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A film by Heta Jäälinoja

Genre(s): Animation

• Theme(s): Gender / Identity / Women

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  • Heta Jäälinoja


    Heta Jaalinoja (1989, Finland) is animation director and lecturer. She has made animation for museums and theatre and worked as animator in films. Her graduation film "Penelope" from Estonian Academy of Arts was screened widely in international film festivals and was awarded dozen times. At the moment Heta teaches animating in Estonia and in Finland and is starting the pre-production of her first professional film.

    2012: My Baby Don’t Love Me
    2013: Omelette
    2016: Penelope

Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2017: Interfilm Berlin
  • 2017: Kinoproba International Film School Festival Best Student Film
  • 2017: Kyiv International Short Film Festival
  • 2017: Leeds International Short Film Festival
  • 2017: London International Animation Festival
  • 2017: Manchester International Animation Festival
  • 2017: Melbourne International Animated Film Festival
  • 2017: Nordisk Panorama Best New Nordic Voice
  • 2017: Odense International Film Festival
  • 2017: Sapporo Short Film Festival
  • 2017: SICAF International Student’s Animated Film Festival Special Award 2017
  • 2017: Silhouette Short Film Festival
  • 2017: STUTTGART International Festival of Animated Film
  • 2018: Monstra International Festival of Animated Film Best Student Film


Doobell rings. Someone is at the door. But everything’s a mess.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 4'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Country(ies) of production: Estonia
  • Audience: General Audiences
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

  • Screenplay: Heta Jäälinoja
  • Sound: Horret Kuus
  • Music: Jukka Herva
  • Producer: Olga Pärn

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Estonian Academy of Arts