Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event
Baltic Event Co-Production Market presents 7 projects at Cannes

For the first time, Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Co-Production Market joins the Co-Production Day at the Marché du Film in Cannes and presents seven promising projects from all over Europe at the event!

The head of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Marge Liiske commented that the team handpicked six of the projects submitted to Marché du Film from the participants of the Baltic Event Co-Production Market in Tallinn 2020: “We took a close look at the projects and selected the ones in the most suitable stage of financing and that would benefit the most from the opportunities Cannes Co-Production Day has to offer. We had a very wide and diverse selection of projects last year, so the selection was an interesting challenge.” Regarding the final project, she added, “We also decided to include the new Estonian project by award-winning scriptwriter and director Moonika Siimets and producer Riina Sildos - her latest production “Compartment no 6” is part of this year’s main competition at Cannes Film Festival.”

“Co-production is not always an easy road to travel, especially in the post-COVID world, where the cross-border shooting can be difficult, but each and every one of the projects we have chosen to bring with us to Cannes has the potential and artistic merit to really flourish on the international stage,” Liiske said.

The projects presented at Cannes Co-Production Day by the Baltic Event Co-Production Market include:

Baltic Event Co-Production Market, held since 2005, is the meeting-place for feature films in development looking for co-producers, financiers and sales agents. Around 15 projects are selected each year and over 400 pre-arranged meetings are held with decision-makers who have made Tallinn their yearly stopover to look for new projects for their slates.

Marché du Film Co-Production Day enables projects in development, selected by five Co-production market partners, including the Baltic Event Co-Production Market, to present their projects at one-to-one speed meeting sessions and look for co-producers and financiers.