Student Film Market (SFM) app public beta is launching

The goal of the “Student Film Market” project is to develop an app (web, Android, iOS), which will provide a network for student films. It will help film students to establish contacts with international film industry representatives, find interested film companies for their films and collaborators amongst their peers on an international level.

SFM public beta will launch on November 19th, 2019. The launch event will be held at Tallinn University (Tallinn, Estonia).


12:00 – 14:00 Arrival at BFM. Guests from Tartu and Viljandi will be arriving at the Mare building (parking lot), guests from Tallinn will arrive at the Astra building information desk 
14:00 Meeting of the Student representatives (the teachers will be assigning tasks), room M-446
14:20 SFM meeting between the Student representatives, room N-306
 John Bernstein’s lecture (the lecture has a 15-minute break) on Screenwriting, the lecture will be taped for the SFM app, European Hall room A-222*
15:00 – 17:00 SFM meeting of the teachers, discussions on collaboration between schools, SFM, and other cooperation platforms, room A-354 
Presentation of the Student representatives (results of the SFM meeting), European Hall room A-222*
17:15 – 18:15 Presentation of the Student Film Market functions and future developments
, European Hall room A-222*
18:15 Student Film Market streaming is open for the public beta testing, short Q & A 
18:15 – 19:45 Special screening of especially bad movies (PÖFF presents)
, European Hall room A-222*
18:15 – 19:45 Guided tours of BFM (old and new building), gathering before the tour at Astra Forum 
19:50 Buss to Urban (buss awaits our guests from Tartu and Viljandi in the Mare parking lot)
20:15 SFM networking in Urban (Roseni 9), celebratory drinks, snacks, and great discussions, the app developers are answering questions about SFM*
22:55 the students are meeting in front of hotel Metropol (Roseni 13)
23:00 Busses from Tallinn to Viljandi and Tartu are leaving 

*  All the events in the European Hall (room A-222) and Urban are open to the public, however only a limited number of seats will be available to the public on a first-come-first-served basis  

John Bernstein's lecture on Screenwriting

On the 19th of November 14:00 John Bernstein and BFM invite you to a lecture on practical screenplay analysis, with the emphasis on reading the author’s voice in a screenplay and translating the tone of the work from a written word to audiovisual narration.
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Development Week is Nigh!

On the 19th of November the team members from all the partner organizations will be arriving to Tallinn. In 20-25 of November 2018 BFM will host Student Film Market Development Week, which will culminate in an intense hackathon and App testing.
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