Vote for audience’s favourite film!
Everyone who goes to a film at the Black Nights Film Festival will get
a chance to have their say in voting for the audience’s favourite. All
festival films in all cities and towns will be competing for the award.
The audience’s favourite film will be announced on 8 December at the
Black Nights closing ceremony, scheduled to begin at 19:00. A
number of prizes from festival sponsors will be drawn there as
The city of Tallinn will give the favourite film a 2000-euro award.
How do I vote?
• Voting is by SMS only.
• Sending the text message costs 3 kroons (€0.23).
• Send the text message to the number 13500 (valid for all network
• Write the following in the body of the message:
POFF_yourfirstname_yourlastname_filmcode (a 4-digit number)_yourrating
PLEASE NOTE: In the above, the symbol _ is a space, not an
• You can find the right film code in the film programme and on your
• If you do not enter your name in the message, your rating will be
considered but you will not participate in prize drawings.
• Your rating must be on a scale of five (5) to 2 (two) where a 5 is an
excellent (the highest) and 2 is poor (lowest).
• A little hint – if you save your first message, all you have to do is change
the film code and rating for your next votes.
• If you still experience difficulties sending the message, please visit the
Black Nights information desk for assistance. There is an information
desk at every Black Nights cinema.
• Voting ends at 8 December at 10am.
How is the best film determined?
• All of the ratings received by a film are averaged together to obtain the
film’s final score.
• The film that gets the highest score wins, as long as it has received at
least 50 viewer ratings.
• The points will be counted by the organizers under the vigilant
supervision of volunteers.
• You can track the standings starting on Monday, 3 December on the
Black Nights website, www.poff.ee.
How does the drawing of awards take place?
• All messages sent in the correct format will automatically be entered in
• The drawing will take place at the closing ceremony of the 11th annual
Black Nights Film Festival at 6:30 pm at the Russian Theatre. Keep
your mobile phone switched on, because we may be calling you that
• Messages sent by employees of the organizations involved in
organizing Black Nights, their family members and festival volunteers
are not eligible to participate in the drawing.
• The final results of the audience voting will be posted on www.poff.ee by
10 December 2007. That same day, the organizing committee will issue a press release on the final results and contact the winners personally.
What are the awards?
• 1 Nokia N95 mobile phone
• Romance package in Radisson SAS Hotel
• 3 Black Nights passes courtesy of EMT
• 2 one-year subscriptions to the daily Postimees
• 1 one-year subscription to the weekly Eesti Ekspress.
Determination of the audience favourite is made possible by EMT!