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  • Lost in the Rust
    Lost in the Rust

    2021 | Students film, Short | Director: Rudolfs Anže

    Rūdolfs Anže's crime comedy, based on true events, where stealing companions fight over a tractor.

  • Only One
    Only One

    Original title in Estonian: Ainult üks

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Jessica Sattabongkot

    An absurd chain of misunderstandings between two girls.

  • The Scandal
    The Scandal

    Original title in Estonian: Suur Skandaal

    2020 | Students film, Short | Director: Anu Sildnik

    Anu Sildnik’s short movie is talking about what will happen in that very moment when you put together one brassiere for a night characters from famous paintings. What will happen after artist have done last brushstroke and all the models and muses can finally move and go back to their ordinary lives. Do they accidentally know each ohter?

  • Get Tough
    Get Tough

    Original title in Estonian: Karm liin

    2019 | Students film, Short | Director: Teresa Väli

    Dynamic short film about the children of the 90s.

  • Funny Family
    Funny Family

    Originalt title (in Russian): Веселая cемейка

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Mihhail Pogosov

    The wine factory belonging to Artur's family in Armenia is about to go bankrupt. After the destructive review by an Estonian wine critic, it is decided that Artur should go to Estonia to investigate the matter.

  • Mees, kes üllatas kõiki
    Mees, kes üllatas kõiki

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Natalya Merkulova, Aleksei Tšupov

  • Take It or Leave It
    Take It or Leave It

    Original title: Võta või jäta

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Liina Triškina-Vanhatalo

    What would you do if one day a newborn baby was put on your hands and said: take it or leave it!

  • Tanel Padar "Wish You Well"
    Tanel Padar "Wish You Well"

    Original title (in Estonian): "Tanel Padar "Soovin head"

    2017 | Students film, Music video | Director: Laura Lisete Roosaar

    Music video for Tanel Padar’s single “Soovin head” (“Wish you well”) from his EP “Parem veelgi” (2017).

  • 8 kg
    8 kg

    2015 | Students film, Short | Director: Marleen Roosna

  • Old Man’s Cartoon
    Old Man’s Cartoon

    Original title: Vanamehe multikas

    2014 | Animation, Puppet, Other types of animation | Director: Peeter Ritso, Mikk Mägi

    Old Man and the Neighbour are both trying to win the heart of the young girl from next door. Their attraction for the girl stirs up a lot of trouble.

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