The daily brief: 14 August 2019
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Kämp Collection Hotels, Kalmar and Finnish film Maria’s Paradise make headlines.
The daily brief: 1 July 2019
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Nixu, Wärtsilä, Valmet, Finnish film Aurora and education concept Me & MyCity make headlines.
Finn bags best actor award in Moscow
Finnish actor Tommi Korpela has been awarded the Silver George for Best Actor at Moscow International Film Festival.
Finnish short film to compete at Cannes
Finnish director Teemu Nikki’s short film All Inclusive has been nominated to compete in the Short Film Competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
Finnish films to capture audiences in Moscow
Aleksi Salmenperä’s Void (Tyhjiö) and Selma Vilhunen’s Stupid Young Heart (Hölmö nuori sydän) will be screened at the Moscow International Film Festival taking place between 18 and 25 April.
International film festivals host Finnish flicks
Tiina Lymi’s Happier Times, Grump will be screened at the Beijing International Film Festival, while Markku Pölönen’s Land of Hope will be shown at St. Paul International Film Festival in Minnesota.
Historical Finnish flicks win international praise
Shorts by Maija Blåfield and Sami van Ingen have been recognised at the Ann Arbor Film Festival Stateside. Meanwhile, feature films Rodeo and Chris the Swiss continued their success in Europe, winning the awards for best script and best documentary, respectively.
Gigglebug teams up for new Pronto series
Finnish studio Gigglebug Entertainment has found an international distributor and co-producer for its new CGI adventure-comedy series, Pronto.
Finnish flicks spice up Toronto Hot Docs
Toronto’s international documentary festival Hot Docs will screen a total of seven Finnish films at the end of April.
Finnish film on tour in Switzerland and USA
The Swiss documentary festival Visions du Réel will screen three Finnish documentaries in early April and Klaus Härö’s latest will set out on an intense tour Stateside.