Phantom Owl Forest
feature animated / CHILDREN'S PANORAMA / ALE KINO! HEY SANTA!
He has worked as a photographer, art teacher, art director and director of animated films, designed book covers and layouts, and illustrated numerous publications. He has participated in a number of exhibitions of caricatures in Estonia and abroad. Heiki Ernits has directed and designed 12 animated films and worked since 1997 together with Janno Põldma on animated children’s TV-series and films.
Born in Tallinn, Estonia, he joined the Tallinnfilm Studio in 1973 as a camera assistant and later worked there as a cinematographer. After filming over 20 animation films, he made his directing debut in 1991 with the puppet animation ‘Brothers and Sisters’. He has written numerous books and theatre plays for children, some of which he has also directed.