Juha Wuolijoki’s top-grossing Christmas Story has been released on Amazon Prime Video in the United States. The film, originally released in 2007, has become a family favorite in Finland and around the world. Released in over 120 countries, Christmas Story has won numerous awards globally, including a Jussi Award for Best Cinematography, as well as Best in World Cinema
Nelonen Media has acquired both the theatre and TV rights to a family fantasy film Vinski and the Invisibility Powder directed by Juha Wuolijoki and produced by Snapper Films Oy. Through this film, Nelonen Media begins film distribution in Finland. By investing in film distribution, Nelonen Media will bring the most popular Finnish films in the future
Director Juha Wuolijoki of Snapper Films presented Sherlock North, a 10 x 60-minute series, at MIPCOM in Cannes October 2018 as part of the Finnish drama showcase.Sherlock North is created by Juha Wuolijoki. It’s based on the unforgettable characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and is being developed in collaboration with the Conan Doyle Estate Limited.
Nordisk Film & TV Fond granted production support of 1 250 000 NOK to Vinski and the Invisibility Powder (Vinski ja näkymättömyyspulveri).The main financiers of the film are Finnish Film Foundation, MTV, NFTF and Creative Media.Vinski and the Invisibility Powder is a live-action family film directed by Juha Wuolijoki and produced by Snapper Films. The film is based on the
The Finnish Film Foundation has granted their full production support for the upcoming live-action family adventure feature Vinski ja näkymättömyyspulveri (Vinski and the Invisibility Powder), directed byJuha Wuolijoki and produced by Snapper Films. Earlier, Vinski was awarded development support by Creative Europe MEDIA Programme.
Hella W, a period biopic about Hella Wuolijoki, Finland’s most complex and widely talented woman of influence has been released on Amazon Prime in the United States. Hence, now all feature films directed by Juha Wuolijoki are available in the USA. Christmas Story, the top-grossing Finnish film of 2007 that has spread wider than any
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
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
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
Vinski and the Invisibility Powder and sixteen other projects have been selected for the Co-Production Market, which will be taking place on 21-24 November at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event during the Black Nights Film Festival. Read the press release here: Baltic Event announces selection for its 15th Co-Production Market