Finnish animated series Pikkuli to Al Jazeera
The licensing rights of the Finnish children’s animated series Pikkuli have been sold to the world’s biggest Arabic-speaking channel, Al Jazeera.
Five for Friday: Film directors
Finnish cinema is reaching an ever-growing audience through screens around the world.
Finnish short film to premiere at Cannes
The Tiger (Tiikeri), a short film written and directed by Mikko Myllylahti, is part of the line-up of the International Critics’ Week at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
Finnish films screen in Mexico
The Finnish Film Week is shining a spotlight on eight feature-length films and nine short films.
Finnish film to capture audiences in Belgrade
The renowned Serbian director Bojan Vuletić will curate the Finnish Film Week in Belgrade, to be held on 19–23 April and attended by the recent Jussi-awarded director-screenwriter Teemu Nikki and producers Kaarle Aho and Ari Matikainen.
Habbo creator Sulake releases Hotel Hideaway
Finnish company Sulake has released its new social gaming experience Hotel Hideaway, its biggest release since the launch of virtual online community Habbo 17 years ago.
Finnish doc starts global festival run in style
Finnish documentary Entrepreneur (Yrittäjä) will premiere in North America at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in May.
Aki Kaurismäki wins gold and hits screens globally
Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki has been awarded in Madrid, as a series of career retrospectives rolls out in Spain, Austria, Australia and France.
Hatch brings SEGA classics to online streaming
Rovio’s standalone subsidiary Hatch has partnered with Japanese video game developer SEGA to bring classic game characters such as Sonic to its cloud gaming service.
Baba Is You surprises gamers with word power
Finland is recognised as a global force when it comes to the games industry. But some of its most intriguing projects originate outside traditional games studios. Finnish indie developer Arvi Teikari is a testament to that.