Baltic Film Production

Baltic Film Production (BFP) is an award-winning independent production company based in Tallinn (Estonia). It was founded in 1998 by producer-director Marianna Kaat (PhD). Main activity is production of creative non-fiction films with the strong social massage blended with artistic research. Company produces also TV Shows, shorts and documentary serials for different Estonian broadcasters. BFP collaborate with different international co-producers and world-known directors. Several documentary films premiered in numerous festivals worldwide, such as IDFA, HotDocs, Toronto IFF, BFI, won prestigious awards. Among others the most famous are RODNYE (CLOSE RELATIONS), PIT NO 8 (2011), LOBOTOMY (2010), KALINOVSKY SQUARE (2007), and THE LAST PHANTOMS (2006).

Selected Filmography

2017 14 CASES

2016 RODNYE (CLOSE RELATIONS) Director Vitaly Mansky. Co-production with Ego Media (Latvia), Saxonia Entertainment (Germany), 465 Films (Ukraine), Vertov. Real Cinema (Russia). Festivals: Karlovy Vary IFF 2016, TIFF 2016, IDFA, BFI, Riga IFF, Odessa IFF, PÖFF 2016.

2011 PIT NO 8 Director Marianna Kaat. Coproduction with Interfilm Production Studio (Ukraine) Prizes: Charles E. Guggenheim Emerging Artist Award & The Nicholas School Environmental Award – Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Durham, USA 2011; Special Mention – 14th Tallinn Black Nights FF, Tridens Baltic Feature Film Competition; Film of the year 2010 – Estonian Cultural Endowment; Movies That Matter Special Mention – ZagrebDox 2011, Croatia.

2010 LOBOTOMY Director Yuri Khashchavatski. Coproduction with Belsat (Poland), Free Professional Video Institute (Germany), Bramafilm (Belarus). Best Documentary at International Documentary Film Festival CRONOGRAF, Chisinau 2011 and Arsenals, Riga 2011.

2007 KALINOVSKI SQUARE Director Yuri Khashchavatski. Alpe Adria Cinema prize as the BEST DOCUMENRARY, 19th Trieste Film Festival 2008; The Award Ion Vatamanu “For love of truth and freedom”, 7-th International Documentary Film Festival CRONOGRAF, Chisinau 2008

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