Fantasia

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Synopsis

English

A farm boy, son of potato farmers, is tired of eating potatoes for supper and is determined to bring home a new and exciting meal: pizza.

Italiano

Un ragazzo di campagna, figlio di coltivatori di patate, è stanco di mangiare patate per cena ed è determinato a portare a casa un nuovo ed esaltante piatto: la pizza.​

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Teemu Nikki

Short Film | Fiction | Comedy

10'

Finland, 2016

Finnish

English | Italian | French

Jimi Ylöstalo | Henna Hakkarainen | Hannu Salminen

It's Alive Films

The Finnish Film Foundation | Avec

Jani Pösö

Teemu Nikki

Sari Aaltonen

Teemu Nikki

Janne Huttunen

Teemu Nikki

Tiina Kaukanen

Sami Kiiski

Tuomas Seppänen

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Selections & Awards

TAMPERE FILM FESTIVAL, Tampere (FINLAND)

OSCAR® & EFA qualifying festival

LEEDS INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Leeds (UK)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

FESTIVAL REGARD SUR LE COURT MÉTRAGE, Saguenay (CANADA)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

 

ODENSE INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Odense (DENMARK)

OSCAR® & EFA qualifying festival

INT. FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM, Rotterdam (NETHERLANDS) - Educational Programme

EFA qualifying festival

 

ZUBROFFKA INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Bialystok (POLAND)

Winner of  BEST SHORT FILM KIDS 12+

FRISS HÙS BUDAPEST INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Budapest (HUNGARY)

 

BUFF INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Malmö (SWEDEN)

 

INT. SHORT FILM WEEK REGENSBURG, Regensburg (GERMANY)

 

BREST EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Brest (FRANCE)

 

SHORTS INT. FILM FESTIVAL - MAREMETRAGGIO, Trieste (ITALY)

Winner of the AUDIENCE AWARD

CORTOLOVERE, Lovere (ITALY)

Winner of  the POPULAR JURY PRIZE

 

CHENNAI INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Chennai (INDIA)

 

CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL SEATTLE, Seattle (USA)

 

LANDSHUT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Landshut (GERMANY)

 

MOLISECINEMA FILM FESTIVAL, Casacalenda (ITALY)

Winner of  the SPECIAL MENTION

CELLU L’ART KURTZFILMFESTIVAL, Jena (GERMANY)

 

IZMIR INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Izmir (TURCKEY)

 

INT. KURZFILMFESTIVAL INTERFILM, Berlin (GERMANY)

 

KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE, Konstanz (GERMANY)

 

TIMISHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Timișoara (ROMANIA)

INT. FILM FESTIVAL OF PATMOS, Athens (GREECE)

 

NORDISK PANORAMA FILM FESTIVAL, Malmö (SWEDEN)

ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM, Apchat (FRANCE)

FABRIANO FILM FESTIVAL, Fabriano (ITALY)

POP CORN FESTIVAL DEL CORTO, Porto S. Stefano (ITALY)

Winner of  the SPECIAL MENTION

CORTI DA SOGNI ANTONIO RICCI, Ravenna (ITALY)

Winner of  the AUDIENCE AWARD

CORTI A SUD – POLLA IN CORTO, Polla (ITALY)

FESTIVAL INT. DEL CINEMA DI FRONTIERA MARZAMEMI, Marzamemi (ITALY)

 

COMICRON – FESTIVAL INT. DEL CORTOMETRAGGIO COMICO, Pontelandolfo (ITALY)

CISTERNA FILM FESTIVAL, Cisterna di Latina (ITALY)

Winner of  the AUDIENCE AWARD

CATONE FILM FESTIVAL, Monte Porzio Catone (ITALY)

FARM FILM FESTIVAL, Agrigento (ITALY)

CORTI IN CORTILE, Catania (ITALY)

LA GRANDE ABBUFFATA, Napoli (ITALY)

Winner of BEST SHORT FILM

GIOIOSA IN CORTO, Gioiosa Marea (ITALY)

PENTEDATTILO FILM FESTIVAL, Reggio Calabria (ITALY)

FIATICORTI, Treviso (ITALY)

CORTO DINO INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL DINO DE LAURENTIIS, Napoli (ITALY)

MESTRE FILM FEST, Mestre (ITALY)

VIA DEI CORTI - FESTIVAL IND. DI CINEMA BREVE, Gravina di Catania (ITALY)

DIECIMINUTI FILM FESTIVAL, Ceccano (ITALY)

SKEPTO INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Cagliari (ITALY)

FILM IN TASCA, Enna (ITALY)

KALAT NISSA FILM FESTIVAL, Caltanissetta (ITALY)

MOVIEVALLEY BAZZACINEMA, Bologna (ITALY)

IL VARCO INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Pescara (ITALY)

FORMIA FILM FESTIVAL, Formia (ITALY)

CAPODARCO L'ALTRO FESTIVAL - PREMIO L'ANELLO DEBOLE, Capodarco di Fermo (ITALY)

CINEMADAMARE, various locations (ITALY)

MALESCORTO, Malesco (ITALY)

PERIFERIA DELL'IMPERO FILM FESTIVAL, Sessa Aurunca (ITALY)

FESTIVAL "IL CINEMATOGRAFO", Cuneo (ITALY)

Winner of BEST SHORT FILM

CORTO E FIENO, Novara (ITALY)

Winner of the SPECIAL MENTION

VALDARNO CINEMA FILM FESTIVAL, S. Giovanni Valdarno (ITALY)

FESTIVAL INT. DEL CINEMA POVERO, Ispra (ITALY)

Winner of BEST SCREENPLAY

OUT OF BOUNDS FILM FESTIVAL, Barletta (ITALY)

Winner of BEST SHORT FILM & YOUNG JOURNALISTS AWARD

SULMONA INT. FILM FESTIVAL, Sulmona (ITALY)

CORTOCIRCUITO - SAVIGLIANO FILM FESTIVAL, Savigliano (ITALY)

REALE FILM FESTIVAL, Cinisello Balsamo (ITALY)

 

Teemu Nikki

Biography

English

Teemu Nikki, born in 1975, is a self-educated filmmaker coming from a family of farmers in Sysmä, Finland. Over the years he has directed dozens of short films and hundreds of commercials and music videos, as well as several feature films and TV shows. Teemu is a genre-free director, an enthusiastic and genuine storyteller. In his works he carries out the directing, the screenplay, the production and the editing. His works have been selected and awarded in important Festivals around the world, such as Sundance Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival and Cannes Young Directors. After directing several short films, in 2012 he made his feature film debut with "3 Simoa (Sismo Times Three)" . In 2015 he made his second feature film "Lovemilla", based on his webserie "#Lovemilla" (2013), written together with producer Jani Pösö. In 2016 he directed the short film "Fantasia", selected at Tampere Film Festival and Leeds Int. Film Festival (Oscar-qualifying Festivals). His third feature film "Euthanizer" (2017) has been presented at Toronto Int. Film Festival.

Italiano

Teemu Nikki, classe 1975, è un regista autodidatta proveniente da una famiglia di contadini di Sysmä, in Finlandia. Negli anni ha diretto decine di cortometraggi e centinaia di spot e video musicali, oltre a diversi lungometraggi e telefilm. Teemu è un regista senza generi, un narratore entusiasta e genuino. Nelle sue opere i occupa della regia, della sceneggiatura, della produzione e del montaggio. I suoi lavori sono stati selezionati e premiati in importanti Festival nel mondo, tra cui il Sundance Film Festival, il Seattle International Film Festival e il Cannes Young Directors. Dopo aver diretto numerosi cortometraggi, ha debuttato al cinema con "3 Simoa (Sismo Times Three)", lungometraggio del 2012. Nel 2015 ha realizzato il suo secondo lungometraggio "Lovemilla", basato sulla sua webserie "#Lovemilla" (2013), scritta con il produttore Jani Pösö. Nel 2016 ha diretto il cortometraggio "Fantasia", selezionato al Tampere Film Festival e al Leeds Int. Film Festival (Festival che qualificano per l'Oscar). Il suo terzo lungometraggio "Euthanizer" (2017) è stato presentato al Toronto Int. Film Festival.

Filmography

EUTHANIZER

(2017 | feature film)

TIFF - Toronto Int. Film Festival (Oscar)

HALKO (THE LOG)

(2016 | short film)

REGARD - Festival int. du court métrage au Saguenay (Oscar)

Riga Int. Short Film Festival

Vilnius Int. Short Film Festival

FANTASIA

(2016 | short film)

Tampere Film Festival (Oscar)

Leeds Int. Film Festival (Oscar)

LOVEMILLA

(2015 | feature film)

Helsinki Int. Film Festival

Neuchâtel Int. Fantastic Film Festival

#LOVEMILLA

(2013/2014 | webseries)

TISSIT (THE TITS)

(2014 | short film)

BEHIND THE CURTAINS

(2013 | short film)

Tampere Film Festival (Oscar)

Stockholm International Film Festival

3 SIMOA (SIMO TIMES THREE)

(2012 | feature film)

Nordic Film Fest

CLOSET

(2012 | short film)

A FISH STORY

(2011 | short film)

A PERFECT DAY

(2011 | short film)

PLAY GOD

(2010 | short documentary)

Clermont-Ferrand Int. Short Film Festival (Oscar)

MOTHER DOESN'T BOWL ANYMORE

(2010 | short film)

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