Tag Archives: Kari Pieskä

Pyjama Films – new animation studio and production house in Turku

Fresh new studio is starting in Turku. Pyjama Films was founded in February 2015 by five partners; CEO Terhi Väänänen, artistic director Elli Vuorinen, animation directors Samppa Kukkonen and Kari Pieskä and sound artist Jani Lehto. Elli, Samppa and Kari … Continue reading

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Audience prize for No Time for Toes

Kari Pieskä´s graduation film No Time for Toes ( Viis varpaista ) has won an Audience Prize in Hirosima 2104 International Animation Festival. Here you can listen Kari´s thoughts about his film and Hirosima festival: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77It4w2EMYg  

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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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Cooperative Paperihattu (Paperhat) in Annecy MIFA

Meet us in Annecy 2014! Turku based Cooperative Paperihattu`s members Elli Vuorinen, Ami Lindholm and Kari Pieskä will be attending Annecy this year in MIFA.  Paperihattu was founded in 2008 by Turku Arts Academy alumni. Elli Vuorinen´s graduation film Sockskewerstreet … Continue reading

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Animation alumni Kari Pieskä was awarded with two prices in Tampere Film festival 2014

The Tampere Film Festival´s special prize in the National Competition under 30 minutes category was handed out to No Time for Toes ( Viis varpaista ), an animated film by Kari Pieskä. The film also received the Student Prize. The … Continue reading

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