Programme

Schedule

Please note that due to the COVID-19 situation, all of our events are subject to change, and some might require pre-registration or an invite. 

All times: Helsinki (UTC +3)

Wednesday 22.9.2021

15.00-16.00 Opening Discussion (G Livelab & online)
16.30-18.00 Opening Reception at the City Hall of Helsinki (NB: invite only)
18.30/21.00 Finnish Film Affair Opening Film: The Gravedigger’s Wife (Bio Rex)
19.00-23.00 Love & Anarchy Club Night at Torrefazione Terrace (Lasipalatsi, free entry)

Thursday 23.9.2021

10.00-15.45 Showcase of upcoming Finnish & Nordic projects (Bio Rex & online)
*10.00-12.00 Fiction in Progress & Nordic Selection
*12.00-13.00 Networking Lunch at Hotel Marski (can be purchased separately)
*13.00-14.00 Fiction in Development
*14.00-14.15 Afternoon coffee break
*14.15-15.45 Documentaries in Progress & Development
15.45-19.00 Meetings for project representatives and international guests (Hotel Marski)
19.00-23.00 Invite only: evening event for international guests and project representatives

Friday 24.9.2021

9.30-10.00 Morning coffee (Valkoinen sali)
10.00-11.30 Panel discussion about representation on-screen and off-screen in Finland, in partnership with APFI – Audiovisual Producers Finland (Valkoinen sali & online)
11.30-12.30 Networking Lunch at Sofia (can be purchased separately)
12.30-13.30 Panel discussion about private financing of films (Valkoinen sali & online)
14.30-16.00 Panel discussion about the development of sustainability in the film industry, in partnership with Audiovisual Collaboration (Valkoinen sali & online)
16.00-17.30 Finnish Film Affair Closing Drinks (Valkoinen sali)

Finnish Film Affair’s Helsinki accreditation also includes the option to book tickets for screenings of selected series at HIFF. In honour of FFA’s 10th anniversary, the festival is screening two modern classics that were pitched at FFA at the beginning of their international launch.