Please note that the schedule may be subject to changes. Additionally, some of our events might require pre-registration or an invite.

Wednesday 20.9.2023

10:00 Market Screening: Family Time (1h 54 mins, Riviera Punavuori)
12:15 Market Screening: Light Light Light (1h 31 mins, Riviera Punavuori)
13:30-14:30 My Three Decades of Programming Nordic Films for TIFF – Fireside Chat with Steve Gravestock (Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)
15:00-15:30 Meet the Talents: Kehittämö Talent Development Lab (Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)
15:30-16:30 Finding the Deep Voice: A Conversation with Script Editor and Producer, Karol Griffiths (Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)
16:30-18:00 Opening Reception with the City of Helsinki (Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)
18:15 / 18:30 Finnish Film Affair Opening Film: Death is a Problem for the Living (Savoy & Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)

Thursday 21.9.2023

09:00-16:00 Showcase of upcoming Finnish & Nordic projects
*9:00-9:15 Introductions
*9:15-10:05 Series (in collaboration with Focus on Finland)
*10:05-11:30 Fiction in Progress & Nordic Selection
*11:30-13:15 Networking lunch (Hotel Marski) (fully booked)
*13:15-14:10 Fiction in Development, including Filmmaker in Residence introduction
*14:10-14:30 Coffee break
*14:30-16:00 Documentaries
*16:00-19:00 Meetings for showcase’s project representatives and international guests
19:00-23:00 Invite only: evening event for international guests and project representatives
20:00-02:00 Love & Anarchy Club Night (Jackie, free entry)

Friday 22.9.2023

9:15-10:00 Nostradamus Update: Everything Changing All at Once (Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)
10:00-10:10 Presenting the Equality Tool for the Audiovisual Industry (Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)
10:00 Market Screening: Homecoming (1h 15min, Riviera Punavuori)
10:30-11:00 In the Spotlight – Codename: Annika (Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)
11:00-11:30 Coffee break (Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)
11:30-12:30 XYZ Masterclass: The Rise of Nordic Genre Content (Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)
12:30-14:00 Networking Lunch (Hotel Marski) (fully booked)
14:00-15:30 In Discussion with Talent Agents (Bio Rex Lasipalatsi)
15:45-17:30 Finnish Film Affair Closing Drinks (Hotel Marski)

For more information on specific industry sessions, head to the ‘talks’ page here.