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Date: Thursday, September 8th
Venue: Grand Hall
Time: 7:30 pm
Estonia is a little big nation of Animation.
(H. Jokinen)

Studio Nukufilm dates back to 1957, when an enthusiast Elbert Tuganov shot the first animation film Little Peter’s Dream. The Nuku film is the biggest animation (stopmotion) studio in Northern Europe for its size of the studio, technical supplies and number of employees. Currently there are about 30 people working at the studio, mostly qualified directors, artists, puppet-makers, decorators and prop masters, electricians, animators, DOP-s, their assistants, editors and CGI designers. Nuku film has sound stages for shooting classical puppet animation with the area of 100 m2 and there is a special sound-stage for cut-out animation. There are also workshops for making puppets, decorations and props, office rooms and storages. We use in-house technologies and are looking for new technical solutions all the time.

Nuku film has several long-term partners from Finland, Norway and Iceland, we have also cooperated with local and international advertising agencies. Films produced in Nuku film are shown in the competition programmes of Film Festivals all over the world. Riho Unt’s 2015 animation The Master is the Grand-Prix most awarded film ever in the history of Nuku film. Our studio has produced over 200 different animations and cartoons during its 58 years. In a year, Nuku film can produce 60 minutes of pure animation.

In 2007 Nuku film Studios produced the first digital stereoscopic stop-motion puppet-film whatsoever. This film is a 5' children's film TheScarecrow, and a giant screen IMAX version of it has also been made. Currently a new digital stop-motion full length feature, an 80-minute children’s adventure story Morten on the Ship of Fools (dir. Kaspar Jancis) is being produced in coproduction with Ireland and Belgium.This film will be screened in 2017.

Animanima’s guest from Nukufilm: KERDI KUUSIK-OENGO
Kerdi was born in Tartu, June 30th, 1964. Between 1987-1990 studied at Tartu University journalism as second higher education. In 1996 she graduated from Moscow State Film Institute as film and TV production manager. From 1986-1993 Kerdi worked at Tallinnfilm Studios as feature film production manager, freelance production manager with co-production feature films shot in the location of Estonia. On TV channel KANAL 2 she worked during period 1993-1998 as production manager and manager of its branch in Riga, Kanals Divi. Since 2004 she is a production manager and producer in Nukufilm Studios, international relations specialist from 2005. Since 2008 Kerdi teaches production management at Baltic Film and Media College. For four years she has been employed by Estonian Film Foundation as an expert for analysing budgets for documentaries, feature films and animation, and analysing financial documentation of documentaries and feature films of the production companies getting funded by Estonian Film Foundation.
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