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


European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024 Arts of Survival Documentaries announces eight filmmakers to capture life in Southern Estonia

Arts of Survival Documentaries has selected eight filmmakers to capture Southern Estonia on the topic of “Arts of Survival”, the artistic concept of European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024. The filmmakers are Viesturs Kairišs (Latvia), Andrey Paounov (Bulgaria), Carl Olsson (Sweden), Ülo Pikkov (Estonia), Jaan Tootsen (Estonia), Eva Kübara (Estonia), Maria Aua (Estonia) and Andris Gauja (Latvia). The collection of films will be released to the audiences in the spring of 2024.

Elmo Nüganen received a Lifetime Achievement Award

Porto International Film Festival Fantasporto acknowledged Elmo Nüganen’s work and awarded the director with a Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to Nüganen, the Lifetime Achievement Award was also given to Krzysztof Zanussi, Ferdinand Lapuz ja Anthony Waller.