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Vinski and the Invisibility Powder stars Finland’s frontline actors – the film is currently in production


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

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Sherlock North presented at MIPCOM


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.

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NFTF granted Vinski production support


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

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Vinski has been granted production support


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.

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Amazon Prime releases Hella W


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

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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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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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