LEANA JALUKSE started out in commercial television while doing her BA degree in Broadcast Media (graduated in 2001). She went on to work as Assistant Director/Production Coordinator on several feature films and TV features, and numerous documentaries in Estonia. After completing her MA in Film Arts from the Baltic Film and Media School (2009), majoring in screenwriting and script editing, she has worked as a freelancer writing and editing scripts, as well as a copywriter in both AV and IT industries.
She continues to work for film and TV producers writing funding applications and reports, coordinating projects from development to completion, and distributing feature and documentary films. For the past five years, Leana has managed the Co-Production Market of the Baltic Event - the largest regional film market in Eastern Europe, and also represents FilmEstonia.eu, the Estonian Film Commission, since the beginning of 2013.