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VFX: Script to Screen
Call for Applications 2015 “The course completely immersed me in the world of VFX, covering every aspect, to give me a knowledge base and the confidence to make decisions as a director which will be invaluable in the future.” – Brendan Muldowney, Director, Ireland VFX: Script to Screen equips producers, directors and creatives with the tools to make artistic, budgetary and technical decisions in relation to VFX, and provides a “big picture” understanding of how VFX impacts on various aspects of prep, production and post. Through the experience of a live VFX shoot, a fully immersive day in a VFX studio, case studies, lectures ...
Seminaari: Elokuva- ja TV-alan kautta kasvua koko Suomelle
Aalto-yliopiston elokuva- ja lavastustaiteen laitos ELO (Film School Helsinki) ja FAVEX – Finnish Film & Audiovisual Export järjestävät 25.3.2015 seminaarin, jonka aiheena on elokuva- ja TV-tuotantojen tarjoamat mahdollisuudet alueiden kehittämiselle ja taloudelliselle kasvulle. Tilaisuudessa esitellään European Audiovisual Observatoryn teettämän tutkimuksen tuloksia joita eri Euroopan maat ovat saavuttaneet tuotantokannustimien avulla. Tilaisuudessa puhuu muun muassa selvityksen laatinut Jonathan Olsberg. Tilaisuuden ajankohta: keskiviikko 25.3. klo 12:30 – 14:30 Paikka: Aalto-yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulu, Nokia-sali (Runeberginkatu 14-16, Helsinki) Tarkempi ohjelma julkaistaan lähempänä tilaisuutta, mutta merkitse tilaisuus kalenteriisi ja ilmoittaudu osoitteessa: http://bit.ly/18nznNi Seminaarin kieli on osittain englanti. Lisätietoa: http://favex.fi/tuotantokannustinseminaari/#
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Cross Channel Film Lab launches new training programme for European filmmakers
The Cross Channel Film Lab launches a brand new training programme, designed to help filmmakers working with visual effects and Stereo 3D transform their projects using cutting-edge technology. Supported by Creative Europe, CCFL Training will focus on the development of low to medium budget feature films utilising VFX and Stereo 3D technologies to enhance storytelling and reach new audiences. A core programme will offer 24 filmmakers, each with early stage feature film projects, the chance to engage in a mix of residential workshops and online seminars, masterclasses and specialist consultancy, and learn more about the intersection of visual technology and screenwriting. Running for ...
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Korean production in Helsinki
Early February, Korean feature film A MAN AND A WOMAN will be filmed in Helsinki. The story tells of a romantic encounter between two Korean expats in Helsinki. In the lead role stars Do-yeon Youn, a beloved actress in Korea who won the Best Actress award in Cannes 2007 for her role in SECRET SUNSHINE. The director is Yoon-ki Lee, another festival darling who signs for his sixth feature. His previous feature COME RAIN, COME SHINE ran in the Official Competition at Berlinale. The production is a Korean-Finnish-Estonian co-production handled by Bom Film Productions, a Korean production company of high repute. All elements seem to ...
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SPOTFilm Festival wants Nordic Filmtalents
OPEN CALL TO NORDIC FILMTALENTS With the ambition of presenting the best Nordic filmtalents, SPOT is now accepting submissions to the film programme. If you happen to be one of these filmtalents, don’t hesitate to submit your film and get a chance at screening it at one of the most important audience and industry festivals for music, films and interactive media in Scandinavia. You can submit your film to SPOT here, as well as read the festival’s entry requirements. The submission deadline is 23. February 12 pm. The following four categories are accepting submissions: SPOT The Film, the festival’s competition programme for Nordic fiction ...
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DocPoint Encounters 28.-29.1.
DocPoint (27.1.-1.2.) has steadily become one of the largest documentary film happenings in the Nordic countries. As always, there are many international guests attending. This year’s guest in focus is Anders Ostergaard. The DocPoint Encounters’ section on Jan 28th-29th offers masterclasses and lectures to industry professionals. In the event we get to know the challenges and opportunities of domestic and international distribution, the Belgian way of producing, new films in the rough cut phase and international festivals. The seminar guests include Finnish and international top professionals of the film industry. Make sure to register before Jan 23rd.  
Baltic Event 25.-28.11.
Baltic Event, the largest regional film market in the North-Eastern Europe, takes place during Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. First introduced in 2002, it has highlighted an  array of feature film projects, including several Finnish productions.  20 feature film projects in development from the Central and Eastern European and Nordic countries will be showcased in the Co-Production Market. Commission Helsinki will attend Baltic Event this year again. For further information on the occasion, please refer to: http://be.poff.ee/index.php
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No Noob Networks kokoaa media-alan toimijat yhteen marraskuussa!
What is happening in the Finnish media industries at the moment? How should the field be developed? What kind of challenges does internationalization pose within the media industries? Come and join our think tank in No Noob Networks workshop in 4th of November at Ylen Iso Paja. No Noob Network is a workshop organized for the media industry professionals and students. The aim of the workshop is to encourage public debate and highlight current issues and phenomena in media industry in Finland and Internationally. The workshop  starts at 12:00 with case studies, introducing the current hot topics. The event is free of charge. Please sign up for the event here and be sure to register by 2nd of November at the latest. Register ...
Saint Petersburg Media Forum
Commission Helsinki will take part in International Media Forum in St Petersburg 6.-8.10.2014. The forum’s professional part is expected to be visited by 1,200 producers, directors and other media market players almost from all over the world, including Europe, Asia, North America, and BRICS countries. In particular, the major players of film business and TV industry, including NBC Universal, Warner Bros, Fox, Sony, Lionsgate, HBO, CBS and Endemol, have already confirmed their participation. If you have impending production matters with our eastern neighbours,  please get in touch with commissioner.
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Screen4All Campus
from October 28 to 30, 2014 / Centre National de la Danse / Pantin, France SCREEN4ALL offers the technological, methodological and economic knowledge required to master production and distribution of contents for new screens (online TVs, tablets, smartphones…). This training program features both talks and workshops where trainees can put into practice the theoretical concepts they were taught. Five projects presented by the participants are selected and used as case studies. Enroll by submitting this registration form: http://screen4all.com/images/Formulaires_2014/Formulaire_dinscription_S4A_UK.pdf Flyer: Screen4all_EN Full program: S4ALL Campus Planning EN