Fitness Village gets gamers moving
This Finnish mobile game hopes to encourage people to follow in the same footsteps as Pokémon Go.
Finnish horror-comedy picked for US festivals
Ilja Rautsi’s debut short film, Helsinki Mansplaining Massacre, will be on show at the New York Film Festival and at Austin’s Fantastic Fest at the end of September.
Hisome picked up by PlayStack
Finnish game developer Hisome has moved to majority ownership of London-based game publisher PlayStack, for an undisclosed sum.
Elisa brings Nordic TV to China
Finnish telecommunications company Elisa has partnered with China Broadcasting and Television Media (CBM) to bring Nordic entertainment to Chinese households.
Finnish film grabs attention in China
Chinese state-owned television broadcaster China Central Television is producing five episodes about the Finnish film industry for its World Film Report series, set to air in October. The two countries are also negotiating a co-production agreement for the industry.
Finnish films win big in Norway
Two Finnish films and one Finnish film project still in production have been awarded at the 46th Norwegian International Film Festival.
Hatch and DT offer unlimited gaming in Germany
Finland’s Hatch is collaborating with Deutsche Telekom to offer subscribers in Germany unlimited cloud gaming.
Five for Friday: Games
Finland is synonymous with its thriving games scene. Here are five more reasons why.
Good news continues for Finnish film abroad
Selma Vilhunen’s latest is headed to Toronto, and Klaus Härö’s One Last Deal has been picked up by Scandinavian distributor LevelK.
Freshly funded Catland announces new spy game
Finnish game developer Catland has announced its second game title, The Spy Who Shrunk Me, after a successful undisclosed funding round led by game industry veterans.
World premiere for Klaus Härö’s new film in Toronto
Finnish director Klaus Härö’s latest film, One Last Deal (Tuntematon mestari), has been selected for the Toronto International Film Festival.