International financing

International financing accounts for a major part of the funding of Finnish film productions. The Finnish Film Foundation supports production companies in finding international partners and financing.

Creative Europe/Media

The European Union’s Creative Europe programme grants support for the audiovisual sector. The Creative Europe/Media desk provides information and advice on the Media sub-programme in Finland. Their website also includes a list of European coproduction platforms.

Media Desk

Nordic Film & TV Fund

Finnish Film Foundation is one of the sponsors of the Nordic Film & TV Fund. Headquartered in Oslo, the Fund supports Nordic film and series.



Eurimages is a Council of Europe fund granting support to international co-productions. Finnish Film Foundation’s Head of Production acts as the Finnish representative in Eurimages.


New Dawn Fund

We are one of the partners of New Dawn, a film fund promoting inclusion and equality. The fund grants production support to feature-legth fiction and documentary projects from filmmakers from discriminated groups.

New Dawn

Co-producing with the Nordic countries

The Nordic Film & TV Fund has a website with information on co-production financing in the Nordic countries.

Co-producing with the Nordics

For more information on international financing please contact:

Matti Paunio

Head of Production

• management of the production department
• coordinating the Foundation’s international training and co-production projects
• the Finnish representative in the Eurimages Fund
• support for the promotion of other film culture

+358 9 6220 3038