Annamaria Scaramella • Executive producer and programme coordinator, Márgenes Festival

Interview: Annamaria Scaramella • Executive producer and programme coordinator, Márgenes Festival

“Many of the sessions, both film and music, sold out; the festival is gaining new audiences, among them many young people”

The festival coordinator told us about the challenges of launching a new edition of Márgenes/Work and what the gathering’s objectives are for next year  

30/11 | Márgenes 2022

Marko Šantić • Director of Wake Me

Interview: Marko Šantić • Director of Wake Me

"My lead character’s fate is a sort of metaphor for the revisionism of history in the Balkans, but also in Europe"

The Slovenian director talks about his fourth feature, a film about redemption and the relations between Slovenians and immigrants from other parts of former Yugoslavia.  

30/11 | Black Nights 2022 | Critics' Picks



Gentian Koçi • Director of A Cup of Coffee and New Shoes On

Interview: Gentian Koçi • Director of A Cup of Coffee and New Shoes On

"This story and these characters, who are forced to invent a completely new language, challenged me in my use of film language"

The Albanian director discusses his film, which follows two identical deaf-mute twin brothers who discover they will also progressively and irreversibly become blind  

30/11 | Black Nights 2022 | Competition

Dana Nechushtan • Director of Piece of My Heart

Interview: Dana Nechushtan • Director of Piece of My Heart

"This story is ultimately about friendship between two women"

The Israeli-born Dutch director talks about her film, a psychologically mercilessly tense tale about two dancers who understand each other without words  

30/11 | Black Nights 2022 | Competition

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Industry Reports

Produce – Co-Produce... - Ampere Analysis unveils trends in European co-production models, market shifts for streamers and broadcasters - 29/11/2022

Produce – Co-Produce... – 29/11/2022
Ampere Analysis unveils trends in European co-production models, market shifts for streamers and broadcasters
In her presentation at Industry@Tallinn, analyst Lottie Towler focused on scripted commissions and provided an up-to-date market overview which may help European producers find co-production partners

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming
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While keeping a close eye on the tragic war unfolding in Ukraine, Cineuropa continues to provide extensive coverage of the European film business, including the most important winter festivals and industry events - Rome, Zurich, Thessaloniki, IDFA, Tallinn, Les Arcs and many more.

Produce – Co-Produce... - Alicja Grawon-Jaksik • Producer, MTL Max Film - 30/11/2022

Produce – Co-Produce... – 30/11/2022
Alicja Grawon-Jaksik • Producer, MTL Max Film
We had a chinwag with the producer, recently appointed vice-president of the established Polish production house, which for the past 30 years has mainly produced romantic comedies

Produce – Co-Produce... - “Creativity is buzzing, but we need more time and money,” stress Israeli directors at Tallinn - 29/11/2022

Produce – Co-Produce... – 29/11/2022
“Creativity is buzzing, but we need more time and money,” stress Israeli directors at Tallinn
The panel saw seven filmmakers sharing the challenges involved in producing and distributing their works in their country

Green Industry Initiatives and Sustainability - Luca Ferrario • Director, Trentino Film Commission - 29/11/2022

Green Industry Initiatives and Sustainability – 29/11/2022
Luca Ferrario • Director, Trentino Film Commission
At Tallinn, we met up with the Italian professional to talk through the initial results achieved by Green Film, and how the tool plans to expand its reach and impact

Produce – Co-Produce... - REPORT: Baltic Event Works in Progress 2022 - 25/11/2022

Produce – Co-Produce... – 25/11/2022
REPORT: Baltic Event Works in Progress 2022
We zoom in on the eight projects from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland that were presented at the 20th edition of Baltic Event’s Works in Progress showcase

Produce – Co-Produce... - REPORT: Just Film Works in Progress 2022 - 24/11/2022

Produce – Co-Produce... – 24/11/2022
REPORT: Just Film Works in Progress 2022
We take an in-depth look at the six children and youth film projects introduced in this section of the Industry@Tallinn forum

Produce – Co-Produce... - Ampere Analysis' Lottie Towler unveils the latest trends in content production and streaming in a critical year for the global audiovisual industry - 23/11/2022

Produce – Co-Produce... – 23/11/2022
Ampere Analysis' Lottie Towler unveils the latest trends in content production and streaming in a critical year for the global audiovisual industry
The analyst covered a variety of topics, including the effects of the Russian-Ukrainian war, the global box office, the new paths taken by VoD giants and the production landscape in the CEE region

Discover Moonday

Co-Production Podcast

Episode 37: Bosnian Pot (Croatia/Austria/Bosnia and Herzegovina) - 29/11/2022

29/11/2022
Episode 37: Bosnian Pot (Croatia/Austria/Bosnia and Herzegovina)
The producers of the film by Pavo Marinković are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 36: Something You Said Last Night (Canada/Switzerland) - 27/10/2022

27/10/2022
Episode 36: Something You Said Last Night (Canada/Switzerland)
The producers of the film by Luis De Filippis are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 35: Fiume o Morte! (Croatia/Italy/Slovenia) - 25/10/2022

25/10/2022
Episode 35: Fiume o Morte! (Croatia/Italy/Slovenia)
The producers of the film by Igor Bezinović are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 34: Triangle of Sadness (Sweden /Germany /France /Turkey /Greece /Denmark /UK /USA) - 11/10/2022

11/10/2022
Episode 34: Triangle of Sadness (Sweden /Germany /France /Turkey /Greece /Denmark /UK /USA)
The producers of the film by Ruben Östlund are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 33: Butterfly Vision (Ukraine/Czech Republic/Croatia/Sweden) - 06/10/2022

06/10/2022
Episode 33: Butterfly Vision (Ukraine/Czech Republic/Croatia/Sweden)
The producers of the film by Maksym Nakonechnyi are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 32: The Book of Everything (Netherlands/Latvia) - 22/07/2022

22/07/2022
Episode 32: The Book of Everything (Netherlands/Latvia)
The producers of the film by Ineke Houtman are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 31: Beanie (Slovenia/Croatia/ Luxembourg/Slovakia) - 28/06/2022

28/06/2022
Episode 31: Beanie (Slovenia/Croatia/ Luxembourg/Slovakia)
The producers of the film by Slobodan Maksimović are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 30: Theater of Violence (Denmark/Germany) - 21/06/2022

21/06/2022
Episode 30: Theater of Violence (Denmark/Germany)
The producers of the documentary by Emil Langballe and Lukasz Konopa are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

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Photogalleries

Venice 2022 – Photogalleries - 01/09/2022

01/09/2022
Venice 2022 – Photogalleries
The global film community is back on the Lido for the 79th edition of the Venice Film Festival, unspooling this year from 31 August-10 September. Discover the festival highlights and the international stars walking the red carpet in our exclusive photo galleries

Cannes 2022 – Photogalleries - 19/05/2022

19/05/2022
Cannes 2022 – Photogalleries
After two difficult years, the international film industry is finally back on the Croisette for a new, crowded edition of the Cannes Film Festival and its Marché du Film, unspooling from 17-28 May. Discover the festival highlights in our exclusive photo galleries

European Shooting Stars 2022 – Photogallery - 12/02/2022

12/02/2022
European Shooting Stars 2022 – Photogallery
The Shooting Stars are back at the Berlinale! Discover this year's ten emerging European talents who will be presented to the international press, the industry and the public in an exclusive hybrid programme organised by the German festival

Berlinale 2022 – Photogalleries - 10/02/2022

10/02/2022
Berlinale 2022 – Photogalleries
After unspooling virtually owing to the pandemic crisis last year, the Berlinale is now back to its physical format from 10-20 February. Discover the festival highlights in our exclusive photogalleries

Cinémamed 2021 – Photogalleries - 02/12/2021

02/12/2021
Cinémamed 2021 – Photogalleries
Organised from 2-12 December, the Mediterranean Brussels film festival is back to its physical format and ready to celebrate the best European and Mediterranean films. Among the directors presented, Marco Bellocchio, Nabil Ayouch, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, Clara Roquet, Tony Gatlif, Jonas Carpignano and many others. Check out our photogalleries here

Black Nights 2021 – Photogalleries - 13/11/2021

13/11/2021
Black Nights 2021 – Photogalleries
One of the most prestigious gatherings of the Nordic-Baltic region, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival is set to brighten the dark Estonian winter from 12-28 November with a raft of new independent titles and a rich line-up of industry events. Discover this year’s festival highlights in our exclusive photogalleries

Lecce 2021 – Photogallery - 09/11/2021

09/11/2021
Lecce 2021 – Photogallery
Unspooling from 6-13 November, Lecce European Film Festival is finally back to its physical format and ready to celebrate the best European titles of the year. Check out our photogalleries here

Cinemed 2021 – Photogallery - 23/10/2021

23/10/2021
Cinemed 2021 – Photogallery
One of the most important showcases of Mediterranean cinema, the 43rd edition of Montpellier's Cinemed ran from 15-23 October. Discover this year's festival highlights in our exclusive photogallery

Interviews

Christopher Roth • Director of Servus Papa, See You in Hell

Christopher Roth • Director of Servus Papa, See You in Hell
The director discussed his interest in utopias and his wish to depict the power that comes with standing still

Hilmar Oddsson, Hera Hilmar • Director of and actress in Driving Mum

Hilmar Oddsson, Hera Hilmar • Director of and actress in Driving Mum
We met up with the Icelandic director and his daughter, and actress in his latest film, to talk about inspiration and characters

Annamaria Scaramella • Executive producer and programme coordinator, Márgenes Festival

Annamaria Scaramella • Executive producer and programme coordinator, Márgenes Festival
The festival coordinator told us about the challenges of launching a new edition of Márgenes/Work and what the gathering’s objectives are for next year

Marko Šantić • Director of Wake Me

Marko Šantić • Director of Wake Me
The Slovenian director talks about his fourth feature, a film about redemption and the relations between Slovenians and immigrants from other parts of former Yugoslavia.

Gentian Koçi • Director of A Cup of Coffee and New Shoes On

Gentian Koçi • Director of A Cup of Coffee and New Shoes On
The Albanian director discusses his film, which follows two identical deaf-mute twin brothers who discover they will also progressively and irreversibly become blind

Dana Nechushtan • Director of Piece of My Heart

Dana Nechushtan • Director of Piece of My Heart
The Israeli-born Dutch director talks about her film, a psychologically mercilessly tense tale about two dancers who understand each other without words

Alicja Grawon-Jaksik • Producer, MTL Max Film

Alicja Grawon-Jaksik • Producer, MTL Max Film
We had a chinwag with the producer, recently appointed vice-president of the established Polish production house, which for the past 30 years has mainly produced romantic comedies

Mariana Čengel Solčanská and Hana Lasicová • Director and screenwriter of The Chambermaid

Mariana Čengel Solčanská and Hana Lasicová • Director and screenwriter of The Chambermaid
We met the filmmakers after the premiere of their debut feature to learn about their inspiration for the story

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