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The nominees for Finland’s Jussi Awards 2017

The nominees for the national Finnish film awards, the Jussi Awards, have been announced, with the most nominations going to The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki and Little Wing.

The Jussi Awards are handed out by Filmiaura, an association of Finnish film profressionals. They were first handed out in 1944.

The winners will be announced on the 24th of March 2017.

 

Here are the nominees:

BEST FILM
The Angry Birds Movie  – Producers: John Cohen, Catherine Winder (Executive producers Mikael Hed, David Maisel)
Bodom – Producer: Aleksi Hyvärinen
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki – Producer: Jussi Rantamäki
The Mine – Producers: Annika Sucksdorff, Aleksi Bardy
Little Wing – Producers: Kai Nordberg, Kaarle Aho

DIRECTING
Juho Kuosmanen – The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
Aleksi Salmenperä – The Mine
Selma Vilhunen – Little Wing

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Mimosa Willamo – Bodom
Leena Uotila – Off Key
Linnea Skog – Little Wing

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Jarkko Lahti – The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
Joonas Saartamo – The Mine
Antti Holma, Riku Nieminen – Tatu and Patu

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Oona Airola – The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
Kaija Pakarinen – Devil’s Bride
Paula Vesala – Little Wing

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Eero Milonoff – The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
Jani Volanen – The Mine
Lauri Maijala – Little Wing

BEST SCRIPT
Mikko Myllylahti, Juho Kuosmanen – The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
Pekko Pesonen – The Mine
Selma Vilhunen – Little Wing

CINEMATOGRAPHY
J-P Passi – The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
Tuomo Hutri F.S.C. – The Mine
Tuomo Hutri F.S.C.  – Little Wing

MUSIC
Panu Aaltio – Tale of a Lake
Moderni Kanuuna: Pasi Salmi, Mika Rättö, Harri Sippola, Sami Sänpäkkilä – Samurai Rauni
Juri Seppä, Miska Seppä – Tatu and Patu

SOUND DESIGN
Panu Riikonen – Bodom
Timo Peltola, Jukka Nurmela – Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest
Kirka Sainio – Flowers of Evil

EDITING
Jussi Rautaniemi – The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
Samu Heikkilä – The Mine
Matti Näränen – War and Peace of Mind

SET DESIGN
Otso Linnalaakso – The Mine
Santtu Toivola – Flowers of Evil
Sattva-Hanna Toiviainen – Little Wing

COSTUME DESIGN
Sari Suominen – The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
Jaana Isokangas, Anna Vilppunen – Samurai Rauni
Tiina Kaukanen – Little Wing

MAKE UP DESIGN
Salla Yli-Luopa – The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
Anna Elo, Mika Rättö – Samurai Rauni
Pia Mikkonen – Little Wing

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest – director Katja Gauriloff
War and Peace of Mind – director Ari Matikainen
Diving into the Unknown – director Juan Reina

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Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.