29-05-2012

2011 Near Record Year for Estonia Box Office

Written by FNE Staff

TALLINN: Estonian box office rose to its best result in 19 years at just over 10 million euros.

The country had over 2.4 million admissions, or 1.84 admissions per capita, in 2011. Eight domestic features were released in cinemas, with one, Lotte and the Moonstone Secret, a full length sequel to a popular family animation, reached sixth place in the annual box office report.

The share of domestic films in 2011 rose to 7%, up from a lowly 2% a year earlier.

The average ticket price stayed at 4.1 eur, up 40 cents from 2010.

Source: Estonian Film Foundation