FILL IN THE APPLICATION FORM HERE. The submissions are open until 15 August 2024. Talents are individually selected based on their motivation, portfolio and CV.

Read the rules and regulations about Black Room 2024

*Header photo: „Layer Cake”, dir. Matthew Vaughn, 2004