Category Archives: Film

First Year students win the Finnish Youth Video Award

wave-stepup.org: Finland Chooses Winner for Youth Video Award The winner of the Finnish Youth Video Award was announced on Saturday the 10th of December. The ceremony was held in Sokos Hotel President in Helsinki, and Sokos Hotels sponsored the competition. … Continue reading

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Anni Oja´s The Moustache won Risto Jarva Prize in Tampere Short Film Festival

Turku Arts Academy graduate in animation, Anni Oja, has won a Risto Jarva Prize in Tampere Short Film Festival´s national competition 2016. The prize is for up coming film maker and it´s value is 10 000 euros. Anni Oja´s film … Continue reading

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The Future of Joel Autio, 2014 Film graduate from Turku Arts Academy

Interview with Joel Autio // TENT Academy Awards 2014 exhibition from Finncult Bxl:  In summer 2014, Joel Autio’s work ‘Weep not for me, O mother’ was nominated as the Best Foreign Film at the TENT Academy Awards 2014 in Rotterdam. … Continue reading

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Turku Arts Academy films competing in Nordisk Panorama festival

Nordisk Panorama 2014 accepted two films from Turku Arts Academy in it´s programme. Animator Kari Pieskä´s graduation film No Time for Toes is competing in Short Film Competition among two other finnish films. Joel Autio´s graduation film Weep Not for … Continue reading

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Monocle magazine gives Turku a standing ovation as the place where to make your movie

In the February edition of Monocle magazine Turku is declared as “becoming Finland’s official film city. … In addition to natural assets the city also has a respected film school; the Turku Arts Academy’s animation department has twice been crowned … Continue reading

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