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Jussi Award Nominations 2015

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The nominations for the annual Jussi Awards (Finnish Film Awards) have just been announced. They Have Escaped by J-P Valkeapää leads with 7 nominations.

Jussi Awards are annual film awards for the best achievements within Finnish cinema. The awards are given by Filmiaura, an association of Finnish film professionals. The Jussi Awards cover altogether 15 categories: best film, direction, actress in a leading role, actor in a leading role, actress in a supporting role, actor in a supporting role, script, cinematography, music, editing, sound design, set design, costume design, makeup design and documentary. The first Jussi Awards were given in 1944.

The highest amount of nominations this year went to They Have Escaped/He ovat paenneet (7 nominations). The second place is taken by Headfirst/Päin seinää (5 nominations). On the third place is jointly Boy Upside Down/ Aikuisten poika (4 nominations) and Summertime /Kesäkaverit (4 nominations).

 

The winners will be awarded at the Jussi gala in Helsinki on February 1, 2015.

THE NOMINEES ARE:

BEST FILM

The Grump – Producers: Jukka Helle , Markus Selin
Headfirst – Producer: Miia Haavisto
Summertime – Producers: Jesse Fryckman, Oskari Huttu, Jukka Helle , Markus Selin
They Have Escaped – Producer: Aleksi Bardy

DIRECTING

Dome Karukoski – The Grump
Antti Heikki Pesonen – Headfirst
J-P Valkeapää – They Have Escaped

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Heidi Herala – Eila, Rampe and BabyGirl
Anna Paavilainen – Summertime
Anu Sinisalo – No thank you

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Kari Hietalahti – Boy Upside Down
Antti Litja – The Grump
Eero Ritala – Headfirst

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Minka Kuustonen – Summertime
Milana Novokmet – Changes
Mimosa Willamo – Headfirst

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Petri Manninen – Korso
Petteri Pennilä – They Have Escaped
Pirkka-Pekka Petelius – Eila, Rampe and Baby Girl

BEST SCRIPT

Daniel Karlson & Erik Ahrnbom – Raspberry Boat Refugee
Juuli Niemi – Summertime
Antti Heikki Pesonen – Headfirst

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Peter Flinckenberg F.S.C. – Pixadores
Heikki Färm F.S.C.  – Garden Lovers
Pietari Peltola – They Have Escaped

MUSIC

Timo Hietala – Boy Upside Down
Pessi Levanto – Swedish Moment
Sanna Salmenkallio – Garden Lovers

SOUND DESIGN

Pietari Koskinen – Jill and Joy
Micke Nyström – They Have Escaped
Patrik Strömdahl – Pixadores

EDITING

Mervi Junkkonen – They Have Escaped
Katja Pällijeff & Tuukka Temonen – The Campaign – the Making of a President
Jussi Rautaniemi – Korso

SET DESIGN

Otso Linnalaakso – Boy Upside Down
Otso Linnalaakso – Swedish Moment
Markku Pätilä – The Surrealist and His Naughty Hand

COSTUME DESIGN

Auli Turtiainen – Jill and Joy
Riitta Röpelinen – The Surrealist and His Naughty Hand
Tiina Wilén – They Have Escaped

MAKE UP DESIGN

Marjut Samulin– Boy Upside Down
Marjut Samulin – Swedish Moment
Jessica Simonsson – Raspberry Boat Refugee

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

The Campaign – the Making of a President – Tuukka Temonen
Garden Lovers – Virpi Suutari
Pixadores – Amir Escandari

 

From the Finnish Film Foundation