Finland’s first superhero movie to German readers
The rights for the official novelisation of Rendel have been sold to Random House’s German imprint Heyne Verlag.
Finnish sisterhood also on display in Toronto
Following on from its success at home, Finnish drama Miami is to have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September.
Finnish film to premiere at Toronto Film Festival
The world premiere of Finnish film Euthanizer (Armomurhaaja) is set to take place at the Toronto International Film Festival, held from 7–17 September.
Finnish director to helm J.R.R. Tolkien biopic
Dome Karukoski is to make a film covering the formative years of iconic ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ author J.R.R. Tolkien.
Hobbyhorse fever spreads all over
Finland’s Hobbyhorse Revolution documentary has gathered plenty of attention, and soon it’ll be available for the curious to see.
Finnish short film rates a mention at Cannes
‘Katto’ (The Ceiling) has received a special mention from the jury at the Cannes film festival.
Angry Birds Movie 2 spreads its wings
Rovio Entertainment is again teaming up with Columbia Pictures to bring the birds and piggies to screens around the globe.
Saara Lamberg’s Innuendo wins in California
Finnish-Australian Saara Lamberg’s film Innuendo has won the Best Narrative Feature Film award at the Fine Arts Film Festival in Venice, United States.
Finnish documentary awarded in Italy
Finnish documentary film ‘Neljä elementtiä – maa, vesi, ilma, tuli’ (Life in Four Elements) has nabbed a Silver Gentian award for best artistic-technical contribution at the Trento Film Festival, which took place 27 April–7 May in Italy.
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.