Eight films receive production support from The Finnish Film Foundation in October

October 14, 2019

The Board of The Finnish Film Foundation awarded over 1 million euros in production support this October.

Two of the projects receiving funding were feature films, four feature documentaries and two short documentaries. Three of the films are minority co-productions.

Feature Films

70 Is Just a Number (70 on vaan numero)
Director & writer: Johanna Vuoksenmaa
Producers: Riina Hyytiä, Nina Laurio / Dionysos Films
Support sum: 700,000 €

minority co-production
Director: Lovisa Síren
Writer: Lovisa Síren, Peter Modestij
Producer: Siri Hjorton Wagner
Finnish co-production company: Tuffi Films
Support sum: 100,000 €

Documentary Films

Best Possible Life (Maailman onnellisin kansa)
short documentary
Directors & writers: Jussi Sandhu, Ville Hakonen
Producers: Pasi Hakkio, Niina Virtanen / Wacky Tie Films
Support sum: 20,000 €

Director & writer: Veikko Aaltonen
Producers: Mark Lwoff, Misha Jaari / Bufo
Support sum: 110,000 €

Good Life
minority co-production
Directors & writers: Marta Dauliūtė, Viktorija Šiaulytė
Producers: Marta Dauliūtė, Viktorija Šiaulytė, Niklas Kullström, Mirjam Gelhorn, Dagnė Vildžiūnaitė
Finnish co-production company: Hillstream Pictures
Support sum: 18,000 €

minority co-production
Director & writer: Guy Davidi
Producers: Sigrid Dykjaer, Hilla Medailla, Kaarle Aho
Finnish co-production company: Making Movies
Support sum: 40,000 €

Solitary Dance (Näkymättömät)
Director & writer: Antti Lempiäinen
Producer: Ella Ruohonen / Superreel Productions
Support sum: 75,000 €

Yvonne – the woman, the myth, the legend (Yvonne – kvinnan, myten, legenden)
short documentary
Director & writer: Anna Blom
Producer: Anna Blom / Ja Media Production
Support sum: 10,000 €