FINNISH FILM AFFAIR 2018

 

FFA LINEUP AND PROJECTS PDF

 

PROGRAM 

TUESDAY 25.9

15.00-17.00 Workshop: ’Dealing with Sales Agents, Festival Strategy and Other Useful Things’ with Berlinale’s Jana Wolff at Dubrovnik (Eerikinkatu 11)

15.30-17.30 Industry Screening: Klaus Härö’s One Last Deal* at K-13 (Finnish Film Foundation) (*TIFF Selection 2018) for the international guests

18.30-20.30 Opening Screening: Selma Vilhunen’s Stupid Young Heart * at Bio Rex  (*TIFF Selection 2018)

20:30-23.00 Opening Party of the Finnish Film Affair co-hosted with Film Tampere for domestic and international accredited guests of the Finnish Film Affair

WEDNESDAY 26.9.

The Finnish Film Affair screenings run throughout the day in festival theatres.

See the program in FFA Handbook or at finnishfilmaffair.fi and the full festival program at hiff.fi

09.15-15.15 Works in Progress -showcase at Kinopalatsi 2 and Hotel Radisson Blu Plaza 

08.45-09:15 Registration (Finnish guests’ accreditation at Kinopalatsi, international delegates’ at the hotel)

09:15-9:30 Welcoming words (introducing the organizers)

09:30-10:00 Who is who – presentation of participants of the day (international delegates and Finnish professionals)

10:00-10:30 First round of Fiction in Progress project pitches (3 x 8 min)

10:40-11:20 Second round of Fiction in Progress project pitches (4 x 8 min)

11:30-12:30 Networking lunch at Hotel Radisson Blu Plaza

12:45-13:50 Fiction in Development project pitches (10 x 4 minutes)

14:00-15:15 Documentary in Progress & Development project pitches (6 x 8 minutes, 2 x 4 minutes)

15:30-18:00 One-on-one meetings for pitched projects and international guests (10-20 min each) at Hotel Radisson Blu Plaza

NOTE! Meetings with international delegates in this slot are organized only for filmmakers with projects by Marta Balaga, the FFA Matchmaker.

18.00-23.00 Sauna Dinner at Löyly co-hosted by the City of Helsinki

19:00 Opening words and announcing the Works in Progress winner

Food and drinks served. Bring your own bathing suit!

NOTE: BY INVITATION ONLY! (attendance limited to international delegates and invited Finnish participants)

18.45-20.15 Festival Screening: Anna Eriksson’s M at Kinopalatsi 7 

THURSDAY 27.9.

The Finnish Film Affair screenings run throughout the day in festival theatres.

See the program in FFA Handbook or at finnishfilmaffair.fi and the full festival program at hiff.fi

10.00-11.30 Industry Panel: China in collaboration with Business Finland at G Livelab

Note: The main target audience of the panel is Finnish film professionals.

11:45-12.45 Networking lunch at Pihka Kasarmi (Kasarmikatu 21)

13:00-14:30 Industry Panel: Unveiling the Casting Process at G Livelab

15:00-16:30 Industry Panel: Peer-to-peer: All Actor Panel at G Livelab

16.00-17.45 Festival Screening: Simo Halinen’s East of Sweden at Kinopalatsi 5

17:00-18:30 Nordic Flair interview at G Livelab

An interview with Nordic Flair Award recipient, actress Laura Birn.

19:00-23:00 Finnish film industry awards and Nordic Flair after party at G Livelab

Co-hosted with Audiovisual Producers Finland – APFI.

 

The screening schedule of the Finnish Film Affair will be published in September.

All films in the Finnish Film Affair programme have English subtitles.

The Industry Panels, the Works in Progress -showcase and the Development Workshop and Project Consulting Sessions will be conducted in English.

Changes in the program are possible.