Call for projects

Fiction projects in development and documentary projects can now apply to pitch at the 10th Finnish Film Affair, taking place in Helsinki and online from 22nd until the 24th of September 2021.

Please note that we can only accept projects with a Finnish production company on board, with the exception of our Nordic Selection programme, which highlights projects with a first or second feature director from the Nordic countries. If you’d like to hear more about this, please contact Head of Finnish Film Affair Maria Pirkkalainen at maria@hiff.fi

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How to apply

Ahead of filling the application form, please have these attachments ready:

  • An estimated, top line financing plan, where you clarify which financing you already have in place and what you are planning on applying for.
  • A 4-minute pitch video in English (YouTube or Vimeo link preferably), where you describe  your project and answer at least the following questions:
    -At what stage is your project currently at?
    -How would your project benefit from pitching at Finnish Film Affair?

Please also read through the project application guidelines (in English).

A jury of Finnish film industry professionals will make the selection in June 2021. The main selection criteria is international potential and an assessment of the project’s (financial) feasibility.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 26 May 2021.

Apply here with a Documentary project

Apply here with a Fiction in Development project