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.
Critics award Tom of Finland with coveted prize
The film about Finnish artist Touko Laaksonen was handed the FIPRESCI award by the International Federation of Film Critics on Saturday.
Tom of Finland to open Göteborg Film Festival
As the festival’s opening film, Tom of Finland will be shown at 40 locations in honour of the event’s 40th anniversary.
New Kaurismäki makes the cut for Berlin
The Other Side of Hope by Aki Kaurismäki has been selected for the Competition and Berlinale Special section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.