Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival


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Tallinn Black Nights 2017 winners include 'Night Accident'

2017 Film from Kyrgyzstan scoops the Grand Prix.

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Tallinn Black Nights reveals 2017 industry winners

Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event programmes reveal awards.


'Tangerines' producer: Estonian film is 'right on the threshold'

A concerted attempt is underway both from public and private sources to make Estonia an international filmmaking hub.

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Irish stop-motion animation with Brendan Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds nears completion

Ireland-Estonia co-production is being made at Telegael studio, Galway.


Latvian box office hit 'Swingers' set for ​Norway, Lithuania, Finland remakes (exclusive)

Feature comedy has already been re-made in Estonia and Ukraine.

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Turn your film into a product, say experts at Storytek conference

Immersive content and Chinese ‘super-IPs’ were discussed at the Storytek forum in Tallinn.

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European film agency EFADs outlines plan for "sustainable" industry in 2030

European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) outlines plan for 2030.


Tallinn Black Nights panel discuss Netflix/Amazon influence on European industry

Online superpowers “could do more” to work with Europe, say panel.

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David Puttnam urges filmmakers to tackle 'fake news'

Former Columbia Pictures chief calls for activism.

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Festival hit 'The Endless' scores raft of deals for AMP (exclusive)

Genre title sells to Germany, China, Australia and more.

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Tallinn industry panel predict slow growth, consolidation

Panel of experts were talking at Black Night’s Estonian EU Presidency Conference.



'Excavator': Tallinn Review

Kim Ki-duk wrote and produced this sensitive second feature from Korea’s Ju Lee-Hyoung

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'Four Hands': Tallinn Review

A deftly-handled thriller from Germany about two sisters and one damaged mind benefits from a gung-ho attitude to gore

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'Secret Ingredient': Tallinn Review

This bittersweet cancer comedy from Macedonia finds its humour in dark places


'Asphyxia': Tallinn Review

A run-down mental health hospital in Tehran is the setting for Fereydoun Jeyrani’s brooding and stylish thriller


'Maryline': Review

Actor/director Guillaume Gallienne returns with a challenging melodrama starring Adeline d’Hermy