Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival is a unique event combining a feature film festival with the sub-festivals of animated films, student films and children/youth films. The festival aims to present Estonian audiences a comprehensive selection of world cinema in all its diversity with the emphasis on European films, providing a friendly atmosphere for interaction between the audience, Estonian filmmakers and their colleagues from abroad. Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival consists of the main programme, three sub-festivals, as well as film and co-production markets.
From 2014 Black Nights Film Festival is accredited by FIAPF to organise an international non-specialized competition of feature length films along with 15 festivals around the world.
Black Nights Film Festival main programme:
For competitive programs the Festival will invite a delegation of up to three representatives per film. The festival will cover round trip airfare for one delegate with a preference ofa Director and / or Main Cast, as well as accommodation for 3 persons in the Delegation in the Official Partner Hotel.
Official Selection - Competition:
The Tridens First Feature Competition:
Additional awards for full-length films:
The awardees are presented with the Black Nights bronze Wolf Statuette by Estonian sculptor Simson Seakülast.
By submitting a film to the festival the applicant agrees by the submissions deadline to:
Selection Media Type: DVD, online
Screening Media Type: DCP
Audio language: original
Subtitles language: english
Regional premiere required.
Jury and Organizers
PÖFF is organised by the non-profit association Black Nights Film Festival (original name: MTÜ Pimedate Ööde Filmifestival).
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