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Good stories are part of our culture, and films provide an exceptional opportunity for telling them.

- Matti

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Last modified: 01.09.2016

Cinema

The cinematic arts are an important part of our national culture, and the state supports artists, production companies and other actors in cinematic culture in order to support the operating conditions for this artform in Finland. Production and distribution support for films is awarded by the Finnish Film Foundation, which allocates the majority of financial support for cinema. The task of the National Council for Audiovisual Art is to support the work of artists in this field and to maintain our national cinema culture.

The National Council for Audiovisual Art supports, for example, film events and the activities of regional film centres, which organise events, presentations and workshops that are open to the public and run film clubs. These film centres play an important role in maintaining a strong cinema culture in Finland.

Last modified: 07.03.2018
State prizes awarded to 16 artists

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Central Arts Council appoints new members to arts councils for the next two-year term

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Taike awards 304 artist grants, of which one in six to young artists

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The Central Arts Council was awarded a 30,000-euro subsidy to RASMUS ry, which promotes “good speech” in social media and public spaces.

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Taike’s online services operating at reduced capacity – submit your application before the deadline

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Disruption in online services – application period for artist grants extended

Taike’s online services are currently unavailable due to a technical issue. The application period for state artist grants has been extended until 4:00pm on Monday 9 April.

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Taike’s online services functioning normally again – technical issue resolved

The fault in our online services has been fixed. Our online services now function normally.

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Contact

National Council for Audiovisual Art
Hakaniemenranta 6, PL 1001
00531  Helsinki
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Tel. +358 295330900
asiakaspalvelu@taike.fi



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