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23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Tallinn, Estonia, November 15 to December 1, 2019

Call for entries

(Features films)

The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival is currently accepting entries for its 2019 edition.


Please note that all films must be submitted directly to the festival.


  • Submission Format: Secured online screener via FilmFreeway
  • Competitive: Yes
  • Entry fees: Yes


  • The festival presents fiction feature films (60 minutes or+);
  • Films must be World or International Premieres for the competition; the minimum requirement is a European Premiere;
  • Films must have been completed after September 15, 2018;
  • Films entered must be presented in their English original version or with English subtitles.


Tallinn Black Nights is the only FIAPF-recognised festival in Northern Europe and a busy industry platform with more than 1000 delegates. The festival organises an international official competition, a first feature competition, as well as non-competitive sections. It presents several cash awards, including a Grand Prix for the Best Film (10,000 € shared between the director and the producer), for Best Director (5000 €) and Best First Feature award (5000 € shared between the director and the producer).


Telefilm Canada recognizes selection to this festival for application to its Participation to international festivals and events support program.

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