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

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National Council for Audiovisual Art

The National Council for Audiovisual Art is responsible for making decisions regarding grants, subsidies and prizes within the fields of cinema, media art, and light and sound art. The council also provides expert advice in these fields.

The Central Arts Council appoints national arts councils for a two-year term. The expertise of members of other national and regional arts councils, as well as that of external experts, may also be utilised in the peer reviews of applications.

National Council for Audiovisual Art 2019–20


Dag Andersson, Managing Director, Kemiö

Other members

Simo Alitalo, Sound Artist, Turku
Maija Blåfield, Media Artist, Helsinki
Katja Gauriloff, Film Director, Rovaniemi
Tellervo Kalleinen, Artist, Helsinki
Janne Nabb, Visual Artist, Ylimarkku
Marjaana Rantama, Scenographer, Porvoo
Mika Ronkainen, Film Director, Oulu
Tülay Schakir, Visual Artist, Helsinki
Antti Selkokari, Film Critic, Helsinki
Jenni Ukkonen, Theatrical Sales Manager, Helsinki

Presenting Officer

Sari Ilmola, Special Advisor


Tuija Hirvinen, Planning Officer

Last modified: 23.09.2019


Arts Promotion Centre Finland
Hakaniemenranta 6, PL 1001
00531  Helsinki

Tel. +358 295 330 900

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