Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

It is always a good time to learn something new. 2020 is no different and there are many workshops, seminars and panels in our programme. All of them take place online and are accessible to everyone with accreditation.

The drama series programme TV Beats, taking place 3rd year in a row, focuses on the challenges of production in the COVID era, as well as on gender equality in the industry.

Music Meets Film brings together industry professionals sharing their insights on current trends in film scoring and film music industry, through discussions with four-time Oscar nominee Danny Elfman, Andrey A. Tarkovsky and BBC 3 Controller Alan Davey.

Black Room is the newest addition to the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event programme, exploring the visual language of cinema through the craft of production design. Black Room is comprised of a training programme for six selected production designers and open master classes for film industry professionals who would like to take their knowledge of visual storytelling further. Black Room mentors and speakers include Maria Djurkovic (The Imitation Game, The Hours), Jacqueline Abrahams (Lady Macbeth and The Lobster), Emita Frigato (Happy as Lazzaro and Wondrous Boccaccio) and Karen K Burns, who is known for working on Hollywood A-Class films.

The Black Nights Stars programme supports young actors from the Baltic Sea region, to make their next steps into the international arena by connecting them to key international film professionals such as casting directors, casting agents, producers and the press. In addition, the talents can acquire various practical skills needed in their future international careers.

In addition, online-summit welcomes selected POWR Baltic Stories Exchange scriptwriters, as well as European Genre Forumtalent lab participants and offers them opportunities for one-to-one meetings and trainings to develop the online-pitching skills.

Discussions between creatives, technologists, investors and policymakers regarding industry innovation are held at the European Film Forum Tallinn 2020. The New Playbook: Resilience, Foresight, Transformation is a half a day virtual summit with debates, case studies, and showcases on the most pressing topics for the European film, television, and content industry at the time of COVID.

Adding to these topics are workshops and masterclasses on how to approach international streamers, maximize the potential of a project through well-targeted packaging, develop new short formats like web series, write your new VR story, and much more.

Check out the programme!