PRODUCTION: Alexandra Film in Postproduction with Spanish/Estonian Doc

ESTONIA: The Spanish/Estonian coproduction Constructing Albert, directed by Laura Collado and Jim Loomis, is in the final stages of postproduction and preparing for its world premiere in the Culinary Zinema:…
12-09-2017

Estonia Selects November as Oscar Bid

TALLINN: Rainer Sarnet’s adult fairy-tale November has been unanimously chosen as the official candidate from Estonia for an Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences nomination in the Best Foreign…
08-09-2017

PRODUCTION: Janno Jürgens Shoots Debut Feature

ESTONIA: Janno Jürgens starts shooting his debut feature Rain, a coming-of-age drama dealing with the clash between generations and set to premiere in late 2018. The director’s short film They…
05-09-2017

PRODUCTION: Liene Linde and Armands Začs in Production with Pregnancy Documentary

RIGA: Young Latvian film directors Liene Linde and Armands Začs are currently in production with 36 Months, a documentary following four young women throughout their pregnancy. The project was selected…
22-08-2017

PRODUCTION: Estonian Celebrates Centenary with Truth and Justice

TALLINN: Tanel Toom is currently in production with his debut feature Truth and Justice / Tõde ja õigus, which will be one of the five feature films made for the…
18-08-2017

The 12th Tartu Love Film Festival Announces Lineup

TARTU: The 12th Tartu Love Film Festival (TARTUFF), the biggest open air film festival in the Baltics, has announced its lineup. A total of 13 feature films and five documentaries…
03-08-2017

PRODUCTION: Kaspar Jancis Wraps Shooting On Estonian / Irish / Belgium / UK Coproduction

TALLINN: Acclaimed Estonian director Kaspar Jancis has just finished shooting his first long puppet animated film Morten and the Spider Queen aka Morten on the Ship of Fools. The 80-minute…
31-07-2017

The Fencer Currently Distributed in the U.S.

TALLINN: Klaus Härö’s Finnish / Estonian coproduction The Fencer is currently in the U.S. distribution and will be screened in 16 cinemas across the country until 1 September 2017.
27-07-2017

PRODUCTION: Rene Vilbre in Production with Class Reunion 2

TALLINN: Estonian director Rene Vilbre is currently shooting the Estonian version of the feature film Class Reunion 2: Wedding and Funeral, a sequel to Class Reunion, which had almost 190,000…
19-07-2017

PRODUCTION: Estonia Coproduces The Man Who Surprised Everyone

TALLINN: Estonia’s Homeless Bob Production is coproducing the Russian/Estonian/French film The Man Who Surprised Everyone from directors Natalya Merkuloa and Alexey Chupov.
30-06-2017

PRODUCTION: Shooting Completed on The Riddle of Jaan Niemand

TALLINN: Director Kaur Kokk finished the principal shooting of his debut feature The Riddle of Jaan Niemand in June 2017. The film, produced by Homeless Bob Production, is one of…
21-06-2017

PRODUCTION: The End of the Chain Premieres at Karlovy Vary

TALLINN: The End of the Chain by director Priit Pääsuke will have its world premiere at the 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the East of the West Competition.…
14-06-2017

PRODUCTION: Estonian The Little Comrade Completes Production

TALLINN: Moonika Siimets finished shooting her debut feature The Little Comrade on 1 June 2017. The film is produced by Riina Sildos, the head of the production company Amrion. The…
13-06-2017

PRODUCTION: Veiko Õunpuu Starts Shooting The Last Ones in August

TALLINN: Acclaimed Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu will start shooting his new film The Last Ones in August 2017 in Lapland. The film is produced by Homeless Bob Production and Bufo…
09-06-2017

FNE/IDF DocBloc: Rodeo

Kiur Aarma is producing and co-directing Rodeo, an Estonian/Finnish documentary about the first free elections in Estonia.
09-06-2017

Pretenders Sells Remake Rights to France

TALLINN: Pretenders has become the first Estonian film to sell remake rights, with a sale to one of the top French independent distribution and production companies, BAC films. The Estonian/Lithuanian/Latvian…
08-06-2017

Estonia Embraces New Media Initiatives with Launch of Storytek Media Incubator

TALLINN: Black Nights Film Festival and its industry platform Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event are backing the launch of Storytek, a new content and media tech incubator that held a pilot…
25-05-2017

FNE at Cannes 2017: Estonian Cinema in Cannes

Cannes is here! Come and meet us in the Estonian Pavillion. As always, we are located in International Village Riviera, pavillion no 137.
20-05-2017

Estonia Announces First National Film and Television Awards Winners

TALLINN: The Days that Confused by Triin Ruumet was awarded best feature film at the first edition of Estonia’s National Film and Television Awards on 12 March 2017. The Land…
13-03-2017

GRANTS: Estonia Announces Feature Films Production Grants

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute distributed 939,000 EUR as feature films productions grants to six projects.
08-03-2017