Madame Tutli-Putli seduced in Tampere

The Canadian animation Madame Tutli-Putli has convinced both the jury and the audience in the international competition as it recieved the Grand Prix, Animation category and the audience awards. The Swiss René was awarded in the best fiction category and the Dutch Bidcatcher in the documentary category.
» Awarded films

Special Programmes

Alongside the competitions, Tampere Film Festival goes on an extensive east tour. The first stop is right next-door at Russia, antoher by middle east in Palestine and the marvels of South Korean Glow. The treasures of Finnish Film Archives nor the B&W Classics haven't been forgotten. Animation goes burlesque in the works of Joanna Quinn and Johan Hagelbäck.
» Palestinian Women Filmmakers
» Kino Rossija
» The Marvellous Korean Glow
» Finnish Music Videos

Competition Selections Released

The selections of the International, LAB1O and Finnish Competitions have been made and announced. Congratulations for the successful candidates!
» International Competition
» LAB1O Competition
» Finnish Competition

The FkN Nomadic Office at Tampere!

Once again, FkN offers individual consultancy regarding Nordic and International financing of documentaries.
» Read more


The entry form for the International competition 2009. The deadline for International competition 2009 is 1.12.2008
»Rules & Entry
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Watch the festival trailer directed by Mika Taanila


The Festival has Begun!
» Read the Recent Press Releases

Celebrate the Peculiar Mentality of Finns at the Long Suomi Night Saturday 8.3. at Klubi & Pakkahuone venues at 22 - 06.
» Suomi Night Programme

Short films and club ambience at atmospheric rapid surroundings on friday and saturday March, 7th and 8th.
» FRESH! presents Future Shorts

The box office at Tullikamari 2. floor is open daily at 10 - 18. See detailed screening information, reserve and buy tickets also on our web shop.
» Online Box Office

Advance Programme in English


Updated Programme Map Online!