US and Germany get heavy with Finnish film
Finnish heavy metal comedy Heavy Trip (Hevi reissu) has been picked up by distributors in the US and Germany.
Finnish film sets eyes on Sheffield
Four Finnish documentaries will be screened in June at the prestigious Sheffield Doc/Fest, offering for example a glimpse into the fascinating work of two foley artists behind Alfred Hitchcock’s classic Psycho.
Road leads to Seattle for Finnish film
Finnish film The Eternal Road (Ikitie) is continuing its international success with three screenings at the biggest film festival in the US.
Finnish animated series Pikkuli to Al Jazeera
The licensing rights of the Finnish children’s animated series Pikkuli have been sold to the world’s biggest Arabic-speaking channel, Al Jazeera.
Five for Friday: Film directors
Finnish cinema is reaching an ever-growing audience through screens around the world.
Finnish short film to premiere at Cannes
The Tiger (Tiikeri), a short film written and directed by Mikko Myllylahti, is part of the line-up of the International Critics’ Week at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
Finnish films screen in Mexico
The Finnish Film Week is shining a spotlight on eight feature-length films and nine short films.
Finnish film to capture audiences in Belgrade
The renowned Serbian director Bojan Vuletić will curate the Finnish Film Week in Belgrade, to be held on 19–23 April and attended by the recent Jussi-awarded director-screenwriter Teemu Nikki and producers Kaarle Aho and Ari Matikainen.
Finnish doc starts global festival run in style
Finnish documentary Entrepreneur (Yrittäjä) will premiere in North America at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in May.
Aki Kaurismäki wins Gold and hits screens globally
Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki has been awarded in Madrid, as a series of career retrospectives rolls out in Spain, Austria, Australia and France.