Eeva Mägi

Eeva Mägi



Eeva Mägi is an Estonian film director and scriptwriter. She was born on April 4th, 1965 in Tallinn, Estonia. She graduated from the Tallinn Pedagogical University in 1987 with a degree in Estonian Language and Literature. She then completed a degree in scriptwriting at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in 1995.

Mägi began her career directing a series of shorts films, including "The Garden of Eden" (1997), "The Sun in the Heart" (2000), and "The House" (2002). Her feature film debut was with "Winter in Eden" (2002), which premiered at the Moscow International Film Festival. She followed this success with "The Dance of the Night" (2005) which won the Silver Wolf Award at the Amsterdam International Documentary Festival.

Mägi has since gone on to write and direct a number of feature films, including "The Butterfly Effect" (2007), "The Undiscovered Country" (2009), and "The Kaleidoscope" (2013). Her films have explored a range of themes, from the impact of historical events on modern-day society, to family dynamics and relationships. They have been praised for their innovative visual style and thoughtful storytelling.

Mägi has also been involved in a number of other projects, including writing for television and theatre, as well as teaching film courses at the University of Tartu. She is a member of the Estonian Film Directors' Union, and was awarded the Order of the White Star in 2006 in recognition of her work.

Mägi continues to make films that explore the complexity of human relationships and their impact on society. Her films have been praised for their subtlety and sensitivity, and she has established herself as one of Estonia's most respected directors.

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