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Fredrikstad Animation Festival prizes to Turku animators, Elli Vuorinen and Samppa Kukkonen

Fredrikstad Animation Festival is the oldest and largest of its kind in the Nordic region, dating back to 1994 and the festival Animerte Dager in Oslo, Norway. The annual festival now takes place each October in the town of Fredrikstad, … Continue reading

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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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Elli Vuorinen´s Still Lives in Nordisk Panorama

Elli Vuorinen´s experimental animation Still Lives ( Kiirehessä liikkumatoin) has been chosen in Best Nordic Short Film Competition at Nordisk Panorama festival. The festival celebrates the very best of Nordic shorts & docs in a true Nordic championship. Out of … 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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