Thursday 5 February 2009

Niko Gets Stars

The Finish Film Foundation reports on the winners of the Finnish Oscars, known as the Jussi Awards.

The Best Script Award went to Hannu Tuomainen & Marteinn Thorisson for the children's animated feature Niko & The Way to the Stars. It also won the prestigious Best Film Award. The film was co-directed by Michael Hegner and Kari Juusonen, and co-produced by Magma Films in Galway and Anima Vitae in Finland.

Screenwriter Marteinn has been living and working in Galway for 12 years.

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