Film submission for the 23rd edition of Black Nights and both of the sub-festivals are open with a new international competition line.

Digital Cinema Lab services

The team at the Black Nights Film Festival’s Digital Cinema Lab has extensive experience and ensures the technical quality of every film that screens at our main and side festivals. We offer a complete service of finalizing films, which includes the creation of cinema files (DCP), quality control, translation and subtitling work, KDM key generation and other additional services.

PÖFF films around the world

“PÖFF films around the world” is an expanding festival diary about the films that premiered at PÖFF and are later winning awards worldwide. What are the success stories that started from PÖFF? What is written about PÖFF in the global media? What’s cookin’ in the magnificent world of film festivals? Take a look below!

Carlos Saura, the PÖFF Lifetime Achievement award recipient, has passed away

PÖFF 2021 Lifetime Achievement award recipient, the legendary 91-year old director Carlos Saura, passed away on February 10, 2023.

Black Nights Goes to Cannes: Submit Your Project and Join us!

For the third time, Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) joins the well-established Marché du Film showcase "Goes to Cannes" with an aim to present 5 international film projects in progress. The market screenings take place on the 20th of May 2023. Filmmakers who are interested to present a project are invited to send in their submissions by March 5th 2023.

PÖFF Brought People Back to the Cinema

78 825 visits, 2000 foreign guests, over 7500 articles from 71 countries and 14 billion potential media contacts. These are the numbers that make up this year’s Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.