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Tallinn Works in Progress includes UK coproduction ‘After The Fog’in its industry selection

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Source: Echo Art Films

‘After The Fog’

Miriam Heard’s After The Fog, a Chile-UK-France co-production, is among 13 films selected for the Works in Progress strand of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, the industry programme of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (POFF).

Currently in post-production, Spanish-language drama After The Fog (Spanish title: Despues de la niebla) bears witness to the experiences of Chilean citizens in 1988, when the country ousted military dictator Augusto Pinochet after 16 years.

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It is written and directed by Heard, and produced by Heard for her UK company Echo Art Films, with Dominique Rammsy, Stephanie Douet and Anna Holburn.

British-German filmmaker Heard is based in Chile; her debut feature Tierra Yerma played the festival circuit in 2016. She currently has two feature projects in development with UK producer Sarah Brocklehurst: I’m At Home Here starring Amir El-Masry and Naomi Ackie, and A Last Summer.

Other titles in the POFF Works in Progress selection include Mamifera, a comedy-drama exploring womanhood and motherhood, from writer-director Liliana Torres. The Spanish filmmaker had previously screened her second feature What went wrong? in POFF in 2021. Dzintars Dreigbergs, a Latvian filmmaker, will present the sports biopic

Escape net about Dzidra Karamiseva – the first Latvian basketballer to play for the USSR. The best projects from the Baltic and International strands each will receive EUR7,000. POFF runs from November 3-19, with the industry programme from November 13-17.

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2023 Works in Progress titles


After The Fog

(Chile-UK-Fr) dir. Miriam Heard

Mamifera (Sp) dir. Liliana Torres

The platform (Bul) dir. Nikolay Moutaftchiev

The Tower of Strength (Mont-Ser-Ger) dir. Nikola Vukcevic

Truth or Consequences (Fr) dir. Philippe Prouff


(Est) dirs. Rain Tolk, Andres Maimik

Escape Net (Lat) dir. Dzintars Dreibergs

Impressions (Lat) dir. Alise Zarina

Life & Love (Est) dir. Helen Takkin

Maria’s Silence (Lat-Lith) dir. Davis Simanis

Rolling Papers (Est) dir. Meel Paliale

Southern Chronicles (Lith-Est) dir. Ignas Miskinis

Youth Eternal (Lat) dir. Armands Zacs

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