We promote diverse Finnish audiovisual culture with copyright remunerations. New documentary films, animations, short films and media art are created with our support. We operate in connection with the Finnish copyright organisation Kopiosto. The majority of our funds come from private copying levies financed from the General State Budget
Support was granted to 34 projects in the summer: The dreamworlds of artists open up in virtual reality
AVEK's funding has been secured for the next year
AVEK's networking project for new filmmakers -production companies join us!
Secure AVEK’s future
AVEK’s funding after 2021 has not been decided. We need creators to help us so that we can help creators.
Show your support
- Write an e-mail to decision-makers, indicating how AVEK has supported you. What kind of significance did AVEK’s support have for your project? What will happen if AVEK’s support will no longer be available?
- Show your support on social media
- Write a post describing the importance of AVEK for you or the audiovisual sector. Tag us and use the hashtags #AVEKtukee #AVEKjatkoon
- Please contact the organisation/community of your field and ask them to publicly show their support for AVEK
Thank you for your support!
Featured work of the month
In May, film development support was granted to Eija-Liisa Ahtila’s film with the working title Heijastus metsästä, which examines the forest and questions related to its representation.
Browse our support decisions!
Support decisions for documentary and short films as well as media art are published monthly on our Finnish website. Support issued for training, international promotion, and audiovisual culture are published as quickly as possible after support decision meetings.
Frequently asked questions
How do I send my application to AVEK? Can I apply for support for several works at the same time? Online application system does not work, what to do? How long is the decision-making process? Where should the final report be delivered? You will find the answer for these questions and many others in our FAQ section.
The AVEK magazine is published in Finnish twice a year, in spring and autumn. The themes of the latest AVEK magazine are film music, sounds and impact.
Kopiosto – the copyright organisation for performing artists, authors and publishers
Kopiosto enables the use of copyrighted publications and audiovisual works easily and responsibly. It also makes sure that creative professionals receive the remuneration owed to them for the use of their works. Kopiosto is the most comprehensive copyright organisation representing the creative industry in Finland.