Pressbook

2017

24.5. Variety

Anna Mottola to Head Helsinki International Film Festival, Works-in-Progress Titles Revealed (EXCLUSIVE)

24.5. Screen International

Helsinki to preview ‘Iron Sky 2’, ‘Guardian Angel’ 

30.5. Nordisk Film og TV Fond

New Helsinki CEO announces 1st industry works in progress 

25.8. Helsingin Sanomat

Naiset ovat ohjanneet 40 prosenttia tänä vuonna ensi-iltansa saavista elokuvista, ja se on ennätyksellisen paljon – naiset pääsevät usein ohjaamaan miehiä myöhemmin 

7.9. Nordisk Film og TV Fond

Finnish Film Affair launches Nordic Flair prize, selects 50 films and projects 

8.9. Screen International

Women take centre stage in Finnish Film Affair line-up 

15.9. The Hollywood Reporter

Finnish Film Affair Unveils Lineup, Touts Record Number of Female Directors

15.9. Variety

Female Filmmakers Out in Force at Sixth Finnish Film Affair 

19.9. Cineuropa

The Finnish Film Affair gets under way 

21.9. Variety

Klaus Härö shoots art-world drama The Dark Christ 

22.9. SmackTheJack.net

Selma Vilhusen uusi elokuva palkittiin Finnish Film Affair -myyntitapahtumassa 

25.9. Variety

Selma Vilhunen’s Stupid Young Heart Wins Finnish Film Affair Prize 

27.9. Screen International

Stupid Young Heart wins work in progress prize at Finnish Film Affair 

27.9. Golden Globes

It’s a Finnish Film Affair for the HFPA at the Helsinki Festival 

25.9. Nordisk Film og TV Fond

Know your windows and be flexible say VOD and sales experts 

2016

27.9.2016 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/race/awards-pundits-brad-angie-paramounts-932701

23.9.2016 Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=317897

22.9.2016 Variety
http://variety.com/2016/film/global/post-punk-disorder-tom-of-finland-finnish-film-affair-1201867683/

22.9.2016 Nordisk Film og TV Fond
http://www.nordiskfilmogtvfond.com/news/stories/banner-year-for-finnish-film-affair-works-in-progress

22.9.2016 Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=317878

15.9.2016 Screen Daily
http://www.screendaily.com/news/finnish-film-affair-reveals-2016-line-up/5109489.article

13.9.2016 Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=315293

9.9.2016 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/oscar-predictions-feinberg-forecast-911623/item/best-actor-first-look-at-911671

5.9.2016 Screen Daily
http://m.screendaily.com/5109050.article

29.8.2016 Screen Daily
http://m.screendaily.com/5108853.article

26.8.2016 Screen Daily
http://m.screendaily.com/5108810.article

23.8.2016 Variety
http://variety.com/2016/film/global/little-wing-selma-vilhunen-premiere-toronto-1201842791/

16.6.2016 Screen Daily
http://www.screendaily.com/5104884.article?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsletter78

16.6.2016 Screen Daily
http://m.screendaily.com/5104873.article

7.6.2016 The Skinny
http://www.theskinny.co.uk/festivals/uk-festivals/film/focus-on-finnish-film

2.6.2016 Deadline Hollywood
http://deadline.com/2016/06/mubi-acquires-happiest-day-in-the-life-of-olli-maki-slack-bay-cannes-1201766085/

21.5.2016 Variety
http://variety.com/2016/film/festivals/the-happiest-day-in-the-life-of-olli-maki-wins-cannes-un-certain-regard-the-red-turtle-captain-fantastic-1201780260/

21.5.2016 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/cannes-happiest-day-life-olli-895322

20.5.2016 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/happiest-day-life-olli-maki-896039

16.5.2016 Screen International
http://www.screendaily.com/news/distribution/film-constellation-aligns-for-scandi-horror-lake-bodom/5104002.article?blocktitle=LATEST-FILM-NEWS-HEADLINES&contentID=44435

14.5.2016 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/iron-sky-filmmakers-launch-fan-893797

13.5.2016 Screen International
http://m.screendaily.com/5103801.article

11.5.2016 Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=309000

10.2.2016 Variety
http://variety.com/2016/film/global/media-luna-little-wing-selma-vilhunen-1201702033/

 12.1.2016 Variety
http://variety.com/2016/film/global/reel-suspects-rolls-out-manieggs-lovemilla-1201681416/

6.1.2016 Screen International
http://www.screendaily.com/festivals/the-54-films-to-tempt-festival-directors-in-2016/5098524.article?blocktitle=FEATURES&contentID=43731

 

2015

 17.12. oscars.org
http://www.oscars.org/news/9-foreign-language-films-advance-oscarr-race-1

 12.10.2015 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/2016-golden-globe-award-nominations-847494

 28.9. Indiewire
http://www.indiewire.com/article/heres-how-to-shoot-a-sci-fi-film-on-a-low-budget-20150928

1.10. The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/midwife-k-til-helsinki-review-828528?mobile_redirect=false

3.10. Favex Newsletter
http://favex.creamailer.fi/article/560bc49dbd0cb/560e2d817bc42

28.9. Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=299305

1.10. Golden Globes
http://www.goldenglobes.com/exclusives/helsinki-festival-“finnish-affair”-31717

28.9. Nordic Film and TV Fund
http://www.nordicfilmandtvfund.com/index.php/news/extras/helsinki-affair-crowns-dragonfly/

26.9. Variety
http://variety.com/2015/film/news/docu-features-shine-at-helsinkis-fourth-edition-of-finnish-film-affair-1201602491/

25.9. Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=299245

25.9. HIFF
http://hiff.fi/uutiset/2015/09/25/hentokeijukorento-palkittiin-finnish-film-affair-myyntitapahtumassa/

24.9. Screen Daily
http://www.screendaily.com/news/dragonfly-doc-named-best-pitch-at-finnish-film-affair/5094536.article?fb_action_ids=10153631709546552&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_ref=.VgT2LWs9Zwc.like

22.9. Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/it.aspx?t=interview&l=en&did=298981

18.9. Nordic Film and TV Fund (Finnish Film Affair)
http://www.nordicfilmandtvfund.com/index.php/news/stories/us-finnish-film-affairs-discussed-helsinki/

8.9. Indiewire
http://blogs.indiewire.com/sydneylevine/finns-figure-how-to-enter-us-market-and-give-female-pitching-award-20150908

4.9. Screen Daily
http://www.screendaily.com/news/finnish-film-affair-to-introduce-pitch-award/5092515.article

4.9. The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/finnish-film-affair-adds-pitch-820395

3.9. Variety
http://variety.com/2015/film/global/fourth-finnish-film-affair-confab-to-host-u-s-panel-1201585156/

8.6. Nordic Film and TV Fund (Finnish Film Affair)
http://www.nordicfilmandtvfund.com/index.php/news/extras/finnish-film-affair-launches-work-progress-award/

 

2014

13.11. Variety (Bodom)
http://variety.com/2014/film/news/finnish-producers-prep-stylish-bodom-slasher-1201355495/

10.11. Filmecho/Filmwoche 45/2014 (Iron Sky 2, AFM)
Metamorphosen und neue Möglichkeiten (PDF)

7.11. Cineuropa (Iron Sky 2, AFM)
http://cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=280601

14.10. Cineuropa (Moomins on the Riviera)
http://cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=264665

14.10. Cineuropa (2 Nights till Morning)
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=264668

9.10. Le film français
Les retrouvailles du Finnish Film Affair 2014 (PDF)

7.10. Filmecho/Filmwoche 40/2014 (Finnish Film Affair)
Finnland – Filmland mit großer Bandbreite (PDF)

6.10. The Hollywood Reporter (Song)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/song-laulu-helsinki-review-737546 

5.10. Golden Globe Awards – The Dailies (HIFF)
http://www.goldenglobes.com/exclusives/helsinki-international-film-festival-love-anarchy-where-east-meets-west-25499

3.10. Nordic Film & TV Fund (Rasperry Boat Refugee)
http://www.nordiskfilmogtvfond.com/index.php/news/stories/finnishswedish-comedy-about-identity-opens-wide-finland/

2.10. Cineuropa (Moomins on the Riviera)
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=264186

30.9. Cineuropa (HIFF)
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=264061

28.9. Screen Daily (HIFF)
http://www.screendaily.com/festivals/ida-wins-helsinki-audience-award/5078021.article

26.9. Screen Daily (Finnish Film Week Awards)
http://www.screendaily.com/news/concrete-night-wins-at-finnish-film-week/5077988.article

26.9. Cineuropa (Finnish Film Week Awards)
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=264017

26.9. Nordic Film & TV Fund (Finnish Film Affair)
http://www.nordiskfilmogtvfond.com/index.php/news/stories/finnish-film-affair-thrills-international-guests/

24.9. The Hollywood Reporter (Voice of Sokurov)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/voice-sokurov-sokurovin-aani-helsinki-735406

12.09. Nordic Film and TV Fund (Finnish Film Affair)
http://www.nordiskfilmogtvfond.com/index.php/news/stories/finnish-film-affair-connects-young-talents-international-experts/

08.09. Cineuropa (Finnish Film Affair)
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=262928

05.09. Filmjournal (Finnish Film Affair)
http://www.filmjournal.com/filmjournal/content_display/columns-and-blogs/european-update/e3i1295bdda07cc9d1d7ab50ea120efc0e6

05.09. Film Français (Finnish Film Affair)
Bonnes Affaires au Finnish Film Affair (PDF)

26.8.  Screen Daily (Finnish Film Affair)
www.screendaily.com/news/finnish-film-affair-unveils-line-up/5076619.article

17.5. Cineuropa (Finnish Film Affair)
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=257534

17.5.2014 Screen Daily (Finnish Film Affair)
http://www.screendaily.com/news/finnish-film-affair-unveils-2014-dates/5072008.article

 

2013

5.11.2013 Variety
http://variety.com/2013/biz/news/iron-sky-tv-series-1200799583

31.10.2013 Cineuropa
http://cineuropa.org/it.aspx?t=interview&l=en&did=246430

30.10.2013 Cineuropa
http://cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=246375

23.10.2013 Variety
http://variety.com/2013/film/news/hockey-biodoc-finnish-flash-scores-big-in-finland-1200752657

21.10.2013 Der Tagesspiegel
http://www.tagesspiegel.de/kultur/filmland-finnland-hinter-dem-ruecken-gottes/8960022.html

7.10.2013 Filmmaker Magazine
http://filmmakermagazine.com/76534-more-than-saunas-and-kaurismakis-the-second-finnish-film-affair/

1.10.2013 Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=244797

30.9.2013 Screen Daily
http://www.screendaily.com/news/finnish-film-affair-attracts-record-numbers/5060958.article

29.9.2013 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/finlands-love-anarchy-film-festival-638863

27.9.2013 Screen Daily
http://www.screendaily.com/news/21-ways-producer-wins-finnish-award/5060911.article

27.9.2013 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/finlands-osmo-produce-3d-animation-637827

27.9.2013 Variety
http://variety.com/2013/film/international/finnish-film-week-names-top-producer-director-of-the-year-1200673978/

27.9.2013 Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=244698

25.9.2013 Screen Daily
http://www.screendaily.com/news/finnish-cinema-looking-beyond-shores/5060793.article 

24.9.2013 Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=244467

20.9.2013 Cineuropa
http://www.cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=244334  

16.9.2013 Screen Daily
http://www.screendaily.com/festivals/other-festivals/expanded-helsinki-international-film-festival-underway/5032203.article

2.9.2013 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-finland-is-first-scandinavian-619358

21.8.2013 Screen Daily
http://hiff.fi/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/FFA_Screen_Daily_21082013.pdf (PDF)

21.8.2013 Variety
http://variety.com/2013/film/international/concrete-night-and-heart-of-a-lion-set-to-play-at-finnish-film-affair-1200585170/

20.8.2013 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/finnish-films-spotlight-at-helsinki-609610

12.8.2013 Cineuropa
http://cineuropa.org/nw.aspx?t=newsdetail&l=en&did=242643

5.8.2013 Screen Daily
http://www.screendaily.com/news/adele-to-open-helsinki-ff/5058939.article?blocktitle=Latest-News&contentID=1846

5.8.2013 Variety
http://variety.com/2013/film/international/kechiches-adele-chapter-1-2-bows-helsinki-intl-film-festival-1200573970/

5.8.2013 The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/finlands-love-anarchy-festival-open-599585

17.5.2013 Screen Daily
http://www.screendaily.com/festivals/finnish-film-affairs-second-edition-to-run-in-september/5056082.article
Article in the printed Screen Daily (PDF)