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A Few Words about Women continue to be seen at the Turku Castle until March 2020

A group of Turku Arts Academy film students created extraordinary short films for the successful exhibition A Few Words about Women. The films depict the lives of women who lived in Turku Castle, in 17th century Turku. The colourful lives … Continue reading

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The winners of the first ever PITCH2019 competition are currently in production in Turku

Turku Arts Academy film students swept up prizes of the PITCH2019 at the Finnish Film Foundation in Helsinki last April. Among the schools in the competition were all the major film schools from Turku, Tampere and Helsinki. The Finnish Broadcasting … Continue reading

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Mika Kurvinen interviewed at Cannes for his Invisible Heroes

Variety interviews our film alumn Mika Kurvinen, who directed a TV-series for the international market:                       Variety: HOME > TV > FESTIVALS APRIL 8, 2019 11:13PM PT “MipTV: Eccho Rights Brings … Continue reading

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Variety: “Finnish Director Miia Tervo Brings Out Fresh New Voice With ‘Aurora’”

Film alumna Miia Tervo interviewed in Variety by Elsa Keslassy February 1, 2019 2:33AM PT Finnish Director Miia Tervo Brings Out Fresh New Voice With ‘Aurora’ With “Aurora,” a female-centric romantic comedy with social undertones, Miia Tervo has emerged as … 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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