19.02.2018

Mart Taniel Received the ASC Spotlight Award for “November”

Mart Taniel received the American Society of Cinematographers’ Spotlight Award for his work as the cinematographer of “November”. This is one of the highest honors given out by the other members of a professional guild.

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19.02.2018

Baltic Film Centres and Locarno IFF Strike Deal on Participation in “Match Me!”

The film centres of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have signed an agreement with Locarno International Film Festival that will see six Baltic producers participate in the festival’s international “Match Me!” programme.

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13.02.2018

Estonian Focus at MONSTRA Animation Festival

The 18th Lisbon animation festival MONSTRA announced that its focus will be on Estonia this year. The festival will take place on March 8-18 and the program will feature a wide array of Estonian animation films as part of the Estonia 100 anniversary program. The films will give a diverse overview of the past, present and future of Estonian animation films.

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24.01.2018

Baltic States to Jointly Present Themselves in 12 European Film Festivals This Year

The Baltic film institutions renewed the Mutual Cooperation Agreement at Trieste Film Festival.

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11.01.2018

Mart Taniel Nominated for American Society of Cinematographers’ Spotlight Award for “November”

Mart Taniel’s cinematographic work on “November” earned him a spot as one of three nominees for the ASC (American Society of Cinematographers) Spotlight Award.

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30.11.2017

New issue of Estonian Film available now

ESTONIAN FILM is a magazine of news, reviews, articles, interviews and everything else regarding Estonian films.

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21.11.2017

Estonian Film Days Launched in Berlin

From November 16-19, the first Estonian Film Days “Estnisches Filmfest 2017” will take place at the Sputnik Cinema in Berlin.

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20.09.2017

Estonia’s Cash Rebate Pilot Project Exceeds Expectations

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.

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07.09.2017

Rainer Sarnet’s “November” is selected by Estonia to run for the foreign-language film Oscar

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.

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07.08.2017

Locarno First Look Award 2017 goes to Estonia's Portugal by Lauri Lagle

The seventh edition of First Look – the Locarno Festival initiative aiming to showcase films in post-production - handed out the awards. Estonia received two prizes.

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01.08.2017

Baltic View Awards New Baltic Talent in Locarno

Baltic View, an established Baltic online cinema space dedicated to promoting Baltic films, will introduce its own award in the framework of First Look in Locarno. 

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01.08.2017

Locarno Festival’s First Look initiative turns the spotlight on Baltic Cinema.

For its seventh edition, the Locarno Festival’s First Look initiative (4 – 6 August) turns the spotlight on Baltic Cinema. Thanks to a partnership with the Estonian Film Institute, Latvian Film Centre and Lithuanian Film Centre, this year's First Look will present 6 films in post-production chosen by the Locarno Festival.

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18.07.2017

The Estonian Film Museum collecting information and photographs on film memorabilia

Just in time for the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, the Estonian Film Museum will be opening its doors at Maarjamäe in October 2017. The Film Museum’s first permanent exhibition “Take ONE” will thoroughly dissect the process of filmmaking, and share the secrets of filmmaking and filmmakers.

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03.07.2017

Eurimages Supports Estonian Films with 400,000 Euros

Eurimages supported two Estonian films at their June 2017 meeting in Bratislava. Director Veiko Õunpuu’s “The Last Ones” received 240,000 euros support and the Russian-Estonian-French co-production “The Man Who Surprised Everyone” received 160,000 euros.

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12.05.2017

New issue of Estonian Film App available now

ESTONIAN FILM is a magazine of news, reviews, articles, interviews and everything else regarding Estonian films.

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