The short film of the magician’s assistant turning into thousands of butterflies - "The Butterfly Man” by Edina Csüllög, performing Nero Urke, was selected to be the sole representative for Estonia at „ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM” Film Festival in the short films section in Apchat, France 29.-31.07.2016.
Two days prior to the Estonian Independence Day, on 22nd of February the shootings for a short film "Ice" ended. It was a 7 day shooting in Finland, on a small island near Oulu, called Hailuoto. It was the first Estonian production entirely shot in Finland.
"Ice" is a story of a father who tries to understand, forgets to listen but remembers to love in the very end.
Scriptwriters were Greta Varts and Anna Hints, director Anna Hints, DoP Tõnis Tuuga, production designers Anneli Arusaar and Matis Mäesalu, producer Eero Talvistu. Lead actors: Mait Malmsten, Aksel Ojari.
Short film „Mausoleum” was performed as Lauri Randla’s film directing MA graduation work in Aalto University Helsinki at 10.12.2015 amongst other student works and had a nice triumph.
In addition of the film director and scriptwriter Lauri Randla, leading actor Victor Kotovicz Lanberg, DOP Peter Salovaara, editor Leo Pauli Liesvirta, sound designer Jorma Kaulanen and producer Peeter Urbla participated at the event.
"Rough Stage", a feature documentary by Toomas Järvet was selected to IDFA First Appearance competition program.
Maher, a Palestinian man, a former political prisoner. He is an electrical engineer by profession but an artist at heart. He dreams of staging a contemporary dance performance in Ramallah. In order to do so, he must deal with his disapproving family, tight budgets and cultural norms. Set in today’s most contested location, Maher’s story is a parable about a society in conflict, where the real war is between dreams and traditions.