BALTIC EVENT 2018 – NOVEMBER 27-30

PROJECT ENTRY

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

Call for Projects for Works in Progress will open in August.

CO-PRODUCTION MARKET

Call for Projects 2018

Baltic Event Co-Production Market

November 27-30, 2018, Tallinn, Estonia

Deadline for application – September 3, 2018

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

  • Full-length fiction film with potential for theatrical distribution;
  • Suitable for international co-production and looking for co-producers;
  • A part of financial support in place;
  • Projects from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, FYR of Macedonia, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Russia, and Ukraine are accepted. Projects from other countries may be considered, if they are suitable for co-production with an eligible country or intend to shoot the film / buy services in the region.

Please prepare the following documentation in English to attach to your application naming the files appropriately and saving them in PDF format:

  • Synopsis
  • Treatment
  • Screenplay
  • Director’s note
  • Biography/filmography of the director
  • Biography/filmography of the producer
  • Production company profile
  • Production note
  • Budget outline and financing plan
  • Marketing strategy
  • Producer’s and director’s photos (in JPG format)
  • If the project has transmedia / multiplatform / interactive potential, note of intention on which digital platforms the project is going to use and why

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 on November 27-30, 2018;
  • The official language of the market is English;
  • Submission of the film is considered as acceptance of special conditions;
  • 
If the project is accepted to Baltic Event Co-Production Market, it will be mentioned in the end credits of the film, once completed.

Proceed to the online submission.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Call for Projects for the Baltic and International Works in Progress will open in July!

POWR BALTIC STORIES EXCHANGE

Call for Participants 2018

POWR Baltic Stories Exchange – an international pitch forum for scriptwriters

November 26-30, 2018, Tallinn, Estonia

Deadline for application – September 3, 2018

POWR is looking to select 6 feature film projects in the early stages of development that are actively seeking producers. Selected screenwriters will be invited to get pitch-training and to present their projects at the POWR Baltic Stories Exchange, which takes place during the Baltic Event Co-production Market.

POWR Workshop is aimed at giving mainly Nordic and Baltic scriptwriters access to an informal and international forum where they can present their projects and writing talent during the largest regional film market in North-Eastern Europe. We also invite talents from Baltic Event’s focus region of 2018 – ITALY to apply to POWR!

This year, POWR is partnering up with IN FOCUS, a Finnish initiative aimed at female filmmakers that provides an incubator to support four film- or TV projects to cross the bridge from script to production stage. The initiative is funded by the Finnish Cultural Foundation. 

IN FOCUS will pitch their projects in collaboration with POWR.

During our 4-day workshop the 6 screenwriters will practice skills to pitch their projects through group sessions, talks and rehearsals. It is an open, generous, and sharing atmosphere, headed by our main tutor, Valeria Richter (Denmark/TFL), pitch coach Helene Granqvist (Sweden/Nordic Factory) and selected industry guests. The final pitch will be approx. 5 minutes per project followed by a ‘speed-dating’ session where the participants will meet selected producers and other film industry representatives, who will share their feedback and advice. POWR is an intensive and fun experience, mixing project work with networking events.

POWR workshop is organized by Baltic Event in collaboration with the region’s Creative Europe MEDIA Desks and TorinoFilmLab (TFL).

Project criteria:

  • full-length feature film with potential for theatrical distribution (incl. genre projects)
  • potential for the international market/co-production
  • projects from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Italy are accepted
  • No fee – only travel costs

Please send the application in one collected Word-file in English by September 3, 2018.

We need:

  • filled in application form
  • short synopsis (3 pages)
  • short CV (2 pages)
  • short motivation for participation incl. previous pitch-experience (1 page)

Please collect all of the above documents in one word–file (.doc or .docx).

In case your project is selected we will request a longer synopsis immediately, and your bio/photo/short synopsis for the project catalogue.

Selections will be announced in early October 2018.

Please send all the requested materials (in one file) to powr@poff.ee.

Download the application file.

SCRIPT POOL TALLINN

Call for Projects 2018

Script Pool Tallinn

November 27-30, 2018, Tallinn, Estonia

Deadline for application – September 3, 2018

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

  • Projects of a full-length fiction film (theatrical or TV) and TV series from the whole world are eligible;
  • Only the team of screenwriter 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 screenwriter has to have either film school finished or experience in the film sector.

For additional information, please read carefully the Rules and Regulations below.

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 series, a pilot episode
  • A curriculum vitae of the screenwriter
  • 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 & Baltic Event 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 Script Pool Tallinn Rules and Regulations.

Proceed to the online submission.

Supporters

Eesti Kultuurkapital
Eesti Filmi Instituut
Tallink
Flanders Image
Lithuanian Film Centre
National Film Centre Latvia
Eurimages
Finnish Film Foundation
Film Commission Poland
Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission
FNE
EAS

Partners

ScreenFlanders
Baltic View
Apollo Music
Producers Network
Screen International
Festival Scope
Eave
Torino Film Lab
Nordic Hotel Forum
Creative Gate
Liviko
PÖFF