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  • The Great Painter
    The Great Painter

    2013 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Aina Järvine, Meelis Arulepp

    Grey world makes people sombre. World full of colours makes people irritated. What is a poor Painter to do if he wants to please this insatiable and daft crowd?

  • Thomas Barrandon
    Thomas Barrandon

    2013 | Students film, Music video | Director:

  • Naabriplika
    Naabriplika

    2013 | TV Serial, Kanal 2 Serial | Director: Ergo Kuld, Martin Korjus, Margus Raid

  • TLU 6 Persona Stories - Mari-Liis Jakobson
    TLU 6 Persona Stories - Mari-Liis Jakobson

    2013 | Students film, Exercises (factual/documentary) | Director: Aili Alber

    A study exercise for the course Current Affairs. The task was to develop a format suitable to introduce 6 persons either working or somehow tied to Tallinn University.

  • Transgression
    Transgression

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Oscar Henri Wollsten

    Writer/Director Oscar Wollsten's Bachelor's Thesis is a thrilling and complex story about redemption.

  • Belowed Be The One Who Sits Down
    Belowed Be The One Who Sits Down

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Vytautas Tinteris

    This short film uses minimalistic audiovisual tools to raises existential questions. The protagonist, who is played by different actors, sits in a white, seemingly endless space and sticks to his choice not to participate in this world. His stillness is his silent protest towards the life itself.

  • Ash & Money
    Ash & Money

    2013 | Documentary, Problem oriented | Director: Ene-Liis Semper, Tiit Ojasoo

    Documentary by Ene-Liis Semper and Tiit Ojasoo about the short and stormy development story of a non-existent political party "Unified Estonia" - the political theatre project lasted for 44 days.

  • The Visitor
    The Visitor

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Erik Hans Sepp

  • Better Tomorrow
    Better Tomorrow

    2013 | Students film, Documentary | Director: Liis Nimik

    Liis Nimik's film tells a story of several Estonian workers who have left to Finland for a better future.

  • Hearts in Vain
    Hearts in Vain

    2013 | Students film, Short | Director: Edina Csüllög

    Hearts in vain is a Master Thesis short film of Edina Csüllög. The film talks about two paralel love stories in a quite absurd way.

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Eesti parim kolmanda sektori e-teenus 2015

Republic of Estonia Information System Authority jury comprising industry experts selected the Estonian Film Database to be the winner in civil society e-services category for 2015

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The database is maintained by NGO Estonian Film Database. It was opened on 12.12.2012 and is meant for providing information about the whole Estonian film heritage from 1912. We plan fully complete it by 2022 but already now full and partial entries for about 16 000 films, 9000 filmmakers and more than 200 production companies could be retrieved in Estonian and partly in English. Translation of film descriptions and keywords into English is an ongoing process. Read more detailed overview.

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