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Penelope in Annecy 2017

Turku Arts Academy alumni Heta Jäälinoja´s film Penelope is performed in Annecy 2017 festival in category of student films. Penelope is Heta´s diploma film for Estonian Academy of Arts. Heta Jäälinoja’s short film Penelope won the Grand Prix in National … Continue reading

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Special mention for Sore Eyes for Infinity in Zagreb

World festival of animated film – Animafest Zagreb anounced award winners of 2017 edition. Turku Arts Academy alumni Elli Vuorinen was also one of the winning directors with her film Sore Eyes for Infinity, produced by Pyjama Films in Turku. Each … Continue reading

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Triple win week for Turku Arts Academy alumni

Saturday March 11th film alumna Pilvi Hämäläinen (Film 2005-2009) won the Finnish sketch comedy television show Comedy Combat with her character Aina Inkeri Ankeinen. Sunday March 12th film alumna Selma Vilhunen (Film 1998-2002) won the Tampere Film Festival grand prix … Continue reading

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Alumna Elli Toivoniemi wins Critic’s Choice at Helsinki DocPoint Film Festival

Film Critic Neil Young’s Choices from New Finnish Documentaries 29.1.2017 The film critic Neil Young has picked his favourites from the new Finnish documentary films shown on our festival. His choices are Purity and Danger (dir. Elina Talvensaari) and Once I Was a … Continue reading

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Euranim Video Mapping workshop in Viborg

by Elli Maanpää Couple of weeks ago I had a chance to participate in a Video Mapping Workshop in Viborg Denmark. Here’s my video documentation from the trip. The workshop was organized by Euranim. It’s an European project that involves 6 … Continue reading

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