APFI is a trade association which represents Finnish producers in the audiovisual industry; equivalent to a producer’s union or guild. We have approximately 90 production companies as members which producer all types of content. We act as a primary nationwide link to Finland’s industry and have close relationships with film institutes, funding bodies, decision-makers, film commissions and the government. Our job is to help international contacts find the right partners in Finland.
The Finnish Film Foundation's task is to support and promote the Finnish film industry. We give funding to professional film production and the exhibition and distribution of films. We are also responsible for the cultural export of Finnish films and provide support for their international promotion.