PÖFF Shorts National Competition 2020 titles revealed

Record number of Estonian entries received in first year PÖFF Shorts becomes an Academy Award qualifier.

Announcing International Competition titles for 2020

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival sub-festival announces 115 titles across five different competition as PÖFF Shorts (17th-25h November 2020) celebrates its first year of being an Academy Award qualifying festival.

Winners of Eighth Baltic Pitching Forum Announced

The projects from all participating countries shared the awards on Friday evening.

PÖFF Shorts invites you for a dance

Since 2018, PÖFF Shorts has been working with artists around Estonia to give the festival a visual identity. The 2020 PÖFF Shorts festival identity is authored by artist Ingmar Järve who captured our eye with his striking and unique street art.

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival saves forests with Single.Earth, a rising Estonian greentech startup

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will invest one euro from every film submission fee collected to combat intensive clear-cuts in Estonia. The platform created by the Estonian startup Single.Earth gives money to forest owners for switching from clear-cutting to alternative forest management methods.

Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival crowns Méliès d’Argent winner

The 15th edition of the Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival, held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, crowns Even Husby Grødahl’s Downs of the Dead as the Méliés Short Film Competition winner.

PÖFF Shorts now an Academy Award Qualifying Festival

The team of Black Nights celebrates the news its the sub-festival, international short film and animation festival PÖFF Shorts has now become an Academy Qualifying film event.

PÖFF Shorts announced winners for 2019

At the PÖFF Shorts award ceremony held on Saturday November 23 in Tallinn’s Club Hollywood, the winners of the Black Night Film Festival’s short film and animation sub-festival PÖFF Shorts were announced.

In Numbers: Black Nights Film Festival 2018

The 22nd Black Nights Film Festival was a blast! Here’s an overview how it all went down in numbers: