Animablog

Hooray to New Bachelors of Animation!

On the 13th of June, five animation department students defended their bachelor degree. Although 8 of the films screened are visually varied, a common theme of environmental issues and nature prevails. Some films were just freshly ...

Hooray to new masters of animation!

On 8th of June six MA students of the animation department of EKA defended their graduation works. Thank you all for your outstanding films and presentations Aspasia Kazeli, Lukas Winter, Sophia Michele Bazalgette, John F. Quirk, Jass ...

New homes of the puppets of 2nd year anima bachelors

Our 2nd year bachelors have been preparing their film shoots throughout the spring semester. They have had to work fiercely in order to finish creating their animation puppets and film sets before the beach season begins. Under the ...

A trip to Animatricks Animation Festival

Students took a trip to Animatricks Animation Festival 2022 in Helsinki Finland this past week, with BA professor Martinus Klemet. In the international competition program of the festival, “Facial ...

Alumni student films received awards!

We are happy to congratulate alumni Tamires Muniz and Sander Joon for receiving awards for their films in recent festivals this month.

Evaluation of puppets made by 1st year bachelors

One of the more important parts of producing a puppet film is obviously creating the puppets. In the course "Microfilm in puppet-film technique", the students were divided into 4 groups and devised scripts for their ...

MAAJAAM workshop

Weekend before last, MA students took a trip to MaaJaam in the south of Estonia for a workshop taught by Timo Toots. MaaJaam is a farm dedicated to art and technology, exploring the relationships between people, ...

Films by Ülo Pikkov and Bruno Quast selected for Annecy Film Festival

This year, Estonia will be represented by two films at the world’s largest and most important animated film festival: Annecy International Animated Film Festival, in france.

Book illustration workshop with Lucija Mrzljak

Last week students from both MA and BA classes partook in a book illustration workshop taught by Lucija Mrzljak. Lucija is a talented film director whos films are characterized by very strong style and visual character, which you also see in her ...

Direct Animation Workshop with Ülo Pikkov

This week BA students have been partaking in a workshop to learn how to make direct animations, with professor Ülo Pikkov. Direct animation, also known as "drawn-on-film animation",  is an animation technique of scratching/ painting images ...

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