Acclaimed Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu starts shooting his new feature film The Last Ones tomorrow in Lapland. The western flavoured modern crime drama will be shot in August and September in Finnish and Norwegian Lapland, and in October in Tallinn, Estonia. The story is set in a small mining village, and the cast includes Estonian Pääru… Read more »
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The Other Side of Hope, a new film directed by Aki Kaurismäki and co-produced by Bufo, will have its premiere in cinemas in Finland on February 3rd 2017. The film, titled Toivon tuolla puolen in Finnish and shot in early autumn in Helsinki, tells the story of a Finnish travelling salesman (Sakari Kuosmanen) and a Syrian… Read more »
The best Finnish Films were awarded in the Jussi Awards gala held last Saturday. Armi Alive! was awarded with two Jussi Awards: Best Script by Karoliina Lindgren and Best Set Design by Otso Linnalaakso. Bufo congratulates Karoliina and Otso! Jussi Awards, the Finnish equivalents of the Oscars, were given out by Filmiaura, the association of Finnish film professionals.
Axel Koenzen‘s feature film Deadweight will premiere at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival. The film, co-produced by Bufo and starring Finnish Tommi Korpela, will be screened in the festival’s Forum programme. The film is produced by German Rohfilm. Festival’s press release: Forum 2016 Programme
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has awarded Peter Flinckenberg, the DoP of CONCRETE NIGHT, with their annual Spotlight Award. The award recognises features and docs screened at festivals, released internationally or shown in limited theatrical release. This is the first time a Finnish film and cinematographer receive an ASC award. … Read more »
A short film by Iddo Soskolne and Janne Reinikainen, Reunion (Tuolla puolen), has received a Special Mention from the International Jury of the Generation 14Plus Programme at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. The jury states: “Using ambiguity and cheeky humor to deal with grief, the international jury applauds the visual dexterity and light touch… Read more »
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has nominated Peter Flinckenberg, the DoP of CONCRETE NIGHT for their annual Spotlight Award. The award recognizes features and docs screened at festivals, released internationally or shown in limited theatrical release. The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the art of filmmaking. Since… Read more »
Bufo’s new short film Reunion directed by Iddo Soskolne and Janne Reinikainen will have its world premiere at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. The film will be screened in the Generation 14Plus programme, where it will be competing from the main prizes of the section with 18 other shorts. Reunion is a directorial debut in… Read more »
Jörn Donner‘s new film about the founder of the iconic design company Marimekko, Armi Alive!, will have its world premiere at the 38th Göteborg International Film Festival. The film will be screened in the official closing screening of the festival on February 1st, additional screenings will follow on February 2nd. The festival will be organised on… Read more »
European Film Academy announced today the list of 50 European films, which will be recommended for a nomination for this year’s European Film Awards. The nominations will be announced on November 8th and the the 27th European Film Awards with the presentation of the winners will take place in Riga on December 13th.