Call for projects

The 11th Finnish Film Affair will take place in Helsinki from 21st until the 23rd of September 2022. We invite fiction and documentary projects both in development and production to apply now through our open call.

Please note that we can only accept projects with a Finnish production company as the majority producer, 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 Call For Projects_ Instructions (updated 310322) (in English).

A jury of international film industry professionals will make the selection in June 2022. The main selection criteria is international potential and an assessment of the project’s (financial) feasibility.

The deadline for applications is Friday 27 May 2022.

APPLY HERE WITH A DOCUMENTARY PROJECT
APPLY HERE WITH A FICTION PROJECT