IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap
The real Lord of the Rings, sauna beer, new Bodom and Berlinale – take a look at the past week in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.
Ferly gets animated abroad
Finnish animation studio Ferly has announced projects with Paris-based Zephyr, Canadian production company Yellow Animation and UK distributor CAKE.
Plenty of Finnish film on show at Berlinale
Six Finnish films have made it to this year’s Berlin International Film Festival, where projectors will commence rolling today, on 7 February.
All the Sins wins at Göteborg Film Festival
Finnish TV series All the Sins (Kaikki synnit) has taken home the Nordisk Film & TV Fond prize for best screenwriting at the Göteborg Film Festival.
Finnish cinema sets its eyes on Budapest
Finnish Film Days will be organised for the eighth time in Budapest by FinnAgora, a centre for Finnish culture, research and business in Hungary, in co-operation with Toldi Cinema and the Finnish Film Foundation.
Eero Milonoff bags acting award in Sweden
Finnish actor Eero Milonoff has won a Guldbaggen Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the fantasy drama Border (‘Gräns’ in Swedish).
Finnish film Aurora travels to SXSW festival
Miia Tervo’s film Aurora has been selected for the Global category of the prestigious South by Southwest (SXSW) film festival in Austin, Texas, US.
Finnish cinema takes the stage in the Netherlands
Finnish film is set to screen at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) alongside installations by Mika Taanila.
The Magic Life of V chosen for Sundance and Berlinale
Tonislav Hristov’s the Magic Life of V (Veeran maaginen elämä) has been selected for the prestigious film festivals to make its world and European premieres.
Finnish race horse documentary wins in New York
Kai Kuntola’s documentary Fairytale of Saaga S (Satu Suomenhevosesta Saaga S) has won the top prize at the Equus Film Festival in New York, the US.