Sander Joon presens online his animation short Sounds Good, where a boom operator is trying to record the sound of mushrooms.
Two talented independent animators from Croatia/ Estonia, Lucija Mrzljak and Morten Tšinakov, talk to our Zippy Frames contributor Kropka during Annecy Festival.
The new Estonian/Latvian family film will be in In the run-up to the 42nd edition of Generation programme.
The Estonian (former Animated Dreams Festivals) PÖFF Shorts announced its selection results for the 2018 edition.
Estonian animator and scholar Ülo Pikkov successfully defended his PhD thesis on Eastern European Animation.
The French film Stockholm and Swiss/Israeli film Travelogue were also standouts of the second student competition programme of Annecy Festival 2018.
A film easy to like and harder to cherish. Review for the stop-motion Estonian feature film, Captain Morten and the Spider Queen.
A lot of anticipation surrounds the upcoming stop-motion Estonian feature film, Captain Morten and the Spider Queen. Watch the trailer.
Information on 2017 Estonian animation, provided by Creative Europe Media Desk Estonia.
Official name of country:
Gross domestic product (GDP):
15.9 million € (2016)
FILM SUPPORTING INSTITUTIONS
Uus 3, Tallinn, 10111
Public funding available in €:
9,217,453 € (EFI support)
Percentage of public funding dedicated to animation:
Average production budget in €:
- For short animated film:
- For feature animated film:
3.2 million €
- For episode of animated TV series:
Tax incentives percentage:
Regional funds for animation:
Available scholarships for animated film professionals:
NATIONAL TV BROADCASTER
Commissioning editor responsible for animation:
Funding dedicated to acquisition of animated content from CEE countries in the last 5 years:
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:
Admissions in cinemas in 2016:
Number of screens:
Average ticket price in €:
5.37 million €
Internet penetration rate:
Number of feature animated films produced in the past 10 years:
2012-2016: 40 feature films
- Number of 100% national films:
- Number of minority co-productions:
- Number of majority co-productions:
Number of short animated films produced in past 5 years:
Number of TV series episodes produced in past 5 years:
Number of animation schools:
Number of animation companies:
Association of animated film:
- Official name:
Estonian Animation Union
- Chief executive:
ANIMATION FILM FESTIVALS
Number of animation film festivals:
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.):
Data provided by: Creative Europe MEDIA DESK Estonia
All the animation winners of the 2017 Animated Dreams Competition during the PÖFF festival in Tallinn.
Giannalberto Bendazzi, Pedro Rivero, and Janno Põldma will be this year's jury in the Tallinn festival.
How can a bike race become a nightmare. The Estonian Sander Joon presents his no-nonsense Velodrool.
The Swedish-Estonian animation becomes a short film nominee for the European Film Awards at the 73th Venice Film Festival.
The Tallinn festival has a new artistic director, and prepares its November edition with a new SHUT UP Competition.
his dismissal causedHis contract will be renewed for the next three years.
which was detailed in our articleHe was silmply not re-elected, states Solveig Jahnke, Head of Communications at the Estonian Academy of Arts.
UPDATE 22/6: Students take a stand for Priit Pärn.The Head of the Animation Department was suddenly dismissed, causing an outrage from students and animation professionals.
Clay motion at its most white: the exquisite story of a girl lost by the Estonian animation director Anu-Laura Tuttelberg.
The Estonian puppet animator Ülo Pikkov has a new documentary animation short, Empty Space. Read his interview for Zippy Frames.
When Santa got a little drunk.
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