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.
Finnish films get prestige screentime in the US
The Ann Arbor Film Festival will feature three Finnish films by directors Patrik Söderlund, Sami van Ingen and Maija Blåfield. All the films will be screened in the international competition.
New Moomins TV series has a Gutsy approach
Can a production company be idealistic in the same way as a cartoon character? At least it can try, says Marika Makaroff, the head of the creator of the new Moomin series, Gutsy Animations.
Five for Friday: TV series
Kick back, relax and check out what’s up on the small screen from Finland.