In English

The Estonian Screenwriters’ Guild is a trade organisation that brings together writers who work in film, television, animation, video games and new media, as well as script editors and theorists. ESG offers screenwriters opportunities for professional development, protects their interests, works to improve screenwriters’ working conditions and status as an author. We will be happy to collaborate with other film industry professionals at home and abroad.

ESG is a member of the Federation of Screenwriters in Europe.

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Sahtel in an online platform where you’ll find screenwriters’ and script consultants’ profiles as well as pitch pages of unproduced stories. Some of our writers are fluent in English and other languages and are open to collaboration with filmmakers in other countries. Some projects have information or a screenplay in English (you’ll see languages marked next to the title). Let us know if you’re looking for something specific and we’ll forward your request to our screenwriters.
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ESG Members of the Board:

Lauri Lippmaa (Chairman)
Andris Feldmanis
Birk Rohelend
Laura Raud
Johanna-Maria Paulson

Membership Information
ESG welcomes screenwriters, script editors and scholars residing in Estonia as its members. We organise various events, workshops and lectures for our members, and provide support with career development.
Fees: one-time application fee 35 Euros, annual membership fee 25 Euros.
To become a member, please send an application with two recommendations (by ESG members) and CV to Also, please let us know why you would like to join.
Feel free to contact us for more information.

MTÜ Eesti Stsenaristide Gild (Estonian Screenwriters’ Guild)
Uus tn 3, Tallinn 10111


Registry code: 80553463

ESG welcomes donations

We are a non-profit organisation and our main source of income is membership fees and funding for individual projects from local funds. Our work is mostly volunteer-based and we have no paid staff. Donations will be used for organising workshops, lectures and networking events.

To: MTÜ Eesti Stsenaristide Gild
Swedbank Account: EE892200221069927592

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