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


“A Winner is Seen at the Start” wins the 2021 edition of When East Meets West

The Kazakh project “A Winner is seen at the Start” is the winner of the 5.000 EUR Film Center Serbia Award at the 11th edition of When East Meets West. The debut film of the writer-director Zhannat Alshanova is produced by  Yevgeniya Moreva for Almaty-based Steppe by Steppe. The story follows 19-year-old Mila, who joins an experimental swimming school, but after the death of a teammate, a series of revelations come to light. The film also received the Pop Up Film Residency Award, and Alshanova was also crowned with the European Women’s Audiovisual Network Award for the Best Woman Director, which was given out for the fifth year in a row at WEMW.