US and Germany get heavy with Finnish film

May 14, 2018

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

May 9, 2018

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

May 4, 2018

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

April 25, 2018

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

April 20, 2018

Finnish cinema is reaching an ever-growing audience through screens around the world.

Finnish short film to premiere at Cannes

April 17, 2018

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

April 16, 2018

The Finnish Film Week is shining a spotlight on eight feature-length films and nine short films.

Finnish film to capture audiences in Belgrade

April 12, 2018

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

March 27, 2018

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

March 26, 2018

Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki has been awarded in Madrid, as a series of career retrospectives rolls out in Spain, Austria, Australia and France.

Finnish superhero tearing up big screens globally

March 19, 2018

Rendel, the first superhero flick ever to be made in Finland, has continued its successful run overseas.