FNE at Baltic Event Tallinn 2019: FNE Teams Up with Baltic Event to Promote Innovation

TALLINN: FNE teamed up with the Baltic Event in Tallinn this year to promote innovation and let film professionals what tools are on offer on the Film New Europe web…
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FNE at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019: Full List of Winners

TALLINN: The Grand Prix of the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival went to the Japanese feature film Kontora directed by Anshul Chauhan, while Motherland directed by Tomas Vengris won…
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Tallinn to Build Film Studios

TALLINN: The City of Tallinn is partnering with Tallinn Film Wonderland to construct a film industry centre, which will include three film studios and auxiliary spaces on Paljassaare peninsula in…

FESTIVALS: PÖFF Shorts Announces 2019 Winners

TALLINN: The Black Nights Film Festival / PÖFF announced the winner of its shorts competition and selected the Georgian film 12 K Marx Street by Irine Jordania to compete in…

Estonia Breaks Attendance Records Again in 2019

TALLINN: Estonia’s 2019 domestic film admissions have already surpassed the 2018 record, with over 802,000 admissions and another seven weeks still to come. There are two animated features and one…

FESTIVALS: Black Nights Announces 2019 Works in Progress

TALLINN: The Black Nights Works in Progress will present 18 films, which are looking for sales agents or festivals for international premieres at the Industry@Tallinn programme on 26 and 27…

FNE at Black Nights FF 2019: The Coldest Game

GDYNIA: Łukasz Kośmicki’s English-language spy thriller The Coldest Game, which won two prizes at the 44th Gdynia Film Festival, will screen in the main competition of the Black Nights Film…

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights Announces Main Competition

TALLINN: The Black Nights Film Festival, which runs 15 November – 1 December, will screen 21 films in its Official Selection.

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights FF Announces First Feature Competition Full Lineup

TALLINN: Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) adds 10 films to the already announced eight that will be competing in the First Feature Competition programme. The festival will be held…

PRODUCTION: Nordic War Drama Shoots in Estonia

TALLINN: Henrik Ruben Genz’s war drama Erna at War / Erna läheb sõtta, a coproduction between Denmark, Belgium and Estonia starring Trine Dyrholm, is currently shooting in Estonia. It’s the…

Black Nights FF Launches KinoFF in Eastern Estonia

TALLINN: Black Nights Film Festival is launching a new side-festival in Estonia, Kino FF, focusing on Russian cinema. The first edition will be held in two cities in the prominently…

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: For the First Time Estonia Has Two Films Competing for Oscars

TALLINN: A committee led by the Estonian Film Institute has selected Truth and Justice by Tanel Toom as Estonia’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’…

FESTIVALS: The 14th Tartu Love Film Festival Starts Today

TARTU: The 14th edition of Tartu Love Film Festival tARTuFF will screen 11 feature films and four documentaries from 12 to 17 August 2019. The biggest open-air film festival in…

PRODUCTION: Priit Pääsuke Shoots New Estonian Youth Comedy

TALLINN: Priit Pääsuke, the director of The End of the Chain, is working on his second feature, Kids of the Night. The shooting started at the end of July and…

PRODUCTION: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet to Be Shot in Estonia in July

TALLINN: Christopher Nolan’s new project Tenet is to be shot in Estonia in July 2019 with Allfilm servicing. The film will benefit of the 30% Estonian incentives.

CEE Animation Workshop Opens Call for Submissions

TALLINN: Applications for the CEE Animation Workshop, a year-long project development and production skills advancement programme for professionals, can be send until 30 August 2019. The workshop welcomes established producers…

GRANTS: Estonia Gives Grants to Ten Films

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute has given 1.76 m EUR to ten feature films since the beginning of 2019.

Estonia Allows One-Time Increase in Film Incentives Funding

TALLINN: The Estonian government has approved a one-time rise in the amount of funding available through the country’s film incentives.

PRODUCTION: Peeter Simm Shoots On the Water

ESTONIA: The renowned Estonian director Peeter Simm is currently shooting the coming of age drama On the Water / Vee peal. The shooting period started in February and will continue…

Cristopher Nolan to Shoot Tenet in Estonia

TALLINN: Christopher Nolan’s spy thriller Tenet, produced by Warner Bros., will start shooting in Tallinn in June. The cast includes David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki and Michael Caine.