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10 nominations for Concrete Night in Jussi Awards

Concrete Night has been nominated in 10 different categories for the Jussi Awards. Concrete Night was nominated for best film, director (Pirjo Honkasalo), screenwriting (Pirjo Honkasalo, Pirkko Saisio), cinematography (Peter Flinckenberg), editing (Niels Pagh Andersen), production design (Pentti Valkeasuo), sound design (Jan Alvermark), costume design (Saija Siekkinen), supporting actress (Anneli Karppinen) and supporting actor (Jari… Read more »

Korso released in cinemas in Finland on February 28th

Akseli Tuomivaara’s first full-length feature Korso, a youth film about Mikko who dreams to one day make it in the NYC streetball scene, will be released in cinemas in Finland on February 28th 2014. Korso is produced by Bufo and Tuffi Films and will be distributed in Finland by B-Plan, a new distribution company established by Bufo. Further information: Helena… Read more »

Concrete Night in Plus Camerimage festival’s main competition

Pirjo Honkasalo’s Concrete Night has been selected for the main competition programme of International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography Plus Camerimage. The festival will be organised for the 21st time in Bydgoszcz, Poland on 16th -23rd November. Concrete Night will be competing for the main prize of the festival with 13 other films,… Read more »

Concrete Night selected for the competition programme of St. Petersburg International Film Festival

Pirjo Honkasalo’s Concrete Night has been selected for the competition programme of St. Petersburg International Film Festival. The festival will be organised in St. Petersburg on September 13th – 22nd.   The film will be screened with 13 other films in the main competition programme. The jury will be lead by one of the most… Read more »

Concrete Night premieres at Toronto International Film Festival’s Masters Series

Feature film CONCRETE NIGHT directed by veteran filmmaker Pirjo Honkasalo and produced by Bufo will have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival. The film will be screened in the prestigious Masters Series together with 10 other films. “Masters” presents every year the latest films from the world’s most influental arthouse directors. Previous years the series has… Read more »

Korso film starts shooting in April

Bufo will start shooting Akseli Tuomivaara‘s feature film Korso next April in the Helsinki area in Finland. The film tells about Markus, 20, who dreams of becoming a street ball star in New York, but spends his days in his home suburb Korso playing ball with his friends in an old warehouse – and drinking…. Read more »

The Escapists to be screened at Tampere Film Festival

Niklas Lindgren’s short film The Escapists has been selected to the national competition programme of the 43rd Tampere Film Festival. The film tells about a guy in his thirties, Ville, who is a LARPer but wants to keep it as a secret from the woman of his dreams. Lindgren has gratuated from Aalto University’s Film Department… Read more »