European Genre Forum


There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins. And the cardinal sin is dullness.

Frank Capra

About EGF

Amsterdam • Zagreb • Tallinn

European Genre Forum is a pan-european project organized by Black Nights Film Festival from Tallinn (among 15 world A festivals); Imagine Film Festival from Amsterdam (biggest festival for fantastic film in the Netherlands); Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival (largest genre festival in the SEE region) and film consultancy company Screen Division from Paris.

The main goal of this international project is to connect young and upcoming, as well as already proven, European film talents. Producers, directors, screenwriters and others i.e. development, promotion and financial support of film, television and web projects with a strong European and regional focus, as well as international co-productions beyond European framework through cooperation with European film funds, national film centers, production studios etc.

Director’s Lab – Imagine Film Festival (Amsterdam) April 17-21, 2017 
Producer’s Lab – Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival (Zagreb), July 05-09, 2017 
Packaging Lab – Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn), November 24-28, 2017

For all questions related to the European Genre Forum, please contact our coordinator:
Annick Mahnert –