PARIS– “Bodom,” Taneli Mustonen’s stylish horror project based on the 1960’s campsite murders, is shaping up to be one of Scandinavia’s most anticipated elevated genre imports. Attending the AFM with…
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"Free the Mind" is an elegant if somewhat overlong documentary about the pioneering work of University of Wisconsin psychologist Richard Davidson.
Jim Broadbent, Ray Stevenson and Mehmet Kurtulus have been added to the cast of Jalmari Helander's actioner "Big Game." Thesps will join previously announced Samuel L. Jackson and Onni Tommila. "Big…
Petri Kemppinen has been tapped CEO of Nordisk Film & TV Fond. Kemppinen is currently head of production at the Finnish Film Foundation. He previously served as VP of Nordisk Film & TV Fond from…
Pirjo Honkasalo’s “Concrete Night” and Dome Karukoski's “Heart of a Lion” are among the 27 new films set to screen at the second edition of Finnish Film Affair, the professional forum running…
This intellectually bracing, visually arresting documentary goes far beyond character study into a search for Chinese identity.
Less a road movie than a trying-to-get-on-the-road movie, "Alcan Highway" is a rustic, picaresque adventure about a rootless 44-year-old Finn in Alaska, trying to drive to Vancouver in his dream…
A father-and-son road trip morphs into a musical journey examining the fraught history of Finnish immigration in Sweden in the modest but touching docu "Finnish Blood, Swedish Heart."
MOSCOW -- The Finnish Film Foundation has appointed two commissioners to administer the country's production grants.
JERUSALEM -- Three Israeli film projects were awarded cash to move into production on Monday thanks to the 7th Pitch Point, an international co-production contest at the 29th Jerusalem Film Festival.
As with other Scandinavian countries, there are no direct tax incentives for the film industry, but Finland does boast a range of funds and regional support that help attract international…