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Estonia

  • Estonia: 2017 Animation Data

    Information on 2017 Estonian animation, provided by Creative Europe Media Desk Estonia.

    Official name of country:

    Estonia

    Population:

    1.3 million

    Gross domestic product (GDP):

    15.9 million € (2016)

            FILM SUPPORTING INSTITUTIONS

    Official name:

    Estonian Film Institute

    Address:

    Uus 3, Tallinn, 10111

    Webpage:

    www.filmi.ee

    Chief executive:

    Edith Sepp

    Public funding available in €:

    9,217,453 € (EFI support)

    Percentage of public funding dedicated to animation:

    N/A

    Average production budget in €:

     

    - For short animated film:

    200,000 €

    - For feature animated film:

    3.2 million €

    - For episode of animated TV series:

    N/A

    Tax incentives:

    Yes

    Tax incentives percentage:

    N/A

    Regional funds for animation:

    No

    Available scholarships for animated film professionals:

    Yes

    NATIONAL TV BROADCASTER

    Official name:

    ERR

    Address:

    Gonsiori 27, Tallinn

    Webpage:

    www.err.ee

    Commissioning editor responsible for animation:

    Marje Jurtshenko

    Funding dedicated to acquisition of animated content from CEE countries in the last 5 years:

    No special budget for that

    Funding dedicated to production of local animated content in the last 5 years:

    No special budget for that

    Number of minutes produced in the last 5 years:

    ERR is not producing animation

    DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION

    Admissions in cinemas in 2016:

    3,290,750

    Number of screens:

    87

    Average ticket price in €:

    5.37 million €

    Internet penetration rate:

    N/A

    PRODUCTION INFORMATION

    Number of feature animated films produced in the past 10 years:

    2012-2016: 40 feature films

    - Number of 100% national films:

    5 (2016)

    - Number of minority co-productions:

    3

    - Number of majority co-productions:

    3

    Number of short animated films produced in past 5 years:

    20 (2015-2017)

    - Number of 100% national films:

    N/A

    - Number of minority co-productions:

    N/A

    - Number of majority co-productions:

    N/A

    Number of TV series episodes produced in past 5 years:

    N/A

    EDUCATION

    Number of animation schools:

    1

    Number of animation companies:

    12

    Association of animated film:

     

    - Official name:

    Estonian Animation Union

    - Webpage:

    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    - Chief executive:

    Rao Heidmets

    ANIMATION FILM FESTIVALS

    Number of animation film festivals:

    PÖFF shorts

    Festival webpages:

    www.poff.ee

    TRADITION OF ANIMATION AND HISTORY

    Short presentation of the history of animation in maximum 500 characters (for example main awards and authors, important milestones, trends, etc.):

    N/A

     

    Data provided by: Creative Europe MEDIA DESK Estonia

     

     

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