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Creative Work

2014 
„Padjaklubi“/ „The Pillowclub“, TV-series, comedy, TV3 Estonia

2013
„Elu keset linna“/ „Life in the Middle of the City“, TV- soap, TV3 Estonia

2012
„Vasaku jala reede“/ „Bad Hair Friday“, movie
„Nurjatud tüdrukud“ / „Bad Girls“, TV-series, drama, TV3 Estonia
„The Legend of the Great Gatsby“, dramatized play
„Päästa Magdalen“/ „Save Magdalen“, play
„Morbidaarium“ / „Morbidarium“, published poetry collection

2011
„Fokstrott“ / „Foxtrot“, nominated play in Estonian Drama Competition
„Mida teie arvate“/ „What Do You Think?“, short sketches for TV-show
„Je t'aime“, dramatized play

2010
„Armastatud“ / „Loved“, play

2009
„Mu sõraline sõber“ / „My Clawed Friend“, award-winning novel in Estonian Novel Competition
„Alexander ja Belle“/ „Alexander and Belle“, a poetry collection „Stalker“, short movie
„Enesetapjad“ / „The Suiciders“, award-winning novel in Estonain Youth Novel Competition

2007
„Mina, Mortimer“ / „I, Mortimer“, award-winning novel in Estonian Youth Novel Competition

 

 

Education

  • BSc in Gene Technology (major) and Public Relations (minor), University of Tartu, Estonia (2003)
  • BSc studies in Physiotherapy, University of Tartu, Estonia (2003-2005)
  • EMTA Aerobic’s Instructor’s studies and licence (2002-2003)
  • MA studies in Communication Management in Baltic Film and Media School, Estonia (2007-2009)
  • Digital Photography course, FAK (2008)
  • Digital Moviemaking course, Baltic Film and Media School (2009)
  • Courses for Playwriting, Performance Analysis and Dramatization in Drakadeemia, Estonia (2009-2012)
  • Baltic and Nordic Screenwriters' Pitch & Script Workshop, Baltic Film Festival (PÖFF), (2010)
  • London Screenwriters‘ Festival (2012)
  • Lew Hunter’s Colony for Screenwriting, Superior, Nebraska (2013)
  • Baltic and Nordic Screenwriters‘ Pitch & Script Workshop, Baltic Film Festival (PÖFF), (2013)


Work Experience

2013- ... Marketing Director in Pindi Kinnisvara AS (Realia Group)
2013-... TV show „Jüri Üdi klubi“ host in Estonian National Broadcasting Centre, ETV2
2013 - ... Director/ owner in B.Rohelend OÜ
2012 - 2013 Strategic Copywriter in advertising agency TBWA\ Estonia
2011 - 2012 Creative Director/ owner in publishing company Roheline Kuu
2012 - 2013 Columnist in weekly newspaper Eesti Päevaleht LP
2007 – 2011 Media Planner in media agency MediaBroker/ Starcom, Creative Union
2006 – 2010 Columnist in monthly family magazine Meie Pere
2005 – 2007 Information and Marketing Coordinator (and indoor cycling instructor) in Tervisespordi Keskus
2000 – 2005 Indoor Cycling Instructor in Avancia ISK


Organizations

Estonian Writers‘ Union, Purpurmust Org (young writers of Estonia), Drakadeemia (young playwrights of Estonia), Cabaret Interruptus (a collective of poets and jazz musicians)

 

 

  • Spain Arts and Culture - Cultural and Scientific Service of the Embassy of Spain in Belgium
  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • Embassy of Ireland
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union
  • Danish Cultural Institute
  • Scottish Government EU Office
  • Greenland Representation to the European Union
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in Belgium
  • It Skriuwersboun
  • Ambassade du Luxembourg à Bruxelles
  • Orfeu - Livraria Portuguesa
  • Leeuwarden Europan Capital of Culture 2018
  • Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
  • Balassi Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of Hungary in Brussels
  • Ville de Bruxelles
  • Yunus Emre Institute
  • Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Kingdom of Belgium
  • Commission européenne
  • MuntPunt
  • Greenlandic Writers Association
  • Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity
  • Etxepare Euskal Institutua
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • Camões Instituto de Cooperação e Língua Portugal