FNE at 27th Black Nights Film Festivals: Full List of Winners

TALLINN: The Italian production Misericordia directed by Emma Dante was awarded the Grand Prix for Best Film in the main competition of the 27th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF),…
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FNE at 27th Black Nights Film Festival: Winners of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2023

TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event wrapped on 17 November 2023 with eight awards for projects in various stages of scriptwriting, development or postproduction, and an additional two awards recognising promising…
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PRODUCTION: Meel Paliale in Production with Estonian Feature Film Long Papers

TALLINN: The filming for Estonian feature Long Papers will wrap on 31 December 2023. This is the sophomore feature of the new generation filmmakers Meel Paliale (director and scriptwriter) and…

FNE at Tallinn 2023: Winners of TV Beats Co-Financing Market announced!

TALLINN: Today, on the second day of the TV Beats Forum, the winners of the TV Beats Co-Financing Market, organised for the 3rd year, were announced.

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2023: At Your Service

COTTBUS: The Estonian project At Your Service wound up the pitching session at the 25th edition of connecting cottbus, which took place 8 – 10 November 2023. The film will…

PRODUCTION: Estonian Director Martti Helde in Postproduction with Documentary Vertical Money

TALLINN: Estonian director/writer Martti Helde is currently in postproduction with his long documentary Vertical Money / Vara küps, a nature catastrophe film shot in more than 60 different places in…

PRODUCTION: Miia Tervo in Postproduction with Finnish/Estonian The Missile

TALLINN: Finnish director/writer Miia Tervo is currently in postproduction with his feature film The Missile / Ohjus, which will be completed by the end of 2023. The film was supported…

FESTIVALS: Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2023 Announces Works in Progress Selection

TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2023 has announced the projects selected for Baltic Event Works in Progress and International Works in Progress showcases.

Kung Fu Comedy The Invisible Fight by Rainer Sarnet Sold to North America

TALLINN: Rainer Sarnet’s feature film The Invisible Fight / Nähtamatu võitlus, which is a coproduction between Estonia, Latvia, Finland and Greece, has been sold to North America after a successful…

PRODUCTION: Estonian Director Jaak Kilmi in Postproduction with The Shadow

TALLINN: Estonian director Jaak Kilmi is currently in postproduction with his new feature film The Shadow / Vari.

PRODUCTION: Klaus Härö Shoots Estonian Minority Coproduction Never Alone

TALLINN: Acclaimed Finnish director/screenwriter Klaus Härö is currently shooting his feature film Never Alone / Ei koskaan yksin – Nie Allein, which is a Finnish/Swedish/Estonian/Austrian/German coproduction. The filming is taking…

FESTIVALS: PÖFF 2023 Announces Full Lineup

TALLINN: Four majority and minority coproductions from Romania, Montenegro, Georgia, Serbia, Czech Republic, Croatia, North-Macedonia, Slovenia and Slovakia are among the 20 titles selected for the Official Competition of the…

FESTIVALS: The 27th PÖFF Focuses on Serbia and SEE Countries

TALLINN: Thirteen new films from Serbia and South-East Europe will screen at the 27th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s (PÖFF). Also, a focus on the Yugoslavian Black…

Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2023 Announces Selected Projects

TALLINN: The 15 projects selected for the Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2023 include many debuts as well as sophomore features and promising stories from award-winning directors.

PRODUCTION: Estonian Twin Directors Raul and Romet Esko Shoot Two of Me

TALLINN: Estonian twin directors/screenwriters Raul and Romet Esko wrapped shooting on their first feature film Two of Me / Mind on kaks on 5 September 2023 in Estonia. The film…

Smoke Sauna Sisterhood Nominated for 2024 LUX European Audience Film Award

TALLINN: Anna Hints' documentary Smoke Sauna Sisterhood is among the five finalists for the 2024 LUX European Audience Film Award, presented by the European Parliament and the European Film Academy,…

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Estonia Selects Smoke Sauna Sisterhood as Oscar Candidate

TALLINN: The documentary Smoke Sauna Sisterhood by Anna Hints has been selected as Estonia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International…

FESTIVALS: Tartu Love Film Festival Tartuff 2023 Kicks Off in Estonia

TARTU: Films about love are screened free of charge in the Tartu Town Hall Square and indoors at the 18th edition of the Tartu Love Film Festival Tartuff, organised by…

PRODUCTION: Estonian Directors Rain Tolk and Andres Maimik Shoot Aurora

TALLINN: Estonian directors Rain Tolk and Andres Maimik are currently in production with the feature film Aurora. The film is made using the character-based improvisation method, which has not yet…

Finnish TV Series The Revenge Shoots in Estonia

TALLINN: Finnish TV Series The Revenge / Kosto directed by Matti Kinnunen is currently shooting in Estonia, serviced by Stellar Film and using the local cash rebates provided by FilmEstonia.