Finnish superhero film Rendel awarded in Mexico

October 18, 2017

Finland’s first superhero film Rendel has won the Best Action Movie award at the Feratum Film Festival in Mexico.

Angry Birds gets a very special guest

October 17, 2017

Eddie, the iconic mascot of Iron Maiden, will be a special playable character Eddie the Bird in Angry Birds Evolution this Halloween season.

Royale Sisters set to go international

October 17, 2017

Finnish game and animation studio Pikkukala and French distributor Dandelooo aim to take the Finnish comedy show to global screens.

Man and a Baby rise to the stars

October 16, 2017

Man and a Baby has been awarded the title of Best Nordic Feature 2017 at the Nordic International Film Festival in New York.

Euthanizer travels to Japan

October 16, 2017

Euthanizer, directed by Teemu Nikki, is the first Finnish film to compete at the Tokyo International Film Festival in over 20 years.

Finnish film director gets big release in Spain

October 13, 2017

The collected works of Finnish director Rax Rinnekangas and his long-time collaborator, French composer Pascal Gaigne, will be released as a boxset by Quartet Records at the Spanish premiere of Rinnekangas’ new film.

Finnish TV show gets a US version

October 12, 2017

Entertainment site Variety reports that ABC and Appian Way Productions are developing a drama series based on Finnish Black Widows.

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Gigglebug’s laughter is a global epidemic

October 3, 2017

Gigglebug Entertainment’s mission to bring laughter to the world has led to a global animation success and collaboration with Disney. It all started with a tickle.

Finnish lake documentary excels overseas

October 2, 2017

Finnish documentary ‘Tale of a Lake’ is expanding its audience to the US.

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Finnish video app Neverthink lands USD 1.3 million

September 29, 2017

Helsinki-based Neverthink has raised 1.3 million US dollars in funding from a number of big-name investors for its mobile and desktop video app that provides a constant stream of videos across differently themed channels.

A good year for Finnish film continues in Chicago

September 21, 2017

Three Finnish films have been chosen for the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival, from directors Aki Kaurismäki, Zaida Bergroth and Teemu Niukkanen.