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  • The Riddle of Jaan Niemand
    The Riddle of Jaan Niemand

    Original title: Põrgu Jaan

    2018 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Kaur Kokk

    "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." Lao-Zi.

  • Lotte lood
    Lotte lood

    2017 | TV Serial, ETV/ERR Serials | Director: Elo Selirand, Ain Mäeots

  • The Overcoat
    The Overcoat

    Original title in Estonian: Talvelugu

    2017 | Animation, Cartoon | Director: Meelis Arulepp, Sean Mullen

    A lonely office worker saves up to buy a new coat at Christmas in an effort to make new friends, only for fate take a ghostly hand.

  • Nähka tuleb külla
    Nähka tuleb külla

    2013 | TV Serial, ETV/ERR Serials | Director: Karin Martinson

  • Prügihunt ja superjönes
    Prügihunt ja superjönes

    2012 | TV Serial, ETV/ERR Serials | Director: Salme-Riine Uibo, Vahur Keller

  • Man of the Day
    Man of the Day

    2011 | Students film, Exercises (Fiction) | Director: Anna Kanska

  • Tehnopol
    Tehnopol

    2011 | Students film, Advertising/Promotion | Director: Oscar Henri Wollsten

    A commercial video for Estonias biggest Business Incubator Tehnopol.

  • Vanapagan and Ants
    Vanapagan and Ants

    Original title (in Estonian): "Vanapagan ja Ants"

    2011 | Students film, Short | Director: Tatjana Kosminskaja

  • A Tale of a Nixie
    A Tale of a Nixie

    Original title: Näkilugu

    2010 | Students film, Short | Director: Heleri Saarik

  • Jade Warrior
    Jade Warrior

    Original title: Igavese armastuse sõdalane

    2006 | Feature film, Full lenght feature | Director: Antti-Jussi Annila

    The romantic martial arts film by Finnish director Antti-Jussi Annila brings together the myths of the epic "Kalevala" and Buddhist ethics while telling the story about human yearning for love that can conquer the ancient evil.

Recognition of the Database

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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Estonian Film Database (EFDB)

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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