The Call for Projects for Baltic Event Co-Production Market is now open!
Entry deadline: September 7, 2020
Baltic Event, the largest international co-production market in Northern Europe taking place in the framework of the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, will hold its 19th edition in 2020 in its established, effective and comprehensive format, while staying flexible to respond to the industry’s needs.
Since 2002, Baltic Event has showcased over 600 film projects, many of which have reached the silver screens across the globe and enjoyed successful festival runs. We are honoured to have had our projects selected to Cannes, Berlinale, Venice, Karlovy Vary, Warsaw, Cairo, Tribeca, etc. and earned Golden Globes and Oscars nominations.
- Full-length fiction film with potential for international 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, North Macedonia, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Russia, and Ukraine are accepted. Projects from other countries will be considered.
- 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
- Accreditation fee of 75 Euros applies per person and covers accommodation, transfers, lunches, and networking events;
- Once a project is selected, at least the producer must be present during the market;
- The selected projects wishing to compete for the Eurimages Co-Development Award of 20 000 euros have to present the following documents that will be made available to Eurimages to establish the eligibility of projects in relation to the award:
- a development financing plan;
- a declaration of compliance with the exclusion criteria according to a pre-established template provided by Eurimages.
- If the project is accepted, it will be mentioned in the end credits of the film, once completed;
- Submission is considered as acceptance of special conditions.
The official language of the market is English.
Read more about the Rules & Regulations
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WORKS IN PROGRESS
Submission deadlines for 2020 projects will be announced in early summer. To keep yourself posted, you are more than welcome to subscribe to our newsletter!
Projects will be presented on November 26 and 27, 2019 in Tallinn during three sessions: Just Film (children and youth film projects) Works in Progress, Baltic Event Works in Progress (Baltic and Finnish projects), International Works in Progress.
Before submitting, please read carefully the Rules and Regulations; and make sure that your project matches the following eligibility criteria:
- Full-length fiction film for theatrical distribution with potential for international market;
- The project must not have an international sales agent attached(1)
- The project must not have been presented in any previous Works in Progress at international industry events with the exception of a presentation at an event in the country of origin.
The selection committee reserves the right to evaluate eligible projects for the Works in Progress section on a case by case basis.
The applicants who want to participate in the Works in Progress with a film project, which will be in line with the above stated requirements, must provide the following information in the application via online submission form:
- Synopsis (up to 1000 characters)
- Short biography/filmography of the director (max. 1000 characters, recent or selected films)
- Filmography of the producer and production company profile (max. 1000 characters, recent or selected films)
- 2 photos or stills from the film (resolution 300 dpi, landscape format) for the catalogue
- Provide links to the scenes from the film (5-15 minutes) with English subtitles for preview
- Deliver additional materials if needed to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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 in Tallinn
- The official language of the market is English
- Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event covers the accommodation costs of the participants but not the round-trip airfare.
If you have any questions, please send us an email at email@example.com.
(1) Projects from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania or Finland with sales agents on board can apply but are not given priority in the selection process.
POWR BALTIC STORIES EXCHANGE
Call for participants 2020 POWR Baltic Stories Exchange –an international pitch forum for scriptwriters
Deadline for application – September 2nd2020
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 present their projects at the POWR Baltic Stories Exchange, which takes place during November in the Baltic Event Co-production Market*; exact dates to be announced later.
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.
During the workshop, 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 two experienced pitch coaches Valeria Richter (Denmark/Nordic Factory) and Helene Granqvist (Sweden/Nordic Factory). The participants will meet a number of industry guests during various events; a more detailed programme will be shared following selection. The final pitch presentation will be approx. 5 minutes per project. POWR is an intensive and fun experience, mixing project work with networking events.
POWR workshop is organised by Baltic Event in collaboration with the region’s Creative Europe MEDIA Desks.
– 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 and Iceland are accepted
– No fee – only travel costs.
Please send the application in one collected word-file in English by September 2nd2020.
– 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 2020.
Please send all the requested materials (in one file) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*If the market cannot be organised in Tallinn, Estonia, due to COVID-19 or any other pandemic or force majeure, all the events of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event will take place online.
SCRIPT POOL TALLINN
The Call for Projects for ScriptPool Tallinn is now open!
Script Pool Tallinn is part of the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event programme taking place during Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. It is a script competition with the aim of gathering screenwriters with producers attached, in order to provide them support enhancing the script and maximizing its potential in different mediums. Feature-length films and drama series from the whole world are eligible.
- Projects of a full-length fiction film (theatrical or TV) and drama 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 education or experience in the film sector.
- Synopsis of the film / TV series
- Treatment including the description of characters
- An excerpt of the screenplay (max 10 pages) / For TV series, a pilot episode
- Biography/filmography of the screenwriter
- Biography/filmography of the producer and director (if attached)
- Budget outline
- Participation for the finalists includes an accreditation fee of 125 Euros per person;
- Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event covers accommodation costs of the participants, but not the round-trip airfare;
- The official language of the market is English;
Read the rules and regulations of Script Pool Tallinn