The Estonian Film Institute initiated the cash rebate project Film Estonia in 2016, offering foreign film productions a cash rebate of up to 30%. Experts deemed the first pilot year to have shown twice the expected result.
Film-related research work and digitalizing
Film-related research work and digitalizing support shall be allocated for:
a) research and scientific work on cinematography and Estonian film history;
b) preparing and publishing a film-related research article, printed material, educational material, a database or another publication;
c) digitalization and restoration of professionally produced films that are relevant to the Estonian film and cultural history, except films produced by Tallinnfilm and its predecessors.
Film-related research work and digitalizing support can be applied for by legal entities . The applicant has to be entered in the Estonian Business Register before the payment is made
Estonia’s nomination for the 90th Americal Film Academy’s (AMPAS) Oscar award for the best foreign-language film is Rainer Sarnet’s “November”, an adaptation of a novel “Rehepapp” by Andrus Kivirähk.