Coronavirus unsurprisingly causes 2020 cinema attendance in Estonia to fall dramatically, but Estonian films still prove popular amongst local audiences.
Distribution support shall be allocated:
a) to support the distribution in Estonian cinemas of long domestic or long minority co-production feature, animation and documentary films;
b) to support the distribution in Estonian cinemas of collection of domestic short films and short animation films;
c) to support film distribution companies that intermediate programmes of European art-house films and of youth and children's films, provided that the programme consists of at least 4 (four) films;
d) to produce Estonian subtitles for the hard-of-hearing and audio-descriptions for the visually impaired.
A legal entity whose principal activity is the production and/or distribution of films has the right to apply for distribution support. The applicant has to be entered in the Estonian Business Register before the payment is made.