Anna Hints / director
Anna Hints is an Estonian film director, screenwriter and folk singer. She has studied literature and folklore in Tartu University and graduated from the Tartu Art College in photography and from the Baltic Film and Media School in film directing. She has been active in contemporary art scene. Her student film “Free World” has brought her Kaljo Kiisa named Young Filmmaker Award and Grand Prix in national short film section of Black Nights Film Festival. Currently she is developing her debut feature fiction and feature documentary films. She is singing in Estonian electronic-folk female trio Eeter and Estonian-Indian collective Naad Võim. Her roots are in the Southern-Estonian unique heritage and she often sings in the local language and centuries old runo song style that she combines with voice improvisation.