Finnish TV show gets a US version

October 12, 2017

Entertainment site Variety reports that ABC and Appian Way Productions are developing a drama series based on Finnish Black Widows.

Finnish lake documentary excels overseas

October 2, 2017

Finnish documentary ‘Tale of a Lake’ is expanding its audience to the US.

A good year for Finnish film continues in Chicago

September 21, 2017

Three Finnish films have been chosen for the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival, from directors Aki Kaurismäki, Zaida Bergroth and Teemu Niukkanen.

Finland’s first superhero movie takes on the world

September 20, 2017

Seemingly insurmountable odds were overcome in order to bring this teenage dream to the big screen in spectacular fashion.

Film stars booked for new Moomin show

September 13, 2017

The entertainment site Variety reports that a star cast including Kate Winslet, Rosamund Pike and Taron Egerton will be heard in the upcoming Moomins animated series.

Finnish film Euthanizer gets North America release

September 12, 2017

The Finnish genre film Euthanizer was very well received at its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Following its successful screening, it will now be released in cinemas across North America.

Aki Kaurismäki film wins critics’ Grand Prix

September 8, 2017

Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki’s film ‘Toivon tuolla puolen’ (The Other Side of Hope) has won the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) Grand Prix 2017 award for best film.

Finland’s first superhero movie to German readers

August 21, 2017

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

August 17, 2017

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

August 15, 2017

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

July 26, 2017

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.