The 3rd International Festival of Non-professional Film Makers


The 3rd International Festival of Non-professional Film Makers Tallinn`2005 will be held in Tallinn. The festival will be organized by the Estonian Film Amateurs Union.

All film amateurs will be invited to participate in the festival. Any amateur film of any genre may take part in the festival. The number and length of films by one author (club) is not limited.

As the working languages of the festival are Estonian, English, German, French and Russian.

Each participant will submit the application forms  and films for participation at the festival by 25.09.2005 on the address: Estonia Tallinn 11002 Box 584 Estonian Film Amateurs Union. Tel.+372 6484974, fax: +372 6312074, e-mail:

The films will be judged in 3 groups:

  A-group – the films of young film makers (till 18 years old)

  B-group -  the films of filmstudents

  C-group – all others amateur film makers

Each film should be recorded on a separate video cassette on which the name of the film, its duration, the author`s name and the represented country should be indicated.

Admissible format: VHS, SVHS, (PAL,Mono/stereo), MiniDV, DVD

The Jury composes a programme of the presented films according to its pre-selection.

The participants will be notified of the Jury`s decision by 5.10.2005.

The programme will be shown on 15.10.2005 in the National Library in Tallinn

(Tõnismägi str.2).The opening of the festival will take place at 10 a.m. on 15.10.05, the prize-giving ceremony - at 6 p.m..There may be changes in the times of

which the participants will be informed. 

The films will be awarded separately in A, B and C-groups with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes. Each film of the festival will receive a diploma.


Estonian Film Amateurs Union guarantees to return the films within two months after the official closing of the festival.                                                       

The hotel rooms will be chosen, reserved and paid by the participants themselves. The list of the hotels is added (1 Euro = 15,50 Estonian crowns).

All deliveries should be marked “no commercial value – for cultural purposes only”.

 Entry form


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 Estonian Film Amateurs Union