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INDUSTRY@TALLINN & BALTIC EVENT 25.-29.11.2019

INDUSTRY@TALLINN & BALTIC EVENT PROGRAMME 2019

  • Sat, 23.11

    09:00-15:45 Press and Industry Screenings
    Add to Calendar 23-11-2019 09:00 23-11-2019 15:45 Europe/Tallinn 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 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the 2019 edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Tallinn, Coca Cola Plaza & Apollo Kino Solaris

    13:00-17:30 Still Meets Film Fotografiska Tallinn, Telliskivi 60a-8
    Add to Calendar 23-11-2019 13:00 23-11-2019 17:30 Europe/Tallinn Still Meets Film As photography taken on the set of a movie production is considered a separate branch of photo industry, Fotografiska Tallinn is introducing a day of masterclasses by world renowned professionals. Kris Dewitte and Fabrizio Maltese will share best practices to open up the how and what and tell the stories behind the frozen moments of film. The masterclasses are targeted towards professionals as well as photo enthusiasts and students of photography and film. Fotografiska Tallinn, Telliskivi 60a-8

  • Sun, 24.11

    09:00-15:45 Press and Industry Screenings
    Add to Calendar 24-11-2019 09:00 24-11-2019 15:45 Europe/Tallinn 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 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the 2019 edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Tallinn, Coca Cola Plaza & Apollo Kino Solaris

    14:00-19:00 ScriptPool TV Workshops Altair, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 24-11-2019 14:00 24-11-2019 19:00 Europe/Tallinn ScriptPool TV Workshops This is a closed workshop session, come listen to the ScriptPool TV Public Presentation on Tuesday 26th of November. Tallinn, Nordic Hotel Forum, Altair

    16:00-18:00 WIFTI TALKS: Statistics, Monsters and How To Do Diversity The Swedish Residence
    Add to Calendar 24-11-2019 16:00 24-11-2019 18:00 Europe/Tallinn WIFTI TALKS: Statistics, Monsters and How To Do Diversity Statistics, Monsters and How To Do Diversity Launched by the network Women in Film & TV International, WIFTI Talks are a global project to collect and connect knowledge from all over the world. With researchers and industry professionals, the talks give answers to how we can create a diverse and sustainable film industry. In three 10-minute talks followed by a panel discussion with filmmakers, Valeria Villegas Lindvall (University of Gothenburg), Kirsi Rinne (Aalto University) and Dr. Lina Kaminskaitė-Jančoreinė (Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre) will cover grounds from the importance of using statistics and transparency to how monsters in film can have an impact on gender hierarchies.  The event is hosted by Swedish ambassador Mikael Eriksson. The Swedish Embassy offers drinks and snacks after the talks.   Please register for the event through rsvp.tallinn@gov.se   Moderated by Helene Granqvist, President of WIFT International With support from the Swedish Embassy in Talinn.   Venue: The Swedish Residence at Pikk 28 Project Leader: Regina Mosch Tallinn, The Swedish Residence, Pikk 28

  • Mon, 25.11

    09:00-17:30 TV Beats Forum Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 09:00 25-11-2019 17:30 Europe/Tallinn TV Beats Forum TV Beats Forum powered by Elisa taking place during Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival is the newest addition to the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event conference. The forum reacts to the real demand of the industry as a drama series’ market takes over and the need, for content by global streaming platforms increases. Local stories can travel universally as language barriers are no longer a problem and authenticity rules over generic and universal.
 Tallinn, Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella

    MONDAY 25.11.2019

    09:00-09:30 Registration & Coffee

    09:30-09:45 Introduction

    09:45-10:30 KEYNOTE – WHEN LOCAL GOES GLOBAL

    Global media consultancy K7 Media will unveil their new report on the latest trends in global drama from the perspective of European producers. This keynote presentation will showcase some of the hottest dramas from Europe, and identify recent co-production and partnership models across the region. Girts Licis (Head of Strategy, K7 Media)

    10:30-11:15 FIRESIDE CHAT: It All Begins with a Story

    The panel focuses on the importance of a story over visual effects and explores the work of scriptwriters and directors of the series by focusing on the rights and obligations of both sides. Nikolaj Scherfig (screenwriter), Moderator: Wendy Mitchell

    11:15-11:45 Coffee break

    11:45-12:30 CASE STUDY: ALL THE SINS

    A deep dive into the making of Finnish crime drama series All The Sins, co-created and directed by Mika Ronkainen. We follow the project from pitch to screen, including what the plans are for season two. Kris Taska (Producer, Taska Film), Ilkka Matila (Producer, MRP Matila Rohr Productions
), Laura Kuulasmaa (Executive Producer for Original Programming, Elisa Corporation), Merja Aakko  (Scriptwriter) Moderator: Wendy Mitchell

    12:30-13:00 ELISA’S OUTLOOK

    Leading communications company Elisa unveils its new spy thriller Reetur, which is the first Estonian original VOD series produced by Elisa. With this series and others, how is Elisa impacting the market in Estonia, Finland and beyond? Martin Algus (Writer), Toomas Ili (Head of TV Content Acquisitions, Elisa), Toomas Luhats (Head of Acquisitions and VOD, ERR), Moderator: Wendy Mitchell

    13:00-14:00 Lunch break

    14:00-14:45 FIRESIDE CHAT: Smart Music Licensing* 

    Music publishing and synch licensing expert Prof. Dr. Christian Baierle lays out the world of licensing, agreements and contractual contexts that are relevant for film and TV composers and film production music departments alike.
    This session will explain the various licensing concepts for music in film and TV and will tell the audience what works, how to license smart and how to avoid risks and how to even gain back from licensing costs. There will be a strong emphasis on production music and its value for both composers and film production companies. Prof. Dr. Christian Baierle (CEO of ROBA Music Publishing) Moderator: Michael Paert

    14:45-15:30 CASE STUDY: Jussi Jaakonaho - Tolerance of “music nationality” within Film and TV scoring*

    With a vast range of visual styles and cultures within the film industry, the understanding of “nationality” within a film score often results in a generic approach. Finish composer Jussi Jaakonaho explores this nuanced thought process - often overlooked, and discusses how much local flavour a film score can tolerate. Moderator Michael Paert

    15:30-16:00 Coffee break 

    16:00-16:30 FIRESIDE CHAT WITH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

    How has this leading channel evolved since its beginnings and what does the future hold? How do National Geographic executives see the future of non-scripted factual series and science programmes? Sille Ruus (Marketing and PR manager for Baltics, Fox International Channels) Moderator: Kathleen McInnis

    16:30-17:00 KEYNOTE: TRENDS IN DRAMA FINANCING AND CO-PRODUCTIONS

    A look at how European and international TV series are being financed in 2019 and beyond, and why co-productions are essential. How is the rise of the platforms impacting TV financing and production? Marike Muselaers (Co-CEO; Lumier) Moderator: Wendy Mitchell

    *In collaboration with Music Meets Film

    09:30-15:45 Music Meets Film Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 09:30 25-11-2019 15:45 Europe/Tallinn Music Meets Film Music Meets Film 2019 will feature award-winning British composer Richard Harvey, one of the world’s leading forensic musicologists, Peter Oxendale, and composers Michael J McEvoy, Jussi Jaakonaho, Mihkel Zilmer and Tom Player in talks and masterclass sessions dedicated to film scoring. The initiative brings together composers and directors; from music and sound creatives through to producers, agents and the wider music and film industry. It is to build bridges between creatives, grow as an interdisciplinary meeting place and encourage new International collaborations. Tallinn, Nordic Hotel Forum, Arcturus

    9:00 Registration & coffee

    9:30-9:45 Opening of Music Meets Film 2019
    Opening words by Michael Pärt, Music Producer and Music Editor

    9:45-11:15 Open panel “Current Scoring Trends & Future Directions” 
    Composers Richard Harvey, Mihkel Zilmer and Jussi Jaakonaho will share their experiences from their extensive Film– and TV scoring careers and delve into a broader discussion on current scoring trends and the future direction of the industry. Panel moderated by Music Producer Michael Pärt.

    11:15–11:30 Coffee break

    11:30-12:15 “Production Music Options for Composers”
    Composer and production company West One Music founder Richard Harvey lays out a composer’s playing field options. Making original music and production music co-exist.

    14:00-14:45 “Smart Music licensing”
    Music publishing and synch licensing expert Prof. Dr. Christian Baierle lays out the world of licensing, agreements and contractual contexts that are relevant for film and TV composers and film production music departments alike.
    This session will explain the various licensing concepts for music in film and TV and will tell the audience what works, how to license smart and how to avoid risks and how to even gain back from licensing costs. There will be a strong emphasis on production music and its value for both composers and film production companies.

    14:45-15:30 Case Study: Jussi Jaakonaho – Tolerance of “music nationality” within Film and TV scoring *
    With a vast range of visual styles and cultures within the film industry, the understanding of “nationality” within a film score often results in a generic approach. Finish composer Jussi Jaakonaho explores this nuanced thought process - often overlooked, and discusses how much local flavour a film score can tolerate. Moderator Michael Pärt. 

    *In collaboration with TV Beats programme

    09:00-18:15 ScriptPool TV Workshops Altair, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 09:00 25-11-2019 18:15 Europe/Tallinn Script Pool TV Workshops This is a closed workshop session, come listen to the ScriptPool TV Public Presentation on Tuesday 26th of November. Tallinn, Nordic Hotel Forum, Altair

    This is a closed workshop session, come listen to the ScriptPool TV Public Presentation on Tuesday 26th of November from 10:00-11:00 in Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella.

    10:00-16:15 Press and Industry Screenings
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 10:00 25-11-2019 16:15 Europe/Tallinn 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 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the 2019 edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Tallinn, Coca Cola Plaza & Apollo Kino Solaris

    10:00 Prazdnik ⎮ Vladimir Loginov ⎮ Estonia / Belarus ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza , hall 7
    10:10 Kontora ⎮ Anshul Chauhan ⎮ Japan ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza , hall 8
    10:15 In Bed with a Writer ⎮ Manfred Vainokivi ⎮ Estonia ⎮ Apollo Kino Solaris , hall 5
    10:30 Dance With Me ⎮ Soroush Sehat ⎮ Iran ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza , hall 6
    10:40 Truth and Justice ⎮ Tanel Toom ⎮ Estonia ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza , hall 9
    11:20 Outlaw ⎮ Kseniya Ratushnaya ⎮ Russia ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza , hall 7
    11:30 Chasing Unicorns ⎮ Rain Rannu ⎮ Estonia ⎮ Apollo Kino Solaris , hall 5
    12:15 Supernova ⎮ Bartosz Kruhlik ⎮ Poland ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza , hall 6
    12:45 Man From Beirut ⎮ Christoph Gampl ⎮ Germany ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza , hall 8
    13:50 Mañanita ⎮ Paul Soriano ⎮ Philippines ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza , hall 6
     
     The Press & Industry screenings are reserved for the PRESS and INDUSTRY / INDUSTRY + FESTIVAL badge holders of the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the 2019 edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

    10:00-19:00 Black Nights Stars Nordic Hotel Forum

    10.00 - 13.00  Photo shoot with the Black Nights Stars 

    10.00 - 13.30 Speed dating session for Estonian actors with international agents and casting experts (With pre-registration through eloliis@gmail.com )
    Sirius, Nordic Hotel Forum

    14.30 - 17.00  Black Nights Stars one-on-one meetings with agents and casting experts
    Monaco, Nordic Hotel Forum

     

     

    11:00-12:00 EFA MASTERCLASS by Stefanie Bieker Estonian Academy of Arts
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 11:00 25-11-2019 12:00 Europe/Tallinn EFA MASTERCLASS by Stefanie Bieker Out of Fashion /Fashion versus Costume Masterclass by Stefanie Bieker Tallinn, Estonian Academy of Arts, Põhja puiestee 7

    Out of Fashion / Fashion versus Costume Masterclass by Stefanie Bieker

    12:00-18:30 Baltic Preview Coca-Cola Plaza, A. Le Coq Suite
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 12:00 25-11-2019 18:30 Europe/Tallinn Baltic Preview Tallinn, Coca-Cola Plaza, A. Le Coq Suite

    12:00-12:30 KICK-OFF: Introduction of the programme and participants. Moderated by Peter Murdmaa

    12:30-13:30 Festival talks: How to get your film to a proper festival?

    How do film festivals select their films? What are fake film festivals? Why should filmmakers be interested in film festivals? What to do at film festivals when you are selected? These and many other questions find answers by the head of one of the leading short film festivals in the world.

    Jukka-Pekka Laakso (Tampere Film Festival / Finland)

    15:00-16:30 Talk: Animated Options

    Why is a distributor needed for an animated film?
    Animations have probably the highest commercial distribution value among all audiovisual short forms. An animation distributor reveals how the distribution and sales of animated films works and what should filmmakers be aware of.

    Luce Grosjean (Miyu Distribution / France)

    17:00-18:30 Discussion: More or Less

    Do’s and don’t’s in short film distribution.
    The discussion covers the questions of why short films need a distributor, when it is best time to involve them, how the sales works via distribution and more.

    Ben Vandendaele (Radiator IP Sales / Belgium), Emilie Dubois (Origine Films, France)

    13:00-17:00 North Star Film Alliance, Project presentation Vega, Nordic Hotel Forum

    12:30-14:00 EFA MASTERCLASS by Dalia Colli & Daniela Tartari Estonian Academy of Arts
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 12:30 25-11-2019 14:00 Europe/Tallinn EFA MASTERCLASS by Dalia Colli & Daniela Tartari Dream Team, Makes the Dreamwork: Case study of Dogman by Dalia Colli & Daniela Tartari Tallinn, Estonian Academy of Arts, Põhja puiestee 7

    Dream Team, Makes the Dreamwork: Case study of Dogman by Dalia Colli & Daniela Tartari

    14:00-15:30 Benjamin Harris tutors scriptwriters on Writers Room Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 14:00 25-11-2019 15:30 Europe/Tallinn Benjamin Harris tutors scriptwriters on Writers Room - What is Writers Room? - How it works, hierarchy, working order etc. - different types of Writers Room (USA vs Europe) - What model would work in our (Baltic) region as we face lack of human and financial resources.  - Two persons writers room - is it possible? *TV Beats Lecture session for registered participants only Tallinn, Nordic Hotel Forum, Arcturus

    *TV Beats Lecture session for registered participants only
    Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfXQZO5NLTpMfuf7-_V8hsL3z8oyv5vlbMGYsstU5sJs_sIjg/viewform

     
    - What is Writers Room?
    - How it works, hierarchy, working order etc.
    - different types of Writers Room (USA vs Europe)
    - What model would work in our (Baltic) region as we face lack of human and financial resources. 
    - Two persons writers room - is it possible?
     
    Ben Harris is the Creator, Writer and Executive Producer of new Netflix original series ‘Young Wallander’. Based on Henning Mankell’s iconic books, the 6-part serialised story focuses on the formative experiences – professional and personal – faced by Kurt Wallander as a recently graduated police officer in his early twenties, in contemporary society .
    Before Wallander, Ben was Writer and Executive Producer of ‘Devils’, a 10-part financial thriller based on a novel by Guido Maria Brera, starring Patrick Dempsey and Alessandro Borghi, for Sky Italy.
    Ben has extensive experience working as a writer, producer and showrunner in both the UK model and American writers room system, and is a core tutor at Serial Eyes, the Berlin-based postgraduate screenwriting programme.

    14:30-18:00 POWR Baltic Stories Exchange Workshop Wolf, Nordic Hotel Forum

    This is a closed workshop session, come listen to the POWR Public Presentation on Thursday 28 of November from 12:00-13:00 in Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella. 

    15:00-16:30 EFA Masterclass by Peter Hjorth Fotografiska Tallinn, Telliskivi 60a-8
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 15:00 25-11-2019 16:30 Europe/Tallinn EFA MASTERCLASS by Peter Hjorth Tallinn, Fotografiska Tallinn, Telliskivi 60a-8

    17:30-19:00 Henneman Agency: What is and how does packaging of talent and projects actually work? Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 17:30 25-11-2019 19:00 Europe/Tallinn Henneman Agency: What is and how does packaging of talent and projects actually work? Presentation by Vanessa Henneman of Henneman Agency: Talent agent's aim is to match their talent with great projects and vice versa, that is the art of "packaging. How can agencies and producers work better together on an European level? Tallinn, Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella

    Presentation by Vanessa Henneman of Henneman Agency:

    Talent agent's aim is to match their talent with great projects and vice versa, that is the art of "packaging. How can agencies and producers work better together on an European level?

    19:00-20:30 Masterclass with Dante Spinotti SuperNova Cinema, Narva maantee 27
    Add to Calendar 25-11-2019 19:00 25-11-2019 20:30 Europe/Tallinn Masterclass with Dante Spinotti Masterclass with two-time Academy Award nominee Dante Spinotti about his work and experiences as a Director of Photography SuperNova Cinema, Narva maantee 27

    Masterclass with two-time Academy Award nominee Dante Spinotti about his work and experiences as a Director of Photography 

  • Tue, 26.11

    09:30-17:00 TV Beats Forum Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 09:30 26-11-2019 17:00 Europe/Tallinn TV Beats Forum TV Beats Forum powered by Elisa taking place during Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival is the newest addition to the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event conference. The forum reacts to the real demand of the industry as a drama series’ market takes over and the need, for content by global streaming platforms increases. Local stories can travel universally as language barriers are no longer a problem and authenticity rules over generic and universal. Tallinn, Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella

    TUESDAY 26.11.2019

    09:30-10:00 PRESENTATION: THE BALTIC ADVANTAGE

    A look at how shooting in the Baltics offers low cost and high efficiencies. The presentation about successful TV dramas from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia will be followed by the launch of a new print publication about working in the Baltics. Ilmar Raag

    10:00-11:00 PITCHING SESSION: Script Pool Tallinn finalists pitch their projects

    Script pool jury: Benjamin Harris, Kamila Zlatušková, Dominic Schreiber

    11:00-11:30 Coffee break & networking

    11:30-12:00 FIRESIDE CHAT: ICELAND HEATS UP

    The tiny nation of Iceland punches above its weight in the creative industries, and TV drama is the latest sector to see an international boom. Leading Icelandic producer and production services company Truenorth discusses the changes in local TV production and co-production and offers a case study of the first Icelandic Netflix Original series, The Valhalla Murders, which will launch in January. Kristinn Thordarson (Head of Production) Truenorth David Oskar Olafsson (Producer and Director) Moderator: Wendy Mitchell

    12:00-12:45 CASE STUDY: CHERNOBYL

    The groundbreaking HBO series Chernobyl has put Lithuania on the map in a new way. Lineta Miseikyte, the Lithuanian producer of the award-winning show, shares her experience and lessons learned from this international co-production. Lineta Miseikyte (producer, Baltic Film Services) Moderator: Kathleen McInnis

    12:45-14:00 Lunch break

    14:00-15:00 DISCUSSION: BRAVE NEW WORLD

    With the TV landscape changing rapidly month by month, what do the experts predict will happen in the next five years? What place will linear TV have compared to the rise of the platforms? How will this distribution evolution affect finance and production? How long can this golden age of scripted drama last? Lily Sheroziya (Marketing Director of TV-3 and PREMIER Studios), Benjamin Harris (Writer and Producer), Girts Licis (Head of Strategy, K7 Media), Laura Kuulasma (Executive Producer for Original Programming, Elisa Corporation, Acquisitions Executive, Elisa Viihde) Moderator: Wendy Mitchell

    15:00-16:00 DISCUSSION: EASTERN PROMISES: TRENDS FROM RUSSIA AND UKRAINE

    This panel of experts examines how the market is evolving in Eastern Europe, looking at co-production opportunities, political sensitivities, and the performance of linear TV in comparison to other platforms. Lily Sheroziya (Marketing Director of TV-3 and PREMIER Studios), Evgeni Nikishov (General Producer of TV-3, Head of PREMIER Studios), Igor Mishin - Vice President of MTS Media , Maria Grechishnikova (VP, Sales, International Projects, Star Media) Moderator: Kathleen McInnis

    16:00-16:15 Coffee break

    16:15-17:00 CASE STUDY: CALL CENTER

    An exclusive sneak peak at the TV3 and Premier Studios drama series Call Center. The creators talk about creating content specifically for the Russian VOD market. Natalya Merkulova (Writer and Director), Alexey Chupov (Writer and Director) Moderator: Katleen McInnis

    17:00-17:30 CASE STUDY: THE FEED

    This panel offers a sneak preview of the new Amazon Prime series The Feed, a London-set psychological thriller from The Walking Dead writer Channing Powell. Learn about how this production as set up with Studio Lambert, Liberty Global and All3Media. Laura White (Acquisitions Executive – Scripted, all3media international) Debra Bergg (Sales Manager, all3media international) Simon Lewis (Producer) Moderator: Kathleen McInnis

    09:30-18:00 POWR Baltic Exchange Workshop Wolf, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 09:30 26-11-2019 18:00 Europe/Tallinn POWR Baltic Exchange Workshop This is a closed workshop session, come listen to the POWR Public Presentation on Thursday 28 of November.  Tallinn, Nordic Hotel Forum, Wolf

    This is a closed workshop session, come listen to the POWR Public Presentation on Thursday 28 of November. 

    9:30-16:00 Baltic Preview A. Le Coq Suite
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 9:30 26-11-2019 16:00 Europe/Tallinn Baltic Preview This day is a closed event for six selected projects from the Baltic countries, exclusively presented to invited experts Forum Cinemas,A. Le Coq Suite,

    This day is a closed event for six selected projects from the Baltic countries, exclusively presented to invited experts

      9.30-10.00 Coffee & gathering

    10:00-11:30 Showcase Session 1: Projects from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia

    11.30-12.30 Speed dating with experts

    12.30-13.30 Lunch break

    13.30-15.00 Showcase Session 2: Projects from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia

    15.00-16.00 Speed dating with experts

    09:45-19:45 Music Meets Film Arvo Pärt Centre
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 09:45 26-11-2019 19:45 Europe/Tallinn Music Meets Film Music Meets Film Arvo Pärt Centre, Laulasmaa

    NB! On Tuesday 26. November at Arvo Pärt Centre, pre-registration through tickets purchase required. Deadline Friday, 22 November.

    Industry and Industry + Festival Badge holder´s FREE registration ticket can be puchased HERE.

    Arvo Pärt Centre, Laulasmaa

    9:45 Gathering in Nordic Hotel Forum lobby (Viru väljak 3, Tallinn) 

    10:00 Buses to the Arvo Pärt Centre in Laulasmaa

    11:00-11:30 Introduction to the Arvo Pärt Centre

    11:30-13:00 Forensic Musicologist Peter Oxendale on Copyright and Temp Score Love
    Internationally-renowned British forensic musicologist and copyright infringement specialist Peter Oxendale sets the record straight on why the music industry and the law are out of sync with each other. We will hear about common copyright misconceptions, the myth of the so-called 3 – or 8 – note rule, and about style-alikes – soundalikes and passing off. Oxendale will also look into the director’s dilemma of “Temp Love” and the plagiarism that often follows. Discussion moderated by British Film Composer Tom Player.

    13:00-13:45 Lunch

    13:45-14:45 Case Study: Richard Harvey – Historic and Ethnic Instruments in Film Music
    Multi-instrumentalist and composer Richard Harvey will introduce the emotional narrative and practical context of historic and ethnic instruments in film music – and how these connect to his career – starting off as an instrumentalist and becoming a film composer.

    15:00–16:00 Truth and Justice (“Tõde ja õigus”) composition workflow with Mihkel Zilmer
    Film and interactive media composer Mihkel Zilmer shares insight into his creative process from conception to final product - from creating a palette, to script-inspired conceptual composition, the dialogue between composer and editor, and the cooperation between music and sound departments.

    16:15-17:15 Case Study: Michael J McEvoy – Themes and developing one’s own compositional voice
    American Multi-instrumentalist and composer Michael McEvoy shares his creative world, spanning Classical film and TV scoring through to Jazz. Through material from his recent projects, feature film “Finding your feet” (2018) as well as feature-length documentary “The Jazz Ambassadors” (2018), McEvoy will give us an insight into his workflow, his writing technique and developing a compositional voice – across multiple projects and collaborators.

    17:15-18:00 Dinner

    18:00 – 19:30 Film screening "Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound" (2019), Director Midge Costin
    A feature-length documentary exploring the art, history, and aesthetics of sound in film, and by extension, sound on Earth. Examining how visionary directors work with sound designers to create the most exciting cinematic experiences. Also, featuring the latest discoveries and advances in sound technology to learn how sounds transform the cinematic experience.

    Duration: 1h 34 min

    Ca 19:45 Buses back to Tallinn, Nordic Hotel Forum

    10:00 - 11:45 The Henneman agency workshop: The Golden Triangle: producer, director & writer  Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 10:00 26-11-2019 11:45 Europe/Tallinn The Henneman agency workshop: The Golden Triangle: producer, director & writer Making sure everyone is making the same film. How to manage that process?  How to bring and - more importantly - keep the triangle together? What are the possible pitfalls? Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum

    Making sure everyone is making the same film. How to manage that process? 
    How to bring and - more importantly - keep the triangle together? What are the possible pitfalls?

    10:00-11:20 ScriptPool TV Pitch Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 10:00 26-11-2019 11:20 Europe/Tallinn ScriptPool TV Pitchr Making sure everyone is making the same film. How to manage that process? How to bring and - more importantly - keep the triangle together? What are the possible pitfalls? Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella

    10:00-16:10 Press and Industry Screenings
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 10:00 26-11-2019 16:10 Europe/Tallinn 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 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the 2019 edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

    10:00 Motherland ⎮ Tomas Vengris ⎮ Lithuania / Latvia / Germany / Greece ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza, hall 7
    10:15 Sin ⎮ Andrei Konchalovsky ⎮ Russia, Italy ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza, hall 8
    10:20 Russian Spleen ⎮ Aleksei Kamynin ⎮ Russia ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza. hall 9
    10:35 Stay Still ⎮ Elisa Mishto ⎮ Germany ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza , hall, 6
    12:15 Killer Queen ⎮ Ramin Fahrenheit ⎮ Canada ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza, hall 9
    12:20 The Names of the Flowers ⎮ Bahman Tavoosi ⎮ Bolivia / Qatar / Canada ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza, hall 6
    12:40 Dead Volume ⎮ Kauê Telloli ⎮ Brazil ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza, hall 8
    14:00 Despite the Fog ⎮ Goran Paskaljevic ⎮ Italy / Serbia / North Macedonia / France ⎮ Coca-Cola Plaza, hall 6
     
    The Press & Industry screenings are reserved for the PRESS and INDUSTRY / INDUSTRY + FESTIVAL badge holders of the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the 2019 edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

    10.00-12.00 Industry Talk with casting director Magdalena Szwarcbart Vega, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 10:00 26-11-2019 12:00 Europe/Tallinn Industry Talk with casting director Magdalena Szwarcbart Magdalena shares her experience casting the films Cold War by Pawe‚ Pawlikowski and Schindler €™s List by Steven Spielberg and the difference of working with European productions and US productions Nordic Hotel Forum, Vega

    Magdalena shares her experience casting the films Cold War by Paweł Pawlikowski and Schindler’s List by Steven Spielberg and the difference of working with European productions and US productions

    11:30-18:30 ScriptPool FILM workshop Vega, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 11:30 26-11-2019 18:30 Europe/Tallinn ScriptPool FILM workshop Tallinn, Nordic Hotel Forum, Vega

    12:00 - 13:00 Dóra Nedeczky: Finding The Festival Fit For Your Film Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 12:00 26-11-2019 13:00 Europe/Tallinn Dóra Nedeczky: Finding The Festival Fit For Your Film It’s been long years of backbreaking work and you’ve finally finished your film. Now what? Hungarian producer Dora Nedeczky’s lecture on film festival strategy will equip you with the essential toolkit you need for a successful festival (after)life. She’ll lend you her knowledge via practical info from positioning your film to delivery materials. Expect to deep dive into the classic festival circuit but also out-of-the-box, hands-on ideas and advice on how to streamline the process and benefit from it. Nordic Hotel Forum, Arcturus

    It’s been long years of backbreaking work and you’ve finally finished your film. Now what? Hungarian producer Dora Nedeczky’s lecture on film festival strategy will equip you with the essential toolkit you need for a successful festival (after)life. She’ll lend you her knowledge via practical info from positioning your film to delivery materials. Expect to deep dive into the classic festival circuit but also out-of-the-box, hands-on ideas and advice on how to streamline the process and benefit from it.

    13.00 - 14.30  Screen International Industry Talks with Tallinn Black Nights Stars Restaurant R14, II Floor
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 13:00 26-11-2019 14:30 Europe/Tallinn Screen International Industry Talks with Tallinn Black Nights Stars It’s been long years of backbreaking work and you’ve finally finished your film. Now what? Hungarian producer Dora Nedeczky’s lecture on film festival strategy will equip you with the essential toolkit you need for a successful festival (after)life. She’ll lend you her knowledge via practical info from positioning your film to delivery materials. Expect to deep dive into the classic festival circuit but also out-of-the-box, hands-on ideas and advice on how to streamline the process and benefit from it. Restaurant R14, II Floor

    14:00 -15:30 Marike Muselaers: Exploring TV Drama Financing Models Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 14:00 26-11-2019 15:30 Europe/Tallinn Marike Muselaers: Exploring TV Drama Financing Models Marike Muselaers (Co-Ceo Lumiere Group) will talk and case study financing possibilities in region: different funds, cash rebate programmes, the prerequisites for different funds, co-production, commissions *TV Beats Lecture session for registered participants only Nordic Hotel Forum, Arcturus

    *TV Beats Lecture session for registered participants only
    Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfXQZO5NLTpMfuf7-_V8hsL3z8oyv5vlbMGYsstU5sJs_sIjg/viewform

    Marike Muselaers (Co-Ceo Lumiere Group) will talk and case study financing possibilities in region: different funds, cash rebate programmes, the prerequisites for different funds, co-production, commissions

    15:30 -17:00 Fireside chat with Maren Olson: Packaging & financing
    Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 15:30 26-11-2019 17:00 Europe/Tallinn Fireside chat with Maren Olson: Packaging & financing You have your script, now what? How do you determine the best approach to packaging, financing and exhibition in our global marketplace? How do you decide whether to stay independent or sell your project to a streamer? Join us for a fireside chat with Maren Olson of CAA Media Finance, moderated by Simon Perry, where we will discuss different approaches to getting your film made, and getting it to audiences. Participants are encouraged to come with questions ready! Nordic Hotel Forum, Arcturus

    You have your script, now what? How do you determine the best approach to packaging, financing and exhibition in our global marketplace? How do you decide whether to stay independent or sell your project to a streamer? Join us for a fireside chat with Maren Olson of CAA Media Finance, moderated by Simon Perry, where we will discuss different approaches to getting your film made, and getting it to audiences. Participants are encouraged to come with questions ready!

    16:00-17:30 Just Film Works in Progress Coca-Cola Plaza, A le Coq Suite
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 16:00 26-11-2019 17:30 Europe/Tallinn Just Film Works in Progress Just FIlm Works in Progress 2019 selected projects  Coca-Cola Plaza, A le Coq Suite

    Just FIlm Works in Progress 2019 selected projects 

    Christmas in the Jungle (Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia)

    Director: Jaak Kilmi

    Producer: Roberts Vinovskis

    Co-producer: Evelin Penttilä, Sinisa Juričič

     

    Family (Kosovo)

    Director: Durim Kryeziu

    Producer: Durim Kryeziu

    Co-producer: Bardhyl Bejtulahu, Hazir Sh. Haziri

     

    Final Exam (Taiwan)

    Director: Chen-Ti Kuo

    Producer: Gene Yao

    Co-producer: Albert Yao

     

    RAGGIE (Estonia, Denmark)

    Director: Meelis Arulepp, Karsten Kiilerich

    Producer: Kristel Tõldsepp

    Co-producer: Anders Mastrup

     

    Unknown Treasures (Lithuania)

    Director: Agnė Marcinkevičiūtė

    Producer: Arūnas Stoškus, Kęstutis Petrulis

     

    JURY of JUST FILM Works in Progress includes members of ECFA (European Children's Film Association):

     

    Margret Albers - President of the European Children’s Film Association

    Stella Skiba - New Horizons Association, kids and youth section

    Giancarlo Zappoli - Artistic director of Castellinaria Film Festival for Youngsters in Bellinzona CH

    16:30-20:00 European Genre Forum Workshop Sirius, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 16:30 26-11-2019 20:00 Europe/Tallinn European Genre Forum Workshop 16:30-17:30 EGF Meeting, introducing Tallinn Lab and project catch-up 17:30-20:30 EGF Introduction to pitching and project feedback Nordic Hotel Forum, Sirius

    16:30-17:30 EGF Meeting, introducing Tallinn Lab and project catch-up

    17:30-20:30 EGF Introduction to pitching and project feedback

    17:00-18:00 Joanna Solecka on Social Marketing Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 17:00 26-11-2019 18:00 Europe/Tallinn Joanna Solecka on Social Marketing Film marketing strategies for indie films. Thispresentation willfocus on how social media campaigns can make a difference to reach different target audiences from development stage until the film's release. Nordic Hotel Forum, Arcturus

    Film marketing strategies for indie films. Thispresentation willfocus on how social media campaigns can make a difference to reach different target audiences from development stage until the film's release.

    19:00-00:00 PÖFF BlackWalk Proto Invention Factory
    Add to Calendar 26-11-2019 19:00 26-11-2019 00:00 Europe/Tallinn PÖFF BlackWalk This is a closed event for accredited Industry@Tallinn & BE guests only. Proto Invention Factory

    Entry with Festival's or Industry@Tallinn & BE badge only.

  • Wed, 27.11

    09:00-16:00 European Film Forum Tallinn Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 27-11-2019 9:00 27-11-2019 16:00 Europe/Tallinn European Film Forum Tallinn European Film Forum Tallinn 2019 Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella

    09:00-18:00 European Genre Forum Workshop Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 27-11-2019 9:00 27-11-2019 16:00 Europe/Tallinn European Genre Forum Workshop These are closed workshops for EGF participants only. Nordic Hotel Forum, Arcturus

    09:45-13:15 Music Meets Film Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Add to Calendar 27-11-2019 9:45 27-11-2019 13:15 Europe/Tallinn Music Meets Film Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Tatari 13, Tallinn), room A404 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

    09:00-18:45 ScriptPool Film Workshop Vega, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 27-11-2019 9:00 27-11-2019 18:45 Europe/Tallinn ScriptPool Film Workshop This is a closed workshop session, come listen to the Script Pool Film Public Presentation on Thursday 28 of November. Nordic Hotel Forum, Vega

    10:00-12:00 Workshop with Nancy Bishop Vega, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 27-11-2019 10:00 27-11-2019 12:00 Europe/Tallinn Workshop with Nancy Bishop  The two-hour seminar will be focusing on strategies for actors to promote themselves in an increasingly competitive market. The Internet is a great democratiser, offering endless possibilities for actors to get themselves seen. Nordic Hotel Forum, Vega

    10:00-12:00 Works In Progress Presentation Coca-Cola Plaza, Screening Hall 2
    Add to Calendar 27-11-2019 10:00 27-11-2019 12:00 Europe/Tallinn Works In Progress Presentation  Baltic Event Works in Progress projects Coca-Cola Plaza, Screening Hall 2

    10:00-18:00 Co-Production Market One to One Meetings Sirius, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 27-11-2019 10:00 27-11-2019 18:00 Europe/Tallinn Co-Production Market One to One Meetings  Co-Production Market One to One Meetings Nordic Hotel Forum, Sirius

    10:10-18:00 Press and Industry Screenings
    Add to Calendar 27-11-2019 10:10 27-11-2019 18:00 Europe/Tallinn 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 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the 2019 edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

    14:00-16:00 Works In Progress Presentation Cola-Cola Plaza, Screening Hall 2
    Add to Calendar 27-11-2019 14:00 27-11-2019 16:00 Europe/Tallinn Works In Progress Presentation  International Works in Progress projects Cola-Cola Plaza, Screening Hall 2

    14:00-18:00 POWR Baltic Stories Exchange Workshop Wolf, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 27-11-2019 14:00 27-11-2019 18:00 Europe/Tallinn POWR Baltic Stories Exchange Workshop This is a closed workshop session, come listen to the POWR Public Presentation on Thursday 28 of November from 12:00-13:00 in Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella. Nordic Hotel Forum, Wolf

  • Thu, 28.11

    10.00-11.00 European Genre Forum Presentation Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 28-11-2019 10:00 28-11-2019 11:00 Europe/Tallinn European Genre Forum Presentation Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella

    11:00-12:00 Script Pool Film Presentation Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 28-11-2019 11:00 28-11-2019 12:00 Europe/Tallinn Script Pool Film Presentation Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella

    12:00-13:00 POWR Baltic Stories Exchange Presentation Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 28-11-2019 11:00 28-11-2019 12:00 Europe/Tallinn POWR Baltic Stories Exchange Presentation Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella

    11:15-17:00 European Genre Forum Workshop Altair, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 28-11-2019 11:15 28-11-2019 17:00 Europe/Tallinn European Genre Forum Workshop These are closed workshops for EGF participants only. Nordic Hotel Forum, Altair

    09:00-18:00 Demystifying Virtual Reality Proto Invention Factory
    Add to Calendar 28-11-2019 9:00 28-11-2019 18:00 Europe/Tallinn Demystifying Virtual Reality Demystifying Virtual Reality Proto Invention Factory

    10:00-18:00 Co-Production Market One to One Meetings Sirius, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 28-11-2019 10:00 28-11-2019 18:00 Europe/Tallinn Co-Production Market One to One Meetings Nordic Hotel Forum, Sirius

    10:15-16:45 Press and Industry Screenings
    Add to Calendar 28-11-2019 10:15 28-11-2019 16:45 Europe/Tallinn 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 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the 2019 edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

    13:00-14:15 POWR Baltic Stories Exchange Arcturus, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 28-11-2019 13:00 28-11-2019 14:15 Europe/Tallinn POWR Baltic Stories Exchange Nordic Hotel Forum, Arcturus

    15:00-16:30 Oliver Fegan Workshop: How to structure a winning marketing campaign for distributors to first time filmmakers Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 28-11-2019 15:00 28-11-2019 16:30 Europe/Tallinn liver Fegan Workshop: How to structure a winning marketing campaign for distributors to first time filmmakers This practical workshop is suitable for film distributors, filmmakers and producers to understand the steps to create a winning marketing campaign irrespective of budget size and marketing experience. We will discuss how to create an audience, select the right marketing creatives, setting the right marketing goals, marketing channels and where budgets are non-existent, hacking your way to your first 10,000 cinema ticket sales Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella

    17:00-18:00 Michael Cerenzie Keynote: Co-productions and working globally Capella, Nordic Hotel Forum
    Add to Calendar 28-11-2019 17:00 28-11-2019 18:00 Europe/Tallinn Michael Cerenzie Keynote: Co-productions and working globally Michael Cerenziewill share the Stratagem story and explore how a global company can work dynamically with partners all around the world. This talk is designed for film producers and creators looking for new audiences, markets and funding opportunities.The opening remarks will focus on the opportunities created by the global explosion of screen production, and how the countries respond to this surge in the next five years will determine their future success, relevance or extinction as indigenous production centres over the next 30 years. Michael Cerenzie will explore the role that strategic joint venture relationships can play in placing countries and content creators ahead of the curve through relationship building a whether through treaty or non-treaty productions, or through facility to facility or country to country partnerships -along with the development of other global distribution models. This keynote will serve as a call to action to develop strategies that establish a renewed global content production system, enhance film jurisdiction ecosystems and explore dynamic new creator enterprises Nordic Hotel Forum, Capella

  • Fri, 29.11

    09:00-18:00 Demystifying Virtual Reality Proto Invention Factory
    Add to Calendar 29-11-2019 09:00 29-11-2019 18:00 Europe/Tallinn Demystifying Virtual Reality 9:00-12:00 Shooting material 12:00-13:00 Lunch 13:00-14:00 Mitya Sorkin: Case Study  14:00-17:00 Post Production 17:00-18:00 Presentation of results, conclusion Proto Invention Factory

    10:15-15:30 Press and Industry Screenings
    Add to Calendar 29-11-2019 10:15 29-11-2019 15:30 Europe/Tallinn 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 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the 2019 edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Coca-Cola Plaza & Apollo Kino Solaris

LEGEND BY PRIMARY TARGET GROUP (all other guests with a badge are welcome as well, except for closed workshops):

TALENTS (SCREENWRITERS, DIRECTORS, COSTUME DESIGNERS, COMPOSERS, ACTORS ETC.)
PRODUCERS, SALES & ACQUISITIONS
CLOSED WORKSHOPS
NO BADGE NEEDED/PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY

 

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