Programme of Estonian animation. Short films by Priit Pärn, Priit Tender, Kaspar Jancis, Ülo PIkkov, Riho Unt and others. Appr. 90 min.
Estonian animation tradition dates back to the 1930s when the first experimental films were made.
Since Estonia regained independence in 1991 Nukufilm and Joonisfilm continued to operate as private companies owned by the filmmakers. During the era internationally most successful Estonian animation director has been Priit Pärn the winner of Grand Prize at the Ottawa International Animation Festival in 1998 for Porgandite öö (Night of the Carrots). Crocodile by Kaspar Jancis was selected to be the Best European Anima film at Cartoon d’or 2010. The other film of Jancis “Villa Antropoff” was awarded with the Special Mention on Scancroma Festival