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Join us for Location Session Tartu! 

🗓️ Dates: November 13-14, 2023

📍 Location: Kalevi 17, Tartu, Estonia

🎥 Event: Black Nights Film Festival Industry@Tallinn&Baltic Event

Location scout & managers, production professionals, public officers - Tartu Film Fund & Black Nights Film Festival Industry@Tallinn invite you to LocationSessionTartu to UNLOCK SUCCESS IN LOCATION-BASED PRODUCTIONS.

🌆 Day 1: Explore Tartu

Embark on a fascinating FAM tour of Tartu, introducing the city's unique locations. Followed by an evening reception for relaxed networking.

📽️ Day 2: Location seminar

“Unlocking Success in Location-Based Productions” is packed with case studies, success stories, and panel discussion. Learn from experienced location managers and film commissioners from the UK, Estonia, and Lithuania.

🤝 Connect and Collaborate

LocationSessionTartu is your chance to establish new connections and nurture existing relationships with fellow film professionals and people often sitting ‘on the other side of the table’ when scouting or setting up a production. Whether you're a location scout, manager, producer, director, film fund representative or public officer interested in how film productions are set up - this event is where you belong.

📢 Don't miss this opportunity to dive into the world of location-based filming and foster lasting, positive relationships. Secure your spot now!

🔗 Register until November 1st: 

Participation is FREE, but the number of participants is limited!


See you in Tartu for an exciting journey through the art of location-based filmmaking! 🎥🌟 

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Purpose and budget of Tartu Film Fund

The aim of the grant is to promote the development of the audiovisual sector in the city of Tartu and in South – Estonia by supporting the production and post-production of professional audiovisual works  in the region.

The budget of the Tartu Film Fund is 150,000 euros a year.

Who can apply?

The applicant for the grant may be a professional film production company registered in Estonia.

What types of projects we support?

Support may be requested for the production of the following professional audiovisual works:

  • full-length feature film or documentary (including documentary TV series) or animation;
  • short feature film, documentary or animation;
  • quality series with a length of at least 4 episodes.

Eligible costs and support rate

Tartu Film Fund offers reimbursement of 30% of the costs incurred during the production or postproduction of films in Tartu city or South-Estonia (Jõgeva, Tartu, Valga, Võru and Põlva county).

2023 application rounds

In 2023, the second application round for shorts and documentaries only, will be launched in October.