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The Talks is one of the oldest sections of Industry@Tallinn and was set up in 2010. Over the years, it has expanded in content and scope, enabling industry professionals to get informed and discuss the hottest topics of the year as well as to gain insider information about various topics, from production and distribution case studies, tips for international co-production, setting up effective post production pipelines, running sound stages and studios, to VOD monetisation tactics, regional sales issues, masterclasses & more.




Europa Cinemas Innovation Day Lab “Creating new audiences, Inspiring current audiences”

Friday, November 18 @Nordic Hotel Forum Arcturus, 10.00-16.30


This Innovation Day Lab will focus on programming, marketing, audience development and social media. Participants will consider these topics in practical workshops, discussions and brainstorming sessions. The goal is to strengthen the network of regional cinemas and to provide a platform where they can share strengths, weaknesses and examples of best practices.


This one-day workshop will be open to exhibitors from the Baltic countries (in particular, Europa Cinemas members) and to all professionals attending the Black Nights International Film Festival.


The Innovation Lab sessions will be led by Duncan Carson, Marketing and Communications Manager at the Independent Cinema Office (ICO), the national organization for the development and support of independent film exhibition in the UK.”



Europa International Sales Agents Conference - "Set The Trend!"

Saturday, 19 November @ Nordic Hotel Forum Tallinn Sirius from 10.00-13.00

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European Film Forum Tallinn 2016 Breaking windows- tackling convergence in the European media landscape

Monday, 21 November @ Nordic Hotel Forum Tallinn Sirius

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European Film Forum Tallinn — #Breaking Windows, Tackling Media Convergence? — is a full day executive level public debate and showcase conference where leaders of film, media, technology  and venture capital industries discuss the global developments that impact the European Digital Single Market (DSM), and present cutting-edge products and services from the creative and tech fields.


The European Film Forum (EFF) was proposed by the European Commission in its 2014 Communication on European Film in the digital era. The aim of these events financed by the European Commission is to develop a strategic policy agenda opening up new perspectives with respect to challenges and opportunities brought about by the digital revolution in the framework of the proposed Digital Single Market initiative. The European Commission has mandated the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival & Industry@Tallinn to organize the exclusive one day event.


EFFT16 follows the highly resonating previous edition in Tallinn by focusing on the hottest and most heated industry topic of 2016  - the dissolving of traditional content business windows  and the challenges and opportunities created by new technologies, services and players in Europe's digital landscape.


Expect an engaging day heated debates, inspirational power speeches and exhilarating fireside chats by film, content, television, technology and diversity leaders on Europe's digital future on the following topics:


How the increased roles of digital & multi-platform media ventures telecoms, OTT players and global streaming providers has impacted Europe’s and global established value chain in content production and exhibition? // What can media and film sectors learn from the gaming / tech industry in brand and consumer storytelling and IP expansion? // What the strategies in building global diversity in between the extremes of mega-busters and niche markets? // What are recent developments algorithm based marketing and advertising and how this impacts the content industry? //  What big data can do and not to for the creative & content industries at the time of exponential growth?  // How to engage audiences via games, new multi-platform solutions and digital engagement & storytelling strategies?  //



Special Presentations: 20 - 24 November

Cash rebates in the region, Countries in Focus (France, Luxembourg), various case studies and discussion panels from Talents to Soundstage Business.