TALLINN: The US produced Spring by Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson shot to the top of iTunes horror genre list for a week. Spring's special effects were done in Estonia by FrostFX. The film also got up to Number 3 on iTunes in the romantic genre. This is the first time that a feature with Estonian creative participation has topped an iTunes list and indicates a new potentially lucrative distribution avenue for local fare.
Spring tells the story of a young man fleeing the US to Italy, where he falls for a woman with a dark secret. Moorhead and Benson have become regulars at Estonia’s Black Nights Film Festival, where they first made contact with the FrostFX creative team.
The film is produced by Moorhead and Benson and Moorhead was also the DoP. lt was largely shot in Italy.
Source: Estonian Film Institute