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Armi Alive! wins Jussi Awards for Best Script and Best Set Design

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.

Deadweight co-produced by Bufo premieres at the 66th Berlinale

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

DoP Peter Flinckenberg receives the ASC Spotlight Award

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 »

Reunion receives Special Mention at the 65th Berlinale

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 »

ASC Spotlight Award Nomination for DoP Peter Flinckenberg

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 »

Short film Reunion selected to Generation 14Plus Competition at Berlinale

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 »

Armi Alive! premieres at Göteborg International Film Festival

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 »

Concrete Night one of the contenders for a nomination in European Film Awards 2014

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.