The 5th International Festival of Non-professional Film Makers


The 5th International Festival of Non-professional Film Makers Tallinn`2007 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 and Russian.

Each participant will submit the application forms  and films for participation at the festival by 15.09.2007 on the address: Estonia Tallinn 11002 Box 584 Estonian Film Amateurs Union. Tel.+372 6484974, 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 3.10.2007.
The programme will be shown on 20.10.2007 in the National Library in Tallinn (Tõnismägi str.2).The opening of the festival will take place at 10 a.m. on 20.10.07, 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, 3rd prizes and diplomas.

Estonian Film Amateurs Union guarantees to return the films within two months after the official closing of the festival.   
All deliveries should be marked “no commercial value – for cultural purposes only”.                                                  
The hotel rooms will be chosen, reserved and paid by the participants themselves.

Welcome to Tallinn!

Estonian Film Amateurs Union

Entry form