Black Nights Film Festival – "Young Tallinnts" Workshop
The FIPRESCI Young Talents are:
He is an editor for NEGATIV (www.negativ-film.de) where he has written about film and TV series since 2010. He studies German Studies, Philosophy and Film Studies in Mainz, Germany.
She is a 22 year old journalism student in University of Tartu. She has been a reporter for Tallinn Television and the newspaper "Postimees", but her true passion is film journalism. She is one of the programmers at the Just Film Festival and also writes synopses for them. She has been a writer at Nisimazine Tallinn 2012 workshop and Encounters Short Film and Animation festival.
She studies Multimedia Communication at Riga Stradiņš University and writes film reviews for the "Splendid Palace" cinema (www.splendidpalace.lv). She is a finalist of the 2012 "28 Times Cinema” contest for young film critics. She is in love with films directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, Kira Muratova, Pedro Almodóvar and an infinite number of people who make her feel there is nothing more beautiful and amazing than the world we live in.
Sophie Charlotte Rieger
She is a freelance film critic from Berlin. She is currently writing for several online and print outlets in Germany including "kino-zeit.de", "moviepilot.de" and her blog "filmosophie.com". In her work she focuses on the cinema for young audiences as well as movies about and made by women. In her reviews, she often chooses a feminist approach.
She is 23, was born and still lives in Vilnius, Lithuania. She is currently completing a Master's thesis in Soviet-Lthuanian film history at Vilnius University. She works as a freelance film critic mainly concentrating on Lithuanian movies. She also works at "Meno Avilys" which develops projects in film education.