Finnish filmmaker’s skills bring a prize
Cinematographer Teemu Liakka has been awarded a prize for his work for the film Life in Four Elements at Mendi Film Festival in Bilbao, Spain.
Team Action Zone boosts teamwork with tech
Tampere-based Team Action Zone developed a digital team game – and then realised it could help everyone else create their own, too.
Altogame helps health care in Britain
Finnish-British startup Altogame has formed a collaboration partnership with Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool, UK.
The Eternal Road takes to Estonia
The movie will be seen in 25 cinemas across the country, which is exceptional visibility for a Finnish film in Estonia.
Finnish debut director awarded in St. Petersburg
Jussi Hiltunen has received the Best Director award at the St. Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Film Beginning for his debut short film Armoton Maa (The Law of the Land).
Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest winful in Russia
Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest, a film by Katja Gauriloff, was awarded the Grand Prix prize at the Northern Character Film & TV Festival in Murmansk last weekend.
Hobbyhorse Revolution continues gallop
The film about young hobbyhorsing enthusiasts hit screens in Sweden last week, with more countries in the waiting line.
Finnish books to reach new ears
Two book series by Finnish authors will be recorded in various new languages on international audiobook service Storytel.
Aku Louhimies puts Finnish bravery centre stage
Finland’s most expensive film of all time broke box office records when it hit cinemas locally in early November. Now, Unknown Soldier is set to take a classic Finnish war story to international markets.
Jörn Donner’s life in film to be honoured at PÖFF
Finnish filmmaker, producer, author, diplomat and much more, Jörn Donner, will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to film at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival – PÖFF.