Finnish documentary film heads to Amsterdam
Virpi Suutari’s documentary film Entrepreneur (Yrittäjä) has been picked for the Masters Selection of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA).
Human Part gets a grand opening in Tallinn
Director Juha Lehtola’s latest film, Human Part, will hit the big screen with a bang at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
Finnish TV series lands global distribution deal
Hong Kong-based Lightning International has acquired the global distribution rights for Magic of Lapland, by inking an agreement with production company NTRNZ media and magician-illusionist Henri Kemppainen.
Finnish film having a good run in the Americas
Finnish comedy Heavy Trip (Hevi reissu) has hit cinemas across the US. Meanwhile in Brazil, several Finnish films will feature at the São Paulo International Film Festival.
Finnish film to have a good showing in Singapore
A Finnish film festival featuring 13 full-length Finnish films will be held in Singapore’s The Projector cinema between 11 and 21 October.
Finnish films to screen in Poland
Two Finnish films have been chosen for the Warsaw Film Festival.
Klaus Härö’s latest film sold internationally
Scandinavian distributor LevelK has inked a number of deals for Klaus Härö’s One Last Deal (Tuntematon mestari), following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
Finnish horror-comedy picked for US festivals
Ilja Rautsi’s debut short film, Helsinki Mansplaining Massacre, will be on show at the New York Film Festival and at Austin’s Fantastic Fest at the end of September.
Elisa brings Nordic TV to China
Finnish telecommunications company Elisa has partnered with China Broadcasting and Television Media (CBM) to bring Nordic entertainment to Chinese households.
Finnish film grabs attention in China
Chinese state-owned television broadcaster China Central Television is producing five episodes about the Finnish film industry for its World Film Report series, set to air in October. The two countries are also negotiating a co-production agreement for the industry.