Nordisk Film Prisen Finland 2022

Nordisk Film Prisen Finland

In Finland the Nordisk Film Prisen-award goes to a talent behind the camera who has made an extraordinary effort for Finnish film. The award sum is EUR 20.000. Past recipients include Aleksi Salmenperä, Samu Heikkilä and Hamy Ramezan.

In 2019, Nordisk Film Fonden awarded Nordisk Film Prisen in Finland for the first time.

Nordisk Film Prisen in Finland is a talent award of EUR 20.000.

The talent award is to honor a film talent behind the camera, which has particularly distinguished itself in one of the year's film productions and which helps to raise the quality and further develop Finnish films. The award is awarded at a local event in Finland. Nordisk Film Fonden has since 1996 awarded a similar award in Denmark.

The Finnish prize committee consists of the following people: 

  • Aleksi Salmenperä (director and chairperson of the jury)
  • Liisa Asikainen-Penttilä (producer)
  • Peter Franzén (actor, director & script writer)
  • Iiro Küttner (script writer)
  • Manna Katajisto (Chairman of Filmiaura as the representative of Jussi-awards)
  • Johanna Vuoksenmaa (director & script writer)

Former recipients of Nordisk Film Prisen Finland

2022 - Hanna Bergholm, Director; Ilja Rautsi, Script Writer; Jarkko T. Laine, Cinematographer & Mika Ritalahti, Producer.
2021 - Hamy Ramezan, Director & Script Writer
2020 - Elli Toivoniemi, Kirsikka Saari, Anna Paavilainen, Alli Haapasalo, Reetta Aalto, Jenni Toivoniemi & Miia Tervo, Script Writers & Directors
2019 - Aleksi Salmenperä & Editor Samu Heikkilä, Directors