GRANTS: Estonia Announces Jubilee Grants


    TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute announced production grants for films to be made on the occasion of the Republic of Estonia’s 100th anniversary in 2018. The list includes mostly debut feature films, highlighting the shift of generations in the country’s film industry.

    The competition, which went through various stages in the last three years, resulted in five winners and will distribute a total of 6.1 m EUR. The films to be supported are directed by Tanel Toom, Moonika Siimets, Kaur Kokk, Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo and Anu Aun.

    A grant of 1.5 m EUR had been previously allotted for the long animated film Lotte and the Lost Dragons / Lotte ja kadunud lohed by Janno Põldma and Heiki Ernits and produced by Eestoni Joonisfilm.

    Click HERE for the full list of grants.