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Weekend Wrap

Fascinating films, high-flying gaming and disruption in design

Bottoms up, the weekend is here!Credits: : Marimekko

The tides are right for the film scene, game studios bathe in funding and praise as design ticks all the right boxes. Click on any photo and take a look at recent creativity from Finland.

Minna Dufton’s Big vs. Small finds the right swell. (Photo: Facebook/BIG vs SMALL/Elina Manninen) Read PBS’ story

Noita is indie gaming at its hardest – and finest. (Photo: Nolla Games) Read IndieWire’s article

Tuija Halttunen’s film How to Kill a Cloud also answers the question of how to tell a story about clouds. (Photo: Facebook/How to Kill a Cloud) Read Cineuropa’s article

Oddlygood is in a positive spin. (Photo: Facebook/Valio) Read Dairy Reporter’s story

Metacore receives meta-level funding from Supercell. (Photo: Facebook/Metacore Games) Read Venture Beat’s article

Musopia takes music learners beyond the intro. (Photo: Facebook/Musopia Apps) Read our story

Vaarnii could be the great disruptor in Finnish design, according to Wallpaper. (Photo: Vaarnii) Read the story

Susanna Mälkki conducts herself gracefully in a new piece. (Photo: Stefan Bremer) Read The Arts Fuse’s story

SStepan Sarpaneva’s watches are not for everyone. (Photo: Facebook/Sarpaneva Watches) Read our interview

Marimekko’s new collection welcomes summer with open arms. (Photo: Marimekko) Read Hypebae’s story

By: Samuli Ojala
14.05.2021