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Heikki Nousiainen awarded for the best actor in a leading role in the film One Last Deal (Tuntematon mestari)

The jury of the Scottsdale International Film Festival in Arizona has selected Heikki Nousiainen as ”the best actor in a leading role” for his performance in One Last Deal. The jury consisted of members of the Phoenix Film Critics Society.

One Last Deal is directed by Klaus Härö, written by Anna Heinämaa and produced by Making Movies. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2018. The film has since screened at numerous festivals around the world and it has won awards in Coronado and in Washington.

Nousiainen has been noted for his role many times before, but this was his first award for his performance in this role. The festival informed about the award on their Social media accounts on November 5th.

Because of coronavirus, The Scottsdale IFF was held virtually for the first time in it’s 19 year history. This year, films had been selected from 15 different countries and a total of more than 50 full-length movies. One last deal was the only Finnish film in Scottsdale this year.

ONE LAST DEAL (Tuntematon mestari) awarded in Coronado!

Making Movie’s latest feature film One Last Deal has won the audience award at Coronado Film Festival last weekend. The festival is held annually in Coronado, California and has a good reputation presenting many Oscar winning films. Making Movies is proud and thrilled about this acknowledgement from the festival’s audience.   More about the festival and… Continue Reading

Making Movie’s films nominated for Cesár and Jussi awards

Mamo’s coproduced short documentary film Braguino (dir. Clément Cogitore Seppia) is nominated for best short film Cesár award. The Cesár awards are “French Oscars” and highly appreciated. Heavy Trip‘s makeup- and hair designer Kati Koskela is nominated for a Jussi award for her great work in the film. Congrats to Kati! Continue Reading

THE MAGIC LIFE OF V has been chosen to Berlinale 2019

The 69th International Film Festival Berlin has just announced that Making Movies latest documentary film The Magic Life of V has been chosen to Generation 14plus programme. The film will have it’s World Premiere in Sundance in January so Berlinale’s screening will be film’s Europe Premiere. Link to Berlinales press release: click here Continue Reading

ONE LAST DEAL (Tuntematon mestari) in Palm Springs 2019!

Klaus Härö’s latest film One Last Deal will have it’s US premiere in Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 2019. The film had it’s world premiere in Toronto IFF in 2018 and it will also screen in Göteborg 2019 along side with Making Movies other film Heavy Trip. One Last Deal opened in Finland… Continue Reading

THE MAGIC LIFE OF V will premiere in Sundance Film Festival 2019

Making Movies latest documentary film The Magic Life of V has been chosen to Sundance Film Festival. It will compete in World Cinema Documentary category. This is the second feature documentary from director Tonislav Hristov to be screened in Sundance and he is thrilled about the good news: “It’s great and rare thing to get… Continue Reading

HEAVY TRIP (Hevi reissu) wins in Oostende and Jameson Cinefest

Heavy Trip won Audience Award at Jameson Cinefest last weekend 21.9 and a week before that Heavy Trip won Best Film Award in Taste of Europe category in Oostende. Actors Johannes Holopainen and Antti Heikkinen picked up the trophy from Jameson Cinefest, Hungary. “It’s wonderful to get an award from an audience of such a… Continue Reading

ONE LAST DEAL (Tuntematon mestari) in Toronto International Film Festival

Klaus Härö’s new film One Last Deal (Tuntematon mestari) will have it’s world premiere in Toronto International Film Festival 6.-16.9.2018. The film has been chosen to “World Contemporary Cinema” series and it has two press & industry screenings and three public screening during the festival: Press & Industry 1 – 09/07/18 4:45PM Scotiabank 6 Public… Continue Reading

HEAVY TRIP (Hevi reissu) market screenings in Cannes

Heavy Trip’s (Hevi reissu) world premiere in South by Southwest -festival was a success and now the film will have two market screenings in Cannes. The screenings are hosted by LevelK, a distribution company that acquired Heavy Trip’s worlds sales rights after seeing the film in South by Southwest. The two Cannes market screening will… Continue Reading



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