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.
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.
KopterCam showreel gets gold in New York
Finnish KopterCam has won the award for the best showreel at the New York City Drone Film Festival, the world’s first event dedicated to drone cinematography.
Aki Kaurismäki’s latest film becoming a bestseller
The distribution rights of Aki Kaurismäki’s award-winning film The Other Side of Hope have already been sold to 81 countries.
Finland’s tax rebate for films gets rolling
Finland has announced the first three productions to make use of the country’s new tax incentive, reports Screen Daily.
Finnish actor lands iconic role in new ‘Star Wars’
Joonas Suotamo has taken over the reins of much-loved character Chewbacca in next year’s hotly anticipated Han Solo spin-off film.
Aki Kaurismäki awarded at Berlin Film Festival
Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki has won the best director award at the Berlin Film Festival for The Other Side of Hope.
Jill and Joy’s Winter wins again
Finnish kids’ film Jill and Joy’s Winter has been chosen as the best film for over five-year-olds at the Childrens Film Festival Seattle 2017.
China Film Corp jumps on Iron Sky wagon
China Film Corporation is to co-finance and co-produce the European sci-fi franchise movie Iron Sky: The Ark, and has also attained its Chinese distribution rights.