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Kullaaugu Film Music Residency will aim for creating a finalized piece of music for a short film, an animation or a commercial, in cooperation with the representatives of chosen audiovisual projects.In order for both sides to be satisfied with the end results, they will need to communicate in the span of the residency.Alternatively, it is possible for residents to opt in to make music specific to a landmark or environmental surroundings.

Duration of residency

Up to 1 month.
By the end of the residencies, there will be public display of works.


The residency is located in a beautiful countryside village in South-East of Estonia, situated 30 km from Tartu (within 1 km radius there are essentials such as grocery store, gym, pharmacy). Commuting by bus to nearby Tartu and Põlva is possible.

Studio / Workspace

Private studio with work equipment. Bedroom lies next to the studio space. Utilities like washing machine, shower and basic kitchen equipment are included. Warmth is generated by heating the stove with firewood. For high-speed data transfer, WiFi spreads through the space. It is possible to use the sauna.

  • Free accommodation
  • Travel budget, including plane tickets
  • Grant of 800€
Expectations towards the artist
  • Finished piece of music for a TV show, film, animation or a commercial
  • Workshop and concert in Põlva Parish
  • Showcase of completed works in Tartu at Genialistide Klubi

Residents are chosen by members of the commission:
Jaan Ulst (SA Tartu 2024), Eerika Mark (Põlva Culture Center), Villem Varik (Kullaaugu), Argo Vals (Kullaaugu, artist), Aigar Vals (Kullaaugu)


The residency is part of European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024 main programme.

additional information: res.kullaaugu (at) gmail.com