Tallinn to host Eastern Europe film market
New event is part of the Black Nights Film Festival
Organizers of the event told THR they are going to focus on new films from the neighboring regions and smaller film industries, such as Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Georgia, Russia. Producers from Finland, Norway and Russia are also to take part in the new film market.
"The goal is to enhance audiovisual cooperation on both sides of the Eastern border of European Union and Nordic countries and to give filmmakers visibility and access to the bigger audiovisual markets around the world," the organizers said in a statement.
The film market is to be preceded by the From Books To Films event on Nov. 29, a literary rights market presenting and promoting books from the neighboring regions that have potential for screen adaptation.