EVENTS: Scandinavian Kids Stuff In Helsinki
- Scandinavian Kids Stuff In Helsinki
Helsinki is going to host on November 15 and 16 the Scandinavian
Children's Film Seminar ‘Kids Stuff' organised in the footsteps of "Time
During the two day event, there will be six sessions with key speakers
who will be discussing the making, producing, financing and
international sales of Scandinavian children's films.
On November 15, following a welcome speach by Irina Krohn, managing
director of the Finnish Film Foundation (FFF), Günther Kinstler,
director of the Lucas Film Festival in Frankfurt will talk about ‘Where
does the Scandinavian children's film stand in the festival scene?' and
‘What characterizes a Scandinavian film?' Tine Klint, sales executive at
Nordisk Film International Sales will provide her valuable input on ‘How
do Scandinavian films stand out in the eyes of the international sales
agent' and ‘How do you sell an arthouse children's film?'
The panel discussions will be followed by the preview of the Finnish
children's film /Christmas Story/ directed and produced by Juha
Wuolijoki (Snapper Film) set to open nationwide in Finland on November
16 through Sandrew Metronome Finland.
The second day seminar will focus on the financing of children's films.
The role of Children's films consultants will be discussed by Nordic
film consultants Petri Kempinen, Piodor Gustafsson, Lena
Hansson-Verhegyi and Thomas Kragh.
Riina Sildos, producer of the successful Estonian animated film /Lotte
in Gadgetville/ will also be on hand to talk about her own experience on
the film and what Scandinavian professionals can learn from it.
Kid Stuff? is organized by The FFF in co-operation with Scandinavian
Films and UIAH / School of Motion Picture, Television and Production
Design & Media Centre Lume.