BPF 2021 - Programme


9:30 - 11:30

Open lecture: Go Out and Pitch! (on-site)
Presented by Gabriele Brunnenmeyer


11:30 - 18:30

For selected participants only:
Pitching training with Gabriele Brunnenmeyer (on-site)



9:30 - 10:00

Welcome word and introduction (on-site)


10:00 - 13:30

Pitching sessions (on-site and online)


14:30 – 18:30

For selected participants only:
Debriefing & group work with Gabriele Brunnenmeyer (on-site)



Invitation only:
BPF Awards’ Ceremony (on-site)



10:00 - 13:00

For participants, BPF Panel and Baltic Jury only:
One-to-one meetings with the experts (on-site)


14:00 - 14:30

Presentation: MEDIA 2021-2027: What‘s in there for shorts? (on-site and online)
Austėja Milvydaitė, the Head of MEDIA Office at Creative Europe Desk Lithuania


14:30 - 16:00

Open lecture: Short Film Sales and Distribution Mechanisms (on-site and online)
Presented by Ben Vandendaele, Radiator IP Sales (Belgium)


16:15 - 17:45

Panel discussion: Anatomy of Festival Programming – the Nordic and Baltic Landscape (on-site and online)


18:00 - 20:00

BPF Alumni screening + Q&A with filmmakers (on-site)



Public events are free of charge and open to the audience.
ON-SITE VENUE: National Gallery of Art (Konstitucijos pr. 22, Vilnius).
ONLINE events will be live-streamed via YOUTUBE.

Both on-site and online events will be accessible only to the registered people.



**COVID-19 Measures**

We will guarantee access to the BPF on-site events only to those that can show the COVID certificate (full vaccination, recovery or negative PCR test valid for 48 hours).