Welcome to our info session for documentary and filmmakers organised by Globe Art Point in collaboration with The Finnish Documentary Guild/Dokumenttikilta, the Centre for Finnish Media Art/AV-arkki and the Finnish Animation Guild/Animaatiokilta on 1.11. 2021 from 16:00-18:00 in Luckan Helsingfors.

During the session, the representatives from the collaborating associations and organisations will discuss the following:

  • How does each one of them work and how do they differ?
  • How can one apply to become a member?
  • What do they offer to their international members? ( services, support, help in funding, education etc.)
  • What are their main processes with the artists?
  • And much more..

The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session. We will also screen some short movies and get a chance to network with like-minded people.


15:30-16:00 Coffee and mingle
16:00-16:10 Welcome words by the moderator Alexandr Foy and presentation of Globe Art Point by Cristian Medel
16:10-16:20 Welcome words and presentation of Luckan Helsingfors by Karl Norrbom
16:20-16:40 Presentation of The Finnish Documentary Guild by Sanna Kultanen / a short movie
16:40-17:00 Presentation of the Finnish Animation Guild by Mika Koskinen/ a short movie
17:00-17:30 Presentation of AV-arkki by Tytti Rantanen / a short movie
17:30-18:00 Q&A session
18:00-19:00 Networking

The aim of this event is to share valuable information about organisations and associations from within the film industry and more specifically, what do they offer to foreign-born artists and creatives. The focus is on documentary film, media art and animation. The language of the event is English. A warm welcome to everyone!

Deadline for registration is 28.10. 21



The event will also be streamed live on YouTube. Join the event online here

Place: Luckan Helsingfors, Yrjönkatu 27, 00100 Helsinki.

The Finnish Documentary Guild (Dokumenttikilta) is a national organization for directors, producers and other professionals working in the field of documentary film in Finland. The Guild promotes the interest of the documentary film industry and aims to nourish the vitality of documentary film as an art form. It actively lobbies for the industry and organizes screenings, seminars and discussions as well as festival visits abroad. Established in 1996, the association has approximately 300 members across the country.

Finnish Animation Guild was Founded in 1998 Finnish Animation Guild is only national association for Finnish animation professionals. We have 175 members at the moment. Our main goal is to gather all people working in animation field together, support our members’ professional identity and skills as well as their status in the society. We improve animation industry’s operating conditions together with other associations as well as animation schools. We support animation’s status as independent art form and increase general knowledge towards animation industry in Finland. We are an association member of international animation organization ASIFA. Within our work we maintain sustainable development and vitality of Finnish animation and it’s authors.

AV-arkki, the Centre for Finnish Media Art, is a non-profit artists’ association. It was founded in 1989 and now has over 250 Finnish or Finland-based artists as its members. AV-arkki’s main purpose is to distribute Finnish media art to festivals, events, museums and galleries within Finland and internationally. AV-arkki offers individual works and curated compilations, and also expertise in media art through collaborating on projects. AV-arkki organizes screenings and exhibitions of Finnish and international media art with its partners. Av-arkki also has a digital distribution archive and an online archive open to curators, researchers, teachers, critics and artists. AV-arkki also promotes media art and media culture in general.

Luckan is a non-profit association, which serves in social issues in the centers and online. We also offer cultural activities as well as specific activities for children, young people and immigrants. The hatch is a business card for the Finnish-Swedish in the country and wants to act as an all-activity center for the region’s inhabitants. The Swedish room The Hatch in the city center of Helsinki not only serves as an information point and meeting place, but also offers the public a wide range of activities in Swedish. Our mission is to open up the Finnish-Swedish culture and community to everyone who is interested. Luckan’s activities consist of social and cultural collaborations and aspirations, development and maintenance of digital services that are aimed at many different target groups. Luckan is also a project organization that runs development projects together with Luckan’s many partners in the country. Special EU project is one of our special expertise.


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