BALTIC EVENT 2017 - NOVEMBER 29 - DECEMBER 1

PROJECT ENTRY

Calls for Projects for BE Co-Production Market, BE Works in Progress, and POWR Baltic Stories Exchange are now open. Please find the eligibility criteria and submission requirements below.

CO-PRODUCTION MARKET

Before proceeding to the online submission, please carefully read the eligibility criteria and the special conditions. Since we are using a new platform this year, please start by creating an account in order to submit a project.

Baltic Event Co-Production Market selects 16 projects that match the following eligibility criteria:

  • Full-length fiction film with potential for theatrical distribution;
  • Suitable for an international co-production and looking for co-producers;
  • A part of financial support in place;
  • Projects with cross-media potential are considered for a special programme created for BE2017 edition;
  • Projects from Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Flanders region of Belgium, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Russia, and Ukraine, as well as projects looking for co-production partners or service providers in these countries are accepted.

Special conditions:

  • Participation includes an accreditation fee of 75 Euros per person;
  • Once a film is selected, at least the producer should be present during the market;
  • The official language of the market is English;
  • Submission of the film is considered as acceptance of special conditions;
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If the project is accepted to Baltic Event Co-Production Market, it will be mentioned in the end credits of the film, once completed;
  • Projects presented at BE Co-Production Market/B’EST EAVE are welcome, once completed, to be submitted to the International Competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and will be given a special priority during the selection process.

Proceed to the online submission.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Before proceeding to the online submission, please carefully read the eligibility criteria and the special conditions. Since we are using a new platform this year, please start by creating an account in order to submit a project.

Baltic Event Works in Progress selects ca 12 projects that match the following eligibility criteria:

  • Full-length fiction film with potential for theatrical distribution;
  • Potential for international market;
  • Projects from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland are eligible for the Baltic Event Works in Progress. Projects from all the other countries are welcome to submit to the International Works in Progress.

The following documentation must be provided:

  • Synopsis (up to 1000 characters) in English
  • Short biography/filmography of the director (max. 1000 characters, recent or selected films) in English
  • Biography/filmography of the producer/Production company profile (max. 1000 characters, recent or selected films) in English
  • A photo or still image from the film (resolution 300 dpi)
  • Links to the scenes from the film (2-3 scenes, maximum of 10 minutes) with English subtitles for preview / selection
  • Deliver additional materials if needed to the e-mail address wiptallinn@poff.ee

Special conditions:

  • Participation includes an accreditation fee of 75 Euros per person
  • Once the project is selected, the producer/representative is requested to be present during the presentations (November 29-30)
  • The official language of the market is English
  • Baltic Event covers the accommodation costs of the participants but not the round trip airfare

Proceed to the online submission.

POWR BALTIC STORIES EXCHANGE

POWR Baltic Stories Exchange selects 7 projects that match the following eligibility criteria:

  • Full-length feature film with potential for theatrical distribution;
  • Potential for the international market;
  • Projects from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Flanders region of Belgium are accepted.

Special conditions:

  • Finalised films must mention their participation at Baltic Event in their credits;
  • The official language of the workshop is English;
  • Submission of the project is considered as acceptance of special conditions.

For submission, please download the application form and e-mail the application materials in one Word-file to your local Creative Europe MEDIA Desk. Only entries with complete form and materials (synopsis of 3 pages, short CV of up to 2 pages, 1-page motivation for participation and previous pitch-experience) will be accepted. 

The submission deadline for POWR Baltic Stories Exchange has been extended to September 1, 2017.

Contact information:

SCRIPT POOL TALLINN

Script Pool Tallinn accepts projects of a full-length fiction film (theatrical or TV), TV series, web series, new platforms (VR / AR / other). The best film or series script is awarded with 5000 Euros and script doctor support by Telepool, and the best transmedia / multiplatform / interactve project invited to pitch at Storytek spring 2018 incubator session.

Before submitting, please make sure that your project matches the following eligibility criteria:

  • Projects of a full-length fiction film (theatrical or TV), TV series, web series, new platforms (VR / AR / other) from the whole world are eligible.
  • Only the team of scriptwriter and producer can apply – with a full treatment in the first round, complete script to be submitted for those selected for the next round.
  • The scriptwriter has to have either film school finished or experience in the film sector.
  • For additional information, please read carefully the Rules and Regulations.

Please prepare the following documentation in English to attach to your application:

  • Synopsis
  • Treatment including the description of characters
  • One episode of the film (max 10 pages) / For TV and web series, a pilot of the 1st episode
  • A curriculum vitae of the scriptwriter
  • A curriculum vitae of the director (if attached)
  • Budget outline

Special conditions:

  • Participation for the finalists includes an accreditation fee of 75 Euros per person.
  • Once a project is approved for the final selection, the team must be present in Tallinn.
  • Industry@Tallinn covers accommodation, subsistence and mentoring costs of the participants, but not the round trip airfare.
  • The official language of the market is English.
  • Submission of the film is considered as acceptance of Industry@Tallinn Script Pool Rules and Regulations.

Proceed to the online submission.

Supporters

Creative Europe Media
Eesti Kultuurkapital
Eesti Filmi Instituut
National Film Centre Latvia
Lithuanian Film Centre
Film Commission Poland
Flanders Image
Eurimages

Partners

Producers Network
Danish Cultural Institute
Screen International
Swedish Institute
Torino Film Lab
Apollo Music
Nordic Hotel Forum
Film Vast
Orbital Vox
Fne
The Finnish Film Foundation
Ebassy Of Sweden
Poff
Tallink Hotels
Eave