European Film Forum at Tallinn BNFF, Monday 22 November
18ú Samhain 2021

European Film Forum at Tallinn BNFF, Monday 22 November

The European Film Forum will be held at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival on Monday 22nd from 1pm - 5pm Irish time. Readiness for Industry Renaissance 2.0 is the title of this edition of the EFF organised by the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Industry Tallinn.

EFFT21 will be a half a day hybrid summit of debates, case studies, and showcases on the most pressing topics for the European film, television, and content industry. The event will held in-person at the Nordic Hotel Forum or online (see below).


  • 13.00  Introduction: Minister of Culture of Estonia Mr. Tiit Terik, Minister of Culture, Estonia 
  • 13.15 Setting the Stage by the European Commission: Lucia Recalde, Head of Unit, Creative Europe MEDIA, DG Connect, European Commission, Belgium/Spain.

  • 13.25 Session 1: How venture capital can innovate the European film financing landscape? Launch of the new film fund Tallifornia. + Q&A

  • 14.10 Using Artificial Intelligence to supercharge film and content production. Case Study: Promomii

  • 14.30 From Data to decisions: How to build and grow data and AI-driven decision-making capacity in the European film business? Presentations +Q&A

  • 15.30 Optimizing (European) film production through innovation during COVID and beyond. Case Study: Willco

  • 15.50 Untackling virtual and remote production: What's the impact for creators, producers, service providers and the industry?

  • 16.20 What will Virtual Production bring to the Industry. Virtual Production Showcase & Fireside chat with Jannicke Mikkelsen

  • 16.50 Day wrap by conference moderators

  • 17.00 End of European Film Forum 2021


The livestream of EFF will be on YouTube from 1pm Irish time.