"ANYTHING ONE MAN CAN IMAGINE, OTHER MEN CAN MAKE REAL"

Jules Verne, Around the World in Eighty Days

About Estonia

About Estonia
About Estonia
About Estonia

QUICK FACTS

National Currency: Euro

 

Membership: EU, NATO, OECD, Schengen area

 

Language: Estonian, other languages such as English, Russian and Finnish are also widely spoken

 

Time Zone: GMT + 2 hours

 

Climate: temperate and mild, characterised by warm summers and fairly severe winters. The weather is often breezy and humid due to the proximity of the Baltic Sea. Seasons in Estonia vary widely

 

Average daily temperature: annual mean +7.6 °C, in January –0.8 °C, in July +16.1 °C (2015)

 

Hours of sunlight: winter 5-6 hours, summer up to 19 hours a day

 

Nature: 50% of the Estonian territory is covered by forest

 

Permits: easily obtained

 

STUDIOS & EQUIPMENT

Widescreen Studios

Black Box Studio

Angel Films

High Voltage

Cineunit

Fookus Pookus

CASH-REBATE

FilmEstonia cash-rebate refunds up to 30 percent of local production costs depending on the degree of involvment of local professionals or spend in Estonia.

 

FilmEstonia will allocate support for the production or post-production of full-length feature films, full-lenght animation films, short animation films, animation series, quality television series or documentary films.

 

The rebate fund is open to applications from legal entities registered in Estonia whose main area of activity is the production of audiovisual works and whose partner is a foreign film production company.

 

In addition to the cash rebate there are two regional funds as well which support international productions in the Tartu and Ida-Virumaa regions.