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New distribution acquisitions made by Snapper Films


Snapper Films has acquired theatrical distribution rights to Ben Wheatley’s (Kill List, Sightseers, High-Rise) Free Fire in Finland. The film stars an Academy Award winner Brie Larson (Kong: Skull Island, Room), Cillian Murphy (Inception, The Dark Knight), Armie Hammer (The Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Lone Ranger), Sharlto Copley (District 9, Chappie), Jack Reynor (Transformers: Age

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Sherlock North presented at Göteborg TV Drama Vision


Director Juha Wuolijoki of Snapper Films presented Sherlock North, the 10 x 60-minute series, at Göteborg Film Festival’s TV Drama Vision on February 1st, 2017. Series will be shot in English and Finnish, some Swedish and Norwegian. Sherlock North is created by Juha Wuolijoki and written by Jenny Dahlström and Wuolijoki. It’s based on the

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Finland hosted Laugh Factory’s Funniest Person in the World Competition


The Semi-finals, the finals and the closing ceremony of the Laugh Factory’s Funniest Person in the World competition took place in Helsinki and Levi, Finland and hosted by Finland’s own, 2014 Funniest Person in the World winner, Ismo Leikola. The mission of this event is to help bring peace to the world, and people together

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Snapper Films has made distribution acquisitions


Snapper Films has acquired Finnish distribution rights to David Farr’s lauded psychological thriller The Ones Below. The film stars Clémence Poésy, David Morrissey, Stephen Campbell Moore and Finnish actress Laura Birn. The theatrical release will be in Finland on September 2nd, 2016. Raven the Little Rascal – The Big Race, an animation feature by Sandor

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The Boy has been released on DVD and Blu-ray


The Boy (2016), an American psychological horror film directed by William Brent Bell and starring Lauren Cohan (The Walking Dead), is now available on DVD and Blu-ray in Finland. The film was released theatrically by Snapper Films in Finland on February 19th 2016. The Boy is a story about an American nanny who is shocked

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Vinski has been granted pre-production support


The Church Media Foundation in Finland has granted a pre-production support for the upcoming live-action family adventure feature Vinski ja näkymättömyyspulveri (Vinski and the Invisibility Powder), directed by Juha Wuolijoki, produced and distributed by Snapper Films. Vinski ja näkymättömyyspulveri was one of the 16 supported productions from the record amount of 102 applications. Earlier, Vinski

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Vinski has been granted development support


The upcoming live-action family adventure feature Vinski ja näkymättömyyspulveri (Vinski and the Invisibility Powder), directed by Juha Wuolijoki, produced and distributed by Snapper Films, has been awarded two development subsidies in April 2016. Vinski ja näkymättömyyspulveri has been granted a development support of 50.000 euros by Creative Europe MEDIA Programme last week. At the same

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Snapper Films will release The Boy on February 19, 2016


The Boy (2016), an American psychological horror film directed by William Brent Bell and starring Lauren Cohan (The Walking Dead), was released by STX Entertainment in the United States on January 22nd 2016. Snapper Films distributes the film in Finland. The Finnish premiere will be on February 19th 2016. The Boy is a story about

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