FESTIVALS: Finnish/Estonian Driving Mum Wins 2022 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

TALLINN: The 26th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) wrapped on 27 November 2022 with the Finnish/Estonian coproduction Driving Mum by Hilmar Oddsson winning the Grand Prix…
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Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2022 Announces Winners

TALLINN: Eight awards were handed out to film projects in different stages of scriptwriting, development or postproduction at the 21st Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2022, which took place within the …
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FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Vladimir Funtikov - Cofounder of Estonian CM Games

TALLINN: FNE spoke with Vladimir Funtikov, co-founder of Estonian CM Games, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Estonian game development industry.
24-11-2022

FESTIVALS: POFF Announces DDA SPOTLIGHT AWARD Recipients and TV Beats Co-Financing Market Winners

TALLINN: The 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF), which is running till 27 November 2022, has announced that Sarah Polley and Ali Abbasi will receive the DDA SPOTLIGHT AWARD.…
24-11-2022

FESTIVALS: PÖFF Shorts 2022 Announces Winners

TALLINN: The winners of the international short film and animation festival PÖFF Shorts (15 – 23 November 2022) were announced on 19 November 2022.
21-11-2022

FNE Podcast: Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2022: Triin Tramberg: Managing Director at Discovery Campus

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Triin Tramberg, Managing Director of Discovery Campus, First Feature Competition programmer and Works in Progress & Script Pool project competition manager,…
17-11-2022

Cinema Attendance in Estonia Lowest in 16 Years

TALLINN: Admissions in Estonia fell to 1.39 m in 2021, which is the most modest result in the last 16 years.
09-11-2022

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2022 Announces Works in Progress Selection

TALLINN: A total of 20 projects in production or postproduction and looking for sales agents or festivals will be presented at three Works In Progress showcases during the Industry@Tallinn &;…
02-11-2022

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights FF 2022 Announces Baltic Competition Selection

TALLINN: The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) announced the 15 films selected for the Baltic Competition. The festival will be held 11 – 27 November 2022.
26-10-2022

Edith Sepp Re-elected as Head of Estonian Film Institute

TALLINN: Edith Sepp will start her third term as head of the Estonian Film Institute (EFI) in 2023, the board of EFI has announced.
21-10-2022

FESTIVALS: PÖFF 2022 Announces Full Feature Film Competition Lineup

TALLINN: The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) announced another 16 titles from the main competition on 20 October 2022 and now the lineup is full. Most of the titles…
21-10-2022

Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2022 Announces Selected Projects

TALLINN: Thirteen projects by mostly award-winning filmmakers were selected for the Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2022, set to take place 23 - 24 November 2022 within the Tallinn Black Nights…
20-10-2022

Tenth Baltic Pitching Forum Announces Winners

VILNIUS: The anniversary 10th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum showcased 12 projects from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and this year’s guest country Norway, from 5 to 8 October 2022.
10-10-2022

Horror Film Azrael Starts Shooting in Estonia

TALLINN: The action horror film Azrael directed by Evan Katz and starring Samara Weaving is starting principal photography in Estonia on 10 October 2022.
10-10-2022

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Estonia Selects Kalev as Oscar Candidate

TALLINN: Kalev, a biopic about the legendary Estonian basketball team of the nineties and the directorial debut of the renowned music video maker Ove Musting, has been selected as Estonia’s…
29-09-2022

FNE at Estonian Film and Television Awards 2022: Prize Winners

TALLINN: The hostage drama Deserted by Kadri Kõusaar received the top prize for best film at the 6th annual Estonian Film and Television Awards (EFTA). The best documentary award went…
23-09-2022

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights FF 2022 Announces First Films in Main Competition

TALLINN: The first seven films in the main competition - Official Selection of the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) have been announced. The festival will be held 11…
15-09-2022

Cultural Organisations in Estonia Call for Increase in Salaries and Operating Grants

TALLINN: More than 30 of Estonia's cultural institutions, including the Estonian Film Institute, the Estonian Film Industry Cluster, the Estonian Cinema Association, Forum Cinemas, Artis Cinemas and the Tallinn Black…
13-09-2022

Estonian Sports Biopic Kalev Ready to Score Big in Domestic Cinemas

TALLINN: Kalev, a biopic about the legendary Estonian basketball team of the nineties, will be released domestically by Hea film on 22 September 2022, after a difficult production due to…
07-09-2022

Global Screen Picks-up Melchior the Apothecary Trilogy

TALLINN: The Estonian/German/Latvian/Lithuanian trilogy Melchior the Apothecary by Elmo Nüganen has been acquired by Global Screen. The final instalment of the series, Melchior the Apothecary: The Executioner's Daughter will be…
31-08-2022