Development support

Development support shall be allocated for the development of a full-length feature film, animation film, documentary film or TV mini-series. Upon further financing of the film project, the amount of development support shall be included in the amount of production support. The recipient of development support shall spend at least 50% of the EFI support allocated for his or her film project on economic activity in Estonia.
Development support can be applied for by a legal entity whose principal activity is the production of films and to whom the property rights of the authors of the audio-visual work are transferred or licensed. The applicant has to be entered in the Estonian Business Register before the payment is made.

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New York Baltic Film Festival debuts at Scandinavia House

New York, NY—The inaugural 2018 New York Baltic Film Festival comes to NYC with screenings of 18 films over a four-day period at Scandinavia House on Park Avenue from October 18 through October 21, 2018. The festival will feature 8 U.S. premiere screenings and 9 NYC premieres, and will include notable classic films that have rarely been seen outside of Europe as well as the latest features, documentaries, and animation films from some of the best established and upcoming filmmakers from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
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