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
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
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
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
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
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
The Nut Job, a 3D computer-animated heist-comedy feature film directed by Peter Lepeniotis, is now available on DVD, Blu-ray and TVOD in Finland. The film was released theatrically in Finland on September 11th, 2015.
Shamitabh, directed and written by R. Balki (Paa, Cheeni Kum), the first ever Bollywood film shot partly in Finland, had its world premiere last weekend. The film proved to be a critical and box office success in India where the opening weekend gross was EURO 2.7 million. Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush are starring.
The beloved Finnish family hit Ella and Friends has won the top prize at Kryla, the international film festival for children and youth, in Ukraine. In addition, both Ella and Friends features have been sold to Germany, Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands. A family adventure comedy, Ella and Friends, produced by Juha Wuolijoki’s Snapper Films