Lauri Randla with his short film “Mausoleum” (black satire of the pathologist Abrikosov’s thrilling night in Lenin’s mausoleum, performing Victor Kotovicz von Lahnberg) is nominated for the Next Nordic Generation prize, which will be announced during the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund August 20-26.2016.
Edina Cüllög’s magic reality short film with Nero Urke “The Butterfly Man”, of the Boruslawski Circus young magician’s assistant’s fatal realizing his chance and turning into thousands of butterflies, is selected in competition for the “Court Metrange” international fantastic and etrange short film festival in Rennes France 19-23.10.2016
“The Butterfly Man” was exposed in China at the Ningbo CEE IFF 8-19.06. 2016
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.