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Her Head and Still Lives were awarded in TAFF 2019

The winner of Turku Animated Film Festival ( TAFF) National Competition was Her Head (FI 2019) by Emma Louhivuori. The Jury described the film as “surreal and simple, a perfect match of visual style and content”. Elli Vuorinen‘s Still Lives (FI 2019) was … Continue reading

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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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Pitching animation in Cartoon Forum 2018

PITCHING ANIMATION by Elli Maanpää I felt so privileged to attend the 29th Cartoon Forum in Toulouse France this September. Cartoon Forum is one of the largest international pitching forums in Europe for animated TV projects. Pitching in Cartoon Forum … Continue reading

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Turku Animated Film Festival TAFF 29.8.-2.9.2108

Turku Animated Film Festival TAFF is here again! Third edition of the festival starts August 29th. and it´s five days of films, discussions, nice people and parties in a beautiful area of an old factory called Manilla by the river … Continue reading

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