The top prizes at this year's Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn, Estonia went to Spanish and Turkish film-makers.

Spanish director Daniel Sanchez Arevalo won the Grand Prix for Best Eurasian Film and $13,000 (Euros 10,000) for his tragi-comedy DarkBlueAlmostBlack.

Best Director went to Nuri Bilge Ceylan for his Turkish-French co-production Climates. In the Estonian feature film competition, the Scottish Leader Estonian Film Award went to director Veiko Ounpuu's film Empty, with Raimo Joerand's The Blue Hills receiving special mention.

The Estonian critics award went to Hungarian director Gyorgy Palfi's film Taxidermia, while the audience award went to Argentinian-Spanish coprodution Elsa And Fred. Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki received a lifetime achievement award.

The Black Nights Film Festival also featured its second Baltic Event co-production market, at which film-makers from the Baltics, Eastern Europe and Scandinavia pitched 12 new projects to potential partners.

Of 10 projects pitched in the event last year, three are in currently post-production. The other seven are in financing or pre-production.