Sci-fi comedy Iron Sky finds distributor for Nordics
The sequel to the outlandish Finnish-German sci-fi cult film, Iron Sky, will world premiere in Finland next Valentine’s Day. Iron Sky: The Coming Race will be the second release in the Iron Sky trilogy.
Finnish TV format spreads to new countries
Finnish Back to Nature TV format has been optioned to Australia, the UK and South Africa to explore the countries’ nature locations, history and myths.
Tampere Jazz Happening awarded for adventure
Finnish jazz festival Tampere Jazz Happening is the winner of the 6th EJN Award for Adventurous Programming by the Europe Jazz Network (EJN).
Lappset brings play to the Dutch
Lappset Creative will deliver an indoor activity park, measuring approximately 3 000 square metres in size, to the Netherlands.
Tom of Finland hits new screens
The distribution rights of Tom of Finland have been sold to Kino Lorber in North America and Peccadillo Pictures in the UK.
Environment awareness more than a game in US
Neste has launched the educational EduCycle game based on the Paris Agreement on climate change, which sets out to teach children about CO2 emissions.
Flow Festival named one of Europe’s best
The Guardian has listed Helsinki’s annual Flow Festival as one of the best music festivals in Europe.
Santtu-Matias Rouvali to conduct Philharmonia
Britain’s Philharmonia Orchestra has appointed Santtu-Matias Rouvali as a principal guest conductor for the 2017/18 season.
Koukoi Games ties the knot with FoxNext Games
The Finnish game studio and developer of Crashing Season has announced a new partnership with FoxNext Games.
Amer Sports accelerates on skis in the US
Finnish sporting goods company Amer Sports Corporation has acquired iconic US ski brand Armada.