• First Hand picks up Finnish documentary HOBBYHORSE REVOLUTION

    Academy Award-nominated Selma Vilhunen‘s new documentary Hobbyhorse Revolution has found an international distributor in First Hand Films. HobbyHorse Revolution tells the story of a group of teenage girls who ‘hobbyhorse’, that is, compete in competitions where they perform jumps similar to real horses, but use stuffed toy horses. We spoke to Selma Vilhunen about the documentary here

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  • IRON SKY picked up by SF Studios

    Scandinavian production house SF Studios has picked up the Nordic rights to the film Iron Sky: The Coming Race, which is the sequel from cult hit Iron Sky. Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war but buried deep under the

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  • Alicia Vikander to voice Moomins in new film

    Possibly the most Scandinavian title ever? Swedish actress and Academy Award-winner Alicia Vikander is set to voice two Moomins in the upcoming Moomins motion picture titled Moomins and the Winter Wonderland. Vikander will voice Little My and Sorry-oo, and Stellan Skarsgård will voice Moominpoppa. He is also executive producing the film. Moomins are Finnish storybook characters

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  • New Scandi WWII drama launched at Cannes

    A new World War II drama is coming from Scandinavia (see: Land of Mine, The King’s Choice) and has been announced at the Cannes Film Festival. Titled The Bird Catcher, the story centres on a Jewish girl who struggles to survive in Nazi-occupied Norway by masquerading as a male farmland in Sweden. The screenplay is written by newcomer

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  • Klaus Härö’s new film receives production funding from Finnish Film Foundation

    Klaus Härö‘s latest film, titled Dark Christ, has received funding in the latest round of production support from the Finnish Film Foundation. Härö’s previous film, The Fencer, was nominated for a Golden Globe for best foreign-language film. Now he is back with Dark Christ (Tumma Kristus), which is a 1 575 000,00 € project to be produced by Making Movies Oy. The film

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  • TRAILER: Finnish superhero movie ‘Rendel’

    RENDEL is a Finnish superhero film to be released in 2017. It is the very first full-length superhero film from Finland and introduces world a completely new superhero Rendel. Rendel’s way to the big screen has been long, but certain. The beginning of the story goes way back to the Director Jesse Haaja’s schoolboy years.

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