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LITTLE WING (Tyttö nimeltä Varpu) is Finland’s nominee for the Nordic Council Film Prize 2017

13.9.2017

Making Movies production “Little Wing” (“Tyttö nimeltä Varpu”) is selected as Finland’s nominee for the Nordic Council Film Prize 2017. 12-year-old Varpu, is rapidly approaching adulthood while her mother Siru refuses to grow up.

The jury says twelve-year-old Linnea Skog gives a nuanced performance in the lead role, while Paula Vesala radiates female strength in the role of her mother. The writer and director of “Little Wing” is Academy Award nominated Selma Vilhunen. The film is produced by Kai Nordberg and Kaarle Aho.
The award ceremony will be held 1st of November 2017 in Helsinki.

Linnea Skog won Best Actress Jussi Award!

27.3.2017 Linnea Skog won Best Actress Jussi Award! 13-year-old newcomer Linnea Skog won her first Jussi Award last Friday in Helsinki at Jussi Gala. Linnea got the award from her role as “Varpu” in the Making Movies production “Little Wing”, directed and written by Oscar-nominee Selma Vilhunen. Little Wing tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu, who’s… Continue Reading

Little Wing (Tyttö nimeltä Varpu) is nominated for 10 Jussi Awards

20.1.2017 Making Movies production Little Wing (Tyttö nimeltä Varpu) has been nominated in 10 categories for a “Finnish Oscar” called the Jussi Award. This is the most prestige Finnish film award, and it is handed out yearly in 15 categories for the most most accomplished films. Little Wing is nominated in the following categories: BEST… Continue Reading

Making Movies is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary

19.1.2017   Production company Making Movies Oy has reached the honoured age of 20 years. The managers, founding members and shareholders of Making Movies are Kai Nordberg and Kaarle Aho. Making Movies has produced 10 feature films, like “Black Ice”, “The Fencer” and “Little Wing”. Company is also behind more than 50 documentary and short… Continue Reading

“Little Wing” and “The Good Postman” are nominated for Dragon Award at Göteborg Film Festival

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“I love Anna” is part of International Competition at Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

14.12.2016 Making Movies production “I love Anna” (orig. Rakastan Annaa) by Joonas Rutanen is part of International Competition at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. The Clermont-Ferrand is the world’s leading film festival dedicated to short films. Synopsis Making Movies production “I love Anna” (orig. Rakastan Annaa) by Joonas Rutanen is part of International Competition at… Continue Reading

‘The Good Postman’ will be competing at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival

‘The Good Postman’ will be competing at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival Press release 1.12.2016 The Good Postman, a documentary film by the Finnish production company Making Movies and directed by Tonislav Hristov, has been chosen to the International Sundance Film Festival World Documentary Competition. Sundance Film Festival takes place in Park City Utah and… Continue Reading

Official trailer of Law of the Land (Armoton maa) is released!

Press Release 11.11.2016 Making Movies, Nordisk Film Official trailer of Law of the Land (Armoton maa) is released! Law of the Land (Armoton maa) is actiondrama set in modern-day Lapland, where Ville Virtanen and Antti Holma are starring as strong main characters. Scenes from the film are now in view on the official trailer. You… Continue Reading

Little Wing will have its world premiere at the 41st Toronto International Film Festival

24.8.2016   A Making Movies production Little Wing (Tyttö nimeltä Varpu) will have its world premiere at the 41st Toronto Intl. Film Festival in September. Film is a debut feature by Oscar-nominated director Selma Vilhunen and “Little Wing” is part of the festival’s Discovery section, where festival showcases interesting new filmmakers. Film is also competing… Continue Reading

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