Day 5: International Works in Progress, Industry Innovation Forum and AI workshop

It’s quite unbelievable that the 22nd edition of Indusry@Tallinn & Baltic Event has reached its final day. Here are some events not to miss!

At 10.00, everyone is welcome at the International Works in Progress project pitching focusing on six international projects. Each project will have the chance to pitch its movie to the jury that consists of Yohann Comte, Nadine Rothschild and TJ Smith.

The Nordic Hotel Forum Sirius room will host one-to-one meetings on the Baltic Event Co-Production Market throughout the day.

Before noon, guests are welcome to the Italian-Baltic Co-Development Fund presentation focusing on the development award for co-productions between Italy and the Baltic States since November 2018. Now in its fifth year, the success stories and future developments are presented by Edith Sepp, Dita Rietuma, and Laimonas Ubavičius, Heads of the three Baltic film funds.

Discovery Campus holds four open events today, including
10.00 The Art of Translation: Communication between Director and Composer // Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
14.00 *International Screen Institute: Design your festival strategy *// Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum
14.00 Everything you want to know about LED! // Super Nova Cinema, BFM
15.00 Actors workshop with Shahar Rozen // Altair, Nordic Hotel Forum

In the afternoon, AI fans are highly recommended to participate in the workshop The Art of Digital: Marketing & Analytics for Cultural Enterprises, providing participants with the tools and knowledge to harness the power of the digital world effectively.

Starting from 13.30, the half-day Industry Innovation Forum 2023 kicks off. The first part **Europe and Ukraine’s Solidarity in Film & Industry 631 Days Later **focuses on how the European audiovisual, creative, and innovative sectors maintain their spirit of cooperation and solidarity with Ukraine? What lessons have we jointly unearthed, what unforeseen challenges have arisen, and where have we found unexpected successes in the face of our generation's most pressing tragedy?

The forum assembles leading figures from Europe and Ukraine's creative, innovation, and audiovisual spheres, reflecting on the 631 days of unwavering commitment and collaborative growth, spotlighting key takeaways from film funds, innovation collaborations, and Creative Europe MEDIA-supported projects. More broadly, the event will explore policy and practical strategies to bolster Ukrainian creatives, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

The second part European Entertainment landscape redefined+: Exploring Film, Gaming & Industry at the boom of AI holds a large-scale debate on AI’s impact across the entertainment sectors while bringing together a wide selection of the world’s leading AI filmmakers, content creators, and producers, AI platform visionaries and developers, Ethics and Policy Experts, acclaimed industry executives, and veterans to present, debate, and unlock the potential and pitfalls of the gen AI boom in Europe and beyond.
The event will be concluded with a closing Fireside Chat. The Visionary Executive Outlook. Sten Saluveer in conversation with Gale Anne Hurd.

Check the complete programme of the Industry Innovation Forum here.

After the long day of exciting discussions, please join us at 20.00 in Industry Awards Ceremony powered by Nafta Films at Roheline saal in Telliskivi!