Silmviburlane was founded in 2006 by Heilika Pikkov and Ülo Pikkov. Both known before mainly as directors, they joined their forces to start a small and mobile film production company in Tallinn, which produces documentary, animation and animated documentaries.

International highlights
* In 2010 Silmviburlane co-produced a documentary Normal, which was the winner of Robert Bosch Stiftung Co-Production Prize for Joint Film Productions by German and Eastern European filmmakers.

* In 2013 Silmviburlane produced a feature documentary Flowers from the Mount of Olives, which had a great success in Estonian cinemas and had it's international premiere at the 66. Locarno Film Festival.

* In 2017 Silmviburlane co-produced Estonian-Danish stop-motion animation Letting Go, which was one of the two winners of ANIDOX Residency with the support of the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017.

* In 2021 Silmviburlane co-produced Estonian-Ukrainian feature documentary Tales of a Toy Horse, which premiered at the DocPoint Tallinn film festival.

* In 2024 Silmviburlane produced an animated documentary Sewing Machine, which was part of the European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024 short documentary collection “The Wild South”.