DIRECTOR _ JAANIS VALK

Born in 1979 in southern Estonia. He has a Master of Arts in Arts (Film Arts) from Tallinn University. He has directed three short fiction films and several short documentaries. Worked as assistant director on the production of a feature film. This film will be his first full length documentary.

  • FLOWER OF THE SUN / Short Documentary / Director / 2011
  • FROM SIDE TO SIDE / Short Documentary / Director, Editor / 2010
  • THE NIGHT / Short Fiction / Director / 2007
  • THE PHARMACIST / Short Documentary / Director / 2007
  • CALL OF THE HEART. INNA TAARNA / Short Documentary / Director / 2005


PRODUCERERIK NORKROOS

Born 1969. His film background is as a director of photography with now 20 years of experience as a film producer. He has produced over 40 documentary and short fiction films. He is known as a producer who often cooperates with young directors, thus contributing to the development of filmmaking in Estonia.

  • LAND OF SOUL / Documentary / Co-author, producer / 2016
  • SPACE OF PURE THOUGHT / Documentary / Producer / 2015
  • ELIZABETH'S PLAYGROUND / Documentary / Co-director, D.O.P, producer / 2015
  • HOW I SAVED AFRICA / Documentary / Producer / 2014
  • BLOOD TYPE / Documentary / Producer / 2013
  • REGILAUL - SONGS OF THE ANCIENT SEA / Documentary / Co-Producer / 2011
  • BIRTHDAY / Short documentary / Director, producer / 2011
  • BREATH / Documentary / Producer / 2011
  • A MONUMENT TO PLEASE EVERYONE / Documentary / D.O.P, producer / 2011
  • THE HOLY FIRE / Documentary / Director, D.O.P, Producer / 2010
  • etc.


PRODUCTION COMPANY _ RÜHM PLUSS NULL

Rühm Pluss Null Studio was established in 1995. The company has its own filming and editing equipment that meets broadcast standards and is one of the more innovative and dynamic film production studios in Estonia. The studio has produced several short films and documentaries, as well as other audiovisual work of experimental content and form. Rühm Pluss Null is always on the lookout for creative new talent. The production of the studio is steadily increasing from year to year. In 2011, the studio has completed five documentaries. Four documentaries are in development and two are in production.

  • LAND OF SOUL / Documentary / Dir. Kullar Viimne, Erik Norkroos / 2016
  • SPACE OF PURE THOUGHT / Documentary / Dir. Puu Estonia / 2015
  • ELIZABETH'S PLAYGROUND / Documentary / Dir. Maris Kerge, Erik Norkroos / 2015
  • HOW I SAVED AFRICA / Documentary / Dir. Kullar Viimne / 2014
  • BLOOD TYPE / Documentary / Dir. Leeni Linna / 2013
  • REGILAUL - SONGS OF THE ANCIENT SEA / Documentary / Dir. Ulrike Koch / 2011
  • BREATH / Documentary / Dir. Kullar Viimne / 2011
  • A MONUMENT TO PLEASE EVERYONE / Documentary / Dir. Kristina Norman / 2011
  • FROM SIDE TO SIDE / Documentary / Dir. Jaanis Valk / 2010
  • KIHNU WOOING & KIHNU WEDDING / Documentary / Dir. Meelis Muhu / 2009
  • etc.