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Eliza Benina

Director Elīza Bēniņa graduated from Baltic Film, Media and Arts School of Tallinn University (Audiovisual Media Bachelor) in 2020. She was born and raised in Rīga (Latvia) and has had interest in arts since childhood. After graduating from high school, she went to Northern Ireland to volunteer in a social centre. There she became interested in social themes, which continue to be main leading element in her films. She is interested in both documentary and fiction as a director, scriptwriter and editor. She has participated with her projects in Global Short Docs Forum (Kiev, 2019) and Minsk International Film Festival ...


Year Film title Type Crew Actor
2021 "Matz" Documentary Director
2020 "All Clean" Students film Director
2020 "Night" Students film Costume Designer
2019 "Everybody Knows" Students film First Assistant Director
2019 "Matz: Estonian Waterbird" Students film Producer
2018 "Sherlock and I" Students film Production Assistant (PA)

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  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm