17.08.2018

Estonia Sends a Drama About Fatherhood to Join the Oscar Race

 The Estonian submission to the U.S. Film Academy Foreign Language Oscar is Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo’s drama Take It or Leave It.

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16.08.2018

A Record Number of Estonian Animation Film Will Screen in Hiroshima in Honor of Estonia 100

From August 23-27, the Hiroshima International Animation Film Festival program will show a record number of Estonian animation films in honor of the Estonia 100 program, making this the largest Estonian animation focus in the world.

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06.07.2018

EFI Supports a Crime Drama and a Children’s Through Short Series Development Measure

The Estonian Film Institute’s (EFI) freshest initiative - support for developing screenplays for TV mini-series - gave its first round of support to the suspenseful crime drama “The Deep” and the children’s series “The Secret Society of Souptown And Cucumber Mafia”

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05.06.2018

RIGA IFF call for entries: Children's Film Project Pitching Forum

The next edition of the Riga International Film festival's Forum, an annual pitching forum and co-production platform for children's film creators, will be taking place from October 18-19, 2018.

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04.06.2018

The call for applications for the ACE Nordic Training Days is now open

Deadline: 2nd of July 2018

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24.05.2018

Krakow Film Festival Celebrates Estonian Centennial with Large-Scale Estonian Focus

The Krakow Film Festival has chosen Estonia as its country of focus in honor of the Republics 100thanniversary. The program begins on May 27thand includes six documentary films and an animation program of student films from the Estonian Academy of Arts curated by Priit and Olga Pärn. The focus also includes a conference on the production opportunities and film landscape in Estonia. The festival ends on June 3rd.

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23.04.2018

Baltic Film History Conference to Take Place in Wiesbaden

The goEast film festival will take place in Wiesbaden, Germany from 18-24. This edition of the festival also includes a large-scale Baltic Film History Conference. The event will bring many film classics to the screen as well as present in-depth discussions about the film history and identity of the Baltic States.

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23.04.2018

Baltic Focus at the Stuttgart Animation Film Festival

The 25thStuttgart International Festival of Animation Films will take place at the end of April and screen a program of animation films dedicated to the centennial of the three Baltic States.

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09.04.2018

Lauri Lagle's debut feature coming soon

Karina and Martin are in a relationship where everyday life flows in an effortlessly accustomed way and no small misbehaviors can shake it’s rush. Life is good. Perhaps it’s this perfection and frequent patterns that make them finally pose a question - is everything to be expected in life?

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02.04.2018

EFTA 2018: Winners of Estonian film and television awards 2018

Estonian Film and Television Awards (EFTA’s) 2018 gala on Saturday, 24th of March at Nordea concert hall saw winners in 29 categories, 15 for the film and 14 for the television industry. It was for the first time any live event was broadcast on three different TV channels simultaneously with Nordea concert hall housing over 1300 industry members.

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26.03.2018

Estonian Documentaries to Screen at Prestigious HotDocs Festival in Toronto

Kiur Aarma and Raimo Jõerand’s documentary film “Rodeo” will premiere internationally in the Hot Docs special program “The Changing Face of Europe”. Another special program at the festival, “Special Presentations”, will screen the Spanish-Estonian documentary Construction Albert. The films will screen in Toronto at the end of April.

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22.03.2018

The Little Comrade in cinemas from 23.03.2018

One day, six-year-old Leelo’s school teacher mother is taken away by soldiers and the little girl has to find answers to a lot of questions on her own:

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15.03.2018

A film about the first Estonian circumnavigating sailor Ahto Valter is released

From March 14 A Jaanis Valk documentary "Ahto. Chasing a Dream" is released in cinemas all over Estonia. 

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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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