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Rao Heidmets


Sndis1956, Prnus. Eesti Kinoliidu liige. Lpetas 1981.a. Tallinna Poltehnilise Instituudi elektroenergeetika teaduskonna, elektri vrkude ja ssteemide eriala.
likoolipevil osales Eesti undeground filmide tegemisel koos Hardi Volmeri, Jaak Arro jt. rhmituses PRATRUST FILM.
Peale likooli lpetamist muutis kohe elukutset ja asus 1982.a. tle stuudiosse "Tallinnfilm" animaatorina.
1983.a. tegi rezissridebdi filmiga "Tuvitdi".
htekokku on R.Heidmets lavastanud kaheksa animafilmi ja kaks mngufilmi. Paljud neist on vitnud rahvusvahelistel filmifestivalidel auhindu.
TUVITDI, rezissr. Parim animafilm III leliidulisel Noorte Kinematografistide Festivalil Kisinjovis, 1983
KAELKIRJAK, rezissr. III koht NSVL Kinoliidu Animafilmide Festivalil Repinos, 1986
ks kolmest NIKE (Venemaa "Oscari") kandidaadist animafilmide kategoorias, 1987
PAPA CARLO TEATER, rezissr, kaasstsenarist. Grand Prix XIII Rahvusvahelisel CINANIMA festivalil Portugalis, 1989
Valiti Cannes'i Rahvusvahelise Filmifestivali vistlusprogrammi, 1989
II koht 3. NSVL Kinoliidu Animatsioonfilmide Festivalil Tbilisis, 1988
NOBLESSE OBLIGE, rezissr, kaasstsenarist. ks kolmest NIKE (Venemaa "Oscari") kandidaadist parimale animatsioonfilmile, 1989
II koht NSVL Kinoliidu Animatsioonfilmide Festivalil Bolsevos, 1990
Osales eriprogrammis "BEST OF THE WORLD" IV Rahvusvahelisel Animafilmide Festivalil Jaapanis, Hirosimas, 1992
ELUTUBA, rezissr, stsenarist. Kentaur, parima animafilmi preemia St. Peterburgi Rahvusvahelisel Lhifilmide Festivalil "Message to Man", 1994
Rosella Lamina personaalpreemia XI Rahvusvahelisel Odense Filmifestivalil Taanis, 1995
Zrii eripreemia I Rahvusvahelisel Antalya Filmifestivalil Trgis, 1995
1991a. asutas Rao Heidmetsa filmistuudio. O
1998.aastal lpetas esimese tispika mngufilmi "Kallis hrra Q".(rezissr, kaasstsenarist) mis sai COTTBUSI Ravusvaheline Filmifestival Saksamaal, 1998 Laste ja noortezrii preemia.
5. Rahvusvahelisel laste Filmide Festivalil Mexico Cytis 1999a. Laste zrii preemia.

On teinud hulganisti reklaamfilme idee autori ja rezissrina, kirjutanud filmistsenaariume ja teinud saateid Eesti Televisioonis.
On teinud ka graafikat, esinenud eesti Noorte kunstnike levaatenitustel.
1986.a. esines oma graafikaga personaalnitusel Tallinna Kinomajas.
1986.a. osales oma graafika ja objektidega grupinitusel "Tallinnfilmi srrealistid" Tantsutares Tallinnas,
1987.a. grupinitusel "Tallinnfilmi srrealistid" Tartu Kunstimuuseumis,
1988.a. grupinitusel "Esttranssrr" Soomes, Vaasa linnas,
1990a. osales XIV Rahvusvahelise CINANIMA festivali zriis Portugalis
1993.a. osales grupinitusel "Reanimierungsfeld" Saksamaal, Bielefeldis.
Aastast 1996 Eesti Animatsiooni Liidu esimees.
On teinud koostd filmi alal Rootsi Utbildningsradio ja Saksamaal Bielefeldis kohaliku televisiooniga.
On teinud hulgaliselt workshope lipilastele ja lastele.
Animatsiooni workshop Stuttgardi Animafilmifestivali raames Saksamaal.
Norras Volda likooli ja USA-s Darthmouth kolledzhi tudengitele workshop animatsiooni printsiipidest.
Mexico Citys animatsiooni workshop lastele.
Aastatel 1997 1999 Eesti Filmi Sihtasutuse Ekspertkomisjoni liige.
Osales 1999a. rahvusvahelisel Media Non Grata meediakunsti festivalil Tallinnas
Aastatel 1999a-2001a Eesti Televisiooni Laste ja Noorteprogrammi peaprodutsent.
2001a. osales XVII Rahvusvahelise Odense Filmifestivali zriis Taanis.




is born in 1956 in Prnu, Estonia. He graduated from the Tallinn Technical University, faculty of electro-energetics as the engineer of electric networks and systems.
After the finishing university in 1982 he changed career and went to the Tallinnfilm studios to make animated films. At first as animator and from 1983 as film director. Among his anima-films there are a lot of prized films like:
DOVE AUNT. Best animated film in a III Soviet Union Young Filmmakers Festival in Kishinjov, 1983
GIRAFE. III price in Soviet Union Animated Film Festival in Repino, 1986 Nominated for Nike (Russian Oscar) in animated film category, 1987
THEATRE PAPA CARLO. Grand Prix in XIII International Filmfestival Cinanima in Portugal, 1989, Selected in competition program at International Film Festival in Cannes, 1989.
II price in Soviet Union Animated Film Festival in Tbilisi, 1988
NOBLESSE OBLIGE. Nominated to NIKE ( Russian Oscar) in animated film category 1989
II price in Soviet Union Animated Film Festival in Bolshevo, 1990. Was in special program Best Of The World of the 4th International Animation Festival in Japan, Hiroshima, 1992
LIVINGROOM. Won Kentaur, Best animated film price in St. Petersburg Short Film Festival Message to Man 1994. Awarded with personal price by Jury member Rosella Lamina in 11th International Odense Film Festival 1995. Special Price Of Jury in 1st International Film Festival in Antalya, 1995
DEAR MISTER MOON. Kinder and Jugendfilm Jury price at Cottbus Filmfestival in Germany, 1998.
Kinder jury price in 5thFestival International de Cine Para Ninos (y no tan Ninos) in Mexico City 1999.
BIRTHDAY CAKE. Commercial. Promotional Award for excellent realization in the 38th Festival of the All Japan Radio & Television 1998.
In 1991 he established her own studio Rao Heidmets Filmstudio.
In 1998 he finished his 1st professional feature film as director and producer - the all family action film Dear Mister Moon.
In 1990 he was a member of Jury at International Filmfestival Cinanima in Portugal.
He have also made several workshops to students and children:
Animation Film Festival workshop for animators in Stuttgart, Germany.
Workshop for film students principles of puppet film making at Volda's University in Norway. Animation workshops for children in Mexico, in Estonia.
Principles of puppet film making workshop at America in Dartmouth colleges.
First personal exhibition of graphics and drawings in Cinema House of Tallinn, in 1986.
Exhibition as a member of artist group Tallinnfilmi srrealistid in Tantsutare, Tallinn, in 1986.
Exhibition as a member of artist group Tallinnfilmi srrealistid in Tartu Art Museum, 1987.
Exhibition as a member of artist group Esttranssrr in Vaasa, Finland, in 1988.
Exhibition as a member of artist group Reanimierungsfeld in Germany in Bielefeld, in 1993.
He have made the coproduction programs for TV with Utbildningsradio in Sweden and in Bielefeld local TV in Germany.
Since 1996 he is a foreman of Estonian Animations Union.
Since 1997- 1999 he is a member of Estonian Film Foundations Expert Board.
Since 1999-2001 he is a executive producer in Estonian State TV in Children and Youth Programs.
In 1999 he participate in International Media Non Grata Festival in Tallinn.
In 2001 he was a member of Jury at XVII International Odense Filmfestival in Denmark.



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