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Weekend Wrap

Finnish games scene gets thumbs moving, and more

Director Antti Jokinen’s biopic ‘Helene’ looks west.

Andres Teiss

The local games scene finds itself in focus this week, as do visual arts on screen. Take a look at recent creativity from a Finnish perspective.

Selma Vilhunen's new series, Carpe Fucking Diem, is out in April. Say no more. (Photo: Tuffi Films)

ORTRAUM architects is out to minimise environmental impact and maximise aesthetic appeal with ’12’. (Photo: Marc Goodwin) Read Designboom’s article

Sleeping on nettles is now silky smooth thanks to Knokkon. (Photo: Knokkon) Read our story

The future of gaming company Remedy is tied to epic events. (Photo: Remedy)

Sunnier days are ahead, hints a new collaboration between Marimekko and Uniqlo. (Photo: Marimekko) Read Fiber2Fashion’s article

For Big Ear Games, love for music is universal. (Photo: Big Ear Games) Read Venture Beat’s article

Helene Schjerfbeck’s life on film draws interest in Sweden. (Photo: Andres Teiss) Read our Daily Brief

Mainframe is an impressive team of industry vets. (Photo: Mainframe) Read Wccftech’s interview

Director Ilja Rautsi wants to go beneath the surface with his films. (Photo: Mitro Härkönen) Read Cineuropa’s interview

Finns know their gaming like they know their coffee. (Photo: Hatch) Read our Five From Finland

By: Samuli Ojala