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Weekend Wrap

Finnish games scene gets thumbs moving, and more

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

Credits: : 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

irector 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