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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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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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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