European Audiovisual Observatory Announces June Conference under Estonian Presidency

TALLINN: The European Audiovisual Observatory will hold a hybrid conference in Tallin on 7 June 2022 under the Estonian Presidency. The event will bring together industry representatives from major creative…
11-05-2022

Film Estonia Receives 3.4 m EUR Boost for Cash Rebate

TALLINN: Film Estonia will receive an additional 3.4 m EUR in 2022, which will bring its support this year to 5.4 m EUR.
03-05-2022

GRANTS: Estonia Announces Animation Grants

TALLINN: Estonian Film Institute distributed 521,500 EUR among five animated films in production and four animated projects in development. The decision was made public on 26 April 2022.
27-04-2022

BOX OFFICE: Estonian Majority Coproduction Melchior the Apothecary Leads at Local Box Office

TALLINN: The historical crime thriller Melchior the Apothecary by Elmo Nüganen, a coproduction between Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Germany, tops the Estonian box office with 57,456 admissions. It is the…
27-04-2022

Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2022 Launches Earlier Call for Submissions

TALLINN: Baltic Event Co-Production Market, the largest international coproduction market in Northern Europe, has launched its call for applications earlier than usual. The deadline is 30 June 2022.
26-04-2022

Estonia in Talks to Increase Funding for Cash Rebate

TALLINN: Estonian Film Industry Cluster has appealed to the Estonian Government to increase the funds given to the Film Estonia cash rebate programme, as the interest in shooting in Estonia…
11-04-2022

GRANTS: Estonia Announces Documentary Production Grants

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute has distributed 497,000 EUR worth of documentary grants, of which 430,000 EUR was given for the production of six films.
11-04-2022

Estonian Cultural Sector Asks for Recovery Package

TALLINN: Estonian film professionals as well as theatre, music, museum and art professionals are asking the authorities to include a 20 m EUR recovery package in the supplementary budget for…
07-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Danish/Norwegian/Estonian Birthday Girl Starts Shooting in Tallinn

TALLINN: The Danish/Norwegian/Estonian coproduction Birthday Girl, directed by Danish Michael Noer and starring Trine Dyrholm, is currently shooting in Tallinn. The film, which will be shot entirely in Estonia, is…
29-03-2022

FNE Market Analysis 2021: ESTONIA

TALLINN: The COVID-19 pandemic continued to shape the local film landscape in 2021. Both the ticket revenue and attendance hit a new low for the past 10 years, partly due…
25-03-2022

British/Estonian Debut Feature Firebird Gets North American Distribution

TALLINN: Roadside Attraction has acquired the North American distribution rights to Peeter Rebane’s debut feature Firebird and plans its exclusive theatrical release on 29 April 2022.
18-03-2022

GRANTS: Estonian Film Institute Distributes Over 1.5 m EUR in 2022 First Round of Project Support

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute (EFI) has distributed over 1.5 million EUR in the first financing rounds of 2022. Two feature films, Lioness by Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo and Dog by Rasmus…
21-02-2022

GRANTS: Estonian Cultural Endowment Supports 32 Film Projects

TALLINN: The Estonian Cultural Endowment Fund had 659,160 EUR to distribute in the last round of financing for 2021, out of which 454 216 Euro went to support different film…
21-02-2022

Estonian Minority Coproduction Compartment No 6 Gets Golden Globe Nomination

TALLINN: The Finish/German/Estonian/Russian coproduction Compartment No 6 by Juho Kuosmanen has been nominated for a Golden Globe in the Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language category.
14-12-2021

FNE at Tallinn 2021: Dear Thomas Takes Grand Prix at Tallinn Black Nights

TALLINN: The German film Dear Thomas directed by Andreas Kleinert won the Grand Prix at the 25th anniversary edition of the Tallinn Black Nights FF, which concluded on 26 November…
29-11-2021

FNE at Tallinn 2021: Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event Award Winners

TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event announced the prizes at awards ceremony held at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds on 26 November. The presenter of the awards was Marge Liiske head…
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FNE Photo Gallery: Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event Awards Ceremony 2021

FNE was a sponsor of the Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event 2021 awards ceremony held at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds in Tallinn on 25 November.
29-11-2021

Tallifornia Launches First Private Film Fund in Estonia

TALLINN: The Estonia-based film development and production company Tallifornia has launched Tallifornia Film Fund, the first private film investment fund in Estonia, with an initial budget of 500,000 EUR in…
25-11-2021

Lithuanian Troll Farm Wins TV Beats Forum

TALLINN: The Lithuanian project Troll Farm is the winner of the first edition of the co-financing market TV Beats Forum at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, taking place 19 – 26…
24-11-2021

FESTIVALS: POFF Shorts 2021 Announces Winners

TALLINN: POFF Shorts, which operates under the umbrella of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, running 12 – 28 November 2021, awarded the best live action short prize to the…
23-11-2021