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.

Life in Four Elements tops mountain film festival

March 7, 2018

The Finnish documentary film Life in Four Elements (Neljä Elementtiä) has been named the Best Film About Mountains, Sports and Adventure at the 12th Festival Gorniškega Filma in Slovenia.

Finnish war and hitchhikers screen in the UK

March 5, 2018

The hitchhiking documentary film #TAKEMEANYWHERE has premiered at the Manchester Film Festival, while Finnish war film Unknown Soldier continues to fill cinemas, most recently in Scotland.

Finnish films to screen in Montreal

March 2, 2018

A trio of Finnish short films produced by Ateneum Art Museum has been selected for the 36th International Festival of Films on Art in Canada.

Finnish trio to compete at CPH:DOX

February 19, 2018

Three Finnish films have been nominated for the Nordic:Dox Award at the 2018 Copenhagen International Documentary Festival (CPH:DOX).

Ikitie scoops best Nordic film award in the US

February 13, 2018

The Eternal Road (Ikitie), the story of one man’s struggle for survival amid political tumult in 1930s Finland, has won the Valhalla Award at the 2018 Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Acclaimed Finnish film picked up and Berlin-bound

February 6, 2018

The global sales of Antti-Jussi Annila’s critically acclaimed The Eternal Road have been acquired by Stockholm’s Eyewell, which is taking the film to the Berlin Film Festival.

Gigglebug’s Best & Bester cartoon catches the Eye

February 2, 2018

Finnish animation studio Gigglebug Entertainment and London-based Eye Present have signed a co-production deal, after Best & Bester set tongues wagging at the Cartoon Forum 2017.

Finnish heavy metal comedy to premiere at SXSW

February 1, 2018

Heavy Trip (Hevi Reissu), a comedy about a fictional heavy metal band from a small village in Northern Finland, will have its world premiere at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, in March.

MTV Group joins Nordisk Film & TV Fond

February 1, 2018

Finland’s largest commercial television group, MTV, has become a member of Oslo-based Nordisk Film & TV Fond (NFTVF). The membership is set to open more funding opportunities for Finnish television and film projects.

Finnish film lights up Rotterdam Film Festival

January 24, 2018

A broad selection of Finnish cinema is being screened at this year’s Rotterdam Film Festival, including an entry that revives a feature film that was thought to be completely destroyed in a 1959 studio fire.