Riina Sildos established Amrion Productions in 2003 and is active in development and production of high quality feature films and documentaries for local and international cinema and TV markets. Her productions include internationally awarded drama “The Class” (2007, national Oscar nomination in 20017), the box-office hit “I Was Here” (2008), successful animation features „Lotte from Gadgetville“ (2006) and “Lotte and the Moonstone Secret” (2011), both premiered at Berlinale Generations KPlus and dramas “The Poll Diaries” (2010, Germany-Austria-Estonia) and “Hella W” (2011, Finland-Estonia). In 2012, “Une Estonienne a Paris” (Estonia-France-Belgium) premiered at Locarno FF international competition programme. The latest productions include features by Ilmar Raag “Kertu. Love is Blind“ (2013 Estonia, nominated for 2014 European Film Academy shortlist), “I Won’t Come Back“ (2014 Russia- Belorussia-Estonia-Finland-Kazakstan, premiered at Tribeca IFF) and “Pink Cardigan” (2014 Estonia).
As the former Head of Estonian Film Foundation Riina Sildos has extensive knowledge and experience in international financing and marketing and is one of the most recognized persons in Baltic film industry. She is a national representative of Estonia at EAVE and a member of ACE and European Film Academy. Riina is also the member of the board of international co-production market Baltic Event and the head of B’EST training program.
In 2008, Riina Sildos was awarded the National Honour, the Order of the White Star for the outstanding work in Estonian cinema.