18.12.2020

The development award for co-productions between Italy and the Baltic States

The development award for co-productions between Italy and the Baltic States was created in November 2018 on the basis of an agreement entered into between Italy and the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).

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25.11.2020

Documentary Workshop „Ice and Fire Docs“

„Ice and Fire Docs“ is a creative documentary workshop for Estonian and Finnish filmmakers with international ambitions. Throughout the workshop the participants will work with different aspects of developing, producing, financing and distributing a feature length documentary film. Estonian and Finnish filmmakers are welcome to apply with a film project that is in development or in the early stage of production.

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18.09.2020

The Governance of Eurimages Evolves

Strasbourg, 10.09.2020 -On 9 September, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe approved the reform of Eurimages, proposed in light of the conclusions of the Fund’s most recent external evaluation.

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15.09.2020

The New York Baltic Film Festival Returns as a Virtual Event

The third annual New York Baltic Film Festival (NYBFF) will take place in three sessions: October 15-18, October 29-November 1, and November 12-15.

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22.07.2020

Marta Pulk’s A Year Full of Drama at New Zealand International Film Festival

Inspired and curated by the Sydney Film Festival, a selection of this year’s EUROPE! VOICES OF WOMEN IN FILM programme will be presented as part of the New Zealand International Film Festival At Home - Online in the "Widescreen" and "Spotlight" sidebars from 24 July to 2 August.

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05.05.2020

EFP announces the first digital edition of PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE 2020

EFP's networking programme PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE will take place as originally planned from 11 to 15 May, 2020, and independently of the Cannes Film Festival which has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. 20 selected up-and-coming European producers will meet online this year and present their projects in speed meetings and roundtable sessions. A case study as well as talks with experts will round out the digital programme running over five days.

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16.04.2020

Two Estonian documentaries set to screen at the Hot Docs film festival

Tuesday, April 14, the program of the prestigious documentary film festival Hot Docs, which takes place in Toronto, was announced and two Estonian films are included in the lineup. "A Loss of Something Ever Felt“ by Carlos E. Lesmes Lopez and "Immortal“ by Ksenija Okhapkina from the program titled The Changing Face of Europe were chosen for the festival's World Showcase section.

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15.04.2020

The changing face of Europe at Hot Docs 2020

The changing face of Europe 2020 features 10 outstanding European documentaries in the doc shop - Hot Docs streaming platform for accreditated industry

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09.04.2020

Short film contest: A 1-minute film for the digital year

The Estonian Film Institute and the Year of Digital Culture 2020 are announcing an open call for creating 1-minute short films.

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06.02.2020

The Estonian Film Institute (EFI) supports Estonian feature films with 1.8 million euros and minority co-productions with 320,000 euros.

EFI supported production of domestic feature films with 1.8 million euros in the first round of 2020 production support funding, going to three features.

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23.01.2020

The popularity of Estonian film continued to rise in 2019

The popularity of Estonian film continued to rise in 2019 compared to the healthy climb a year earlier and sales reached 847,960 tickets with box office returns of 4,858,181 euros.

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09.01.2020

EFP EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2020

EFP (European Film Promotion) proudly presents the ten best up-and-coming actresses and actors from Europe during the Berlin International Film Festival 2020.

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03.12.2019

The development award for co-productions between Italy and the Baltic States

The development award for co-productions between Italy and the Baltic States was created in November 2018 on the basis of an agreement entered into between Italy and the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).

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27.11.2019

The largest film industry centre in the region will be built in Paljassaare by 2022

The most modern film industry centre in the region, which will be built as a cooperative project of the City of Tallinn and Tallinn Film Wonderland, was introduced yesterday in Tallinn.

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22.08.2019

For the first time two films from Estonia are competing for Oscars

A special committee led by Estonian Film Institute (EFI) has voted for submitting a national epic Truth and Justice, adapted and directed by Tanel Toom, as the candidate for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. In addition, for the first time, Estonia is also represented by a documentary feature due to the automatic submission right given by the Karlovy Vary festival win for Ksenia Okhapkina’s Immortal.

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Documentary Workshop „Ice and Fire Docs“

„Ice and Fire Docs“ is a creative documentary workshop for Estonian and Finnish filmmakers with international ambitions. Throughout the workshop the participants will work with different aspects of developing, producing, financing and distributing a feature length documentary film. Estonian and Finnish filmmakers are welcome to apply with a film project that is in development or in the early stage of production.


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