IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

February 15, 2019

The real Lord of the Rings, sauna beer, new Bodom and Berlinale – take a look at the past week in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Ferly gets animated abroad

February 12, 2019

Finnish animation studio Ferly has announced projects with Paris-based Zephyr, Canadian production company Yellow Animation and UK distributor CAKE.

Hatch partners with DOCOMO in Japan

February 8, 2019

Finnish cloud gaming pioneer and Rovio subsidiary, Hatch, has entered into a strategic partnership with leading Japanese mobile operator NTT DOCOMO.

Showcase Scotland taps Finland as partner

February 8, 2019

Scottish music industry event Showcase Scotland has chosen Finland as its partner nation for the upcoming festival in 2020.

Plenty of Finnish film on show at Berlinale

February 7, 2019

Six Finnish films have made it to this year’s Berlin International Film Festival, where projectors will commence rolling today, on 7 February.

SuperPark spreads the joy of movement worldwide

February 5, 2019

This Finnish company’s chain of indoor activity parks, designed for people of all ages, is now quickly expanding to new markets.

All the Sins wins at Göteborg Film Festival

February 1, 2019

Finnish TV series All the Sins (Kaikki synnit) has taken home the Nordisk Film & TV Fond prize for best screenwriting at the Göteborg Film Festival.

Finnish cinema sets its eyes on Budapest

January 31, 2019

Finnish Film Days will be organised for the eighth time in Budapest by FinnAgora, a centre for Finnish culture, research and business in Hungary, in co-operation with Toldi Cinema and the Finnish Film Foundation.

Eero Milonoff bags acting award in Sweden

January 29, 2019

Finnish actor Eero Milonoff has won a Guldbaggen Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the fantasy drama Border (‘Gräns’ in Swedish).

Kukouri claims top prize in London

January 24, 2019

Finnish game developer Kukouri Mobile Entertainment was named the best indie developer at the Mobile Game Awards in London.

Finnish film Aurora travels to SXSW festival

January 22, 2019

Miia Tervo’s film Aurora has been selected for the Global category of the prestigious South by Southwest (SXSW) film festival in Austin, Texas, US.