Tanel Toom is an Oscar-nominated director with more than a decade of directing experience. Born in Estonia, Tanel trained at Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School before gaining a place at the prestigious National Film & TV School in the UK.
His films have been to over 35 international festivals and won many awards. His short film THE CONFESSION was nominated for an Oscar at the 83rd Academy Awards.
Working across film and commercials Tanel loves to create mood, atmosphere and emotion and is equally comfortable with straight drama and VFX heavy projects. Tanel is based in Tallinn and in London and has been a guest lecturer at Westminster University and Metropolitan Film School in London, University of Beira Interior in Covilhã, Portugal and the Baltic Film and Media School in Estonia.
He is currently developing feature projects with producers in the UK and Estonia.