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Maria Reinup

Maria Reinup

Maria Reinup is an Estonian filmmaker. She graduated from Pelgulinna Art High School in Tallinn in 2007 and Tallinn University’s Baltic Film and Media School in 2013. At present she is doing her master degree in working with actors and text. She served as the Artistic Director of Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Festival and as a Senior Programmer for Black Nights Film Festival for many years. In 2018–2019 she was also the Artistic Director of „What the Fest!?“ in New York.

Her short films have been to numerous film festivals around the world and won multiple awards. Over the recent years ...

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Year Film title Type Crew Actor
2023 "Melchior The Apothecary. The Executioner's Daughter" Feature film Assistant Director
2022 "Apteeker Melchior: Viirastus" Feature film Assistant Director
2022 "Ninja" Documentary Director
2020 "Dryland" Students film Director
2020 "Life is Just a Ride" Documentary Director
2015 "Kontakt" Feature film Director
2015 "There lived" Students film Director
2014 "The Man in the Orange Jacket" Feature film Co-producer
2013 "Mai" Feature film Director
2013 "The Third" Students film Director

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