Finnish Animation Guild


  • Founded in 1998 Finnish Animation Guild is only national association for Finnish animation professionals. We have 170 members at the moment.
  • Our main goal is to gather all people working in animation field together, support our members’ professional identity and skills as well as their status in the society.
  • We improve animation industry’s operating conditions together with other associations as well as animation schools.
  • We support animation’s status as independent art form and increase general knowledge towards animation industry in Finland.
  • We are an association member of international animation organization ASIFA.
  • Within our work we maintain sustainable development and vitality of Finnish animation and it’s authors.


Open Call: Ääreen – Documentary in Animation

Application period 5.10.–18.11.2020  Ääreen is an art project that combines documentary with immersive animation. It will be conducted at Oodi Central Library in Helsinki. The purpose of the project is to support and encourage artists interested in documentary animation, and to create new media presentation practices in the library context.  The project begins with a workshop to search for immersive project ideas that combine animation with a documentary approach. Concentrating on script writing and development, the workshop will be held…

No group?

Would you like to join the Ääreen project, but don’t have a group? We offer a virtual get-together meeting where animation and media art professionals can learn to know each other and find partners to form groups on Tuesday 27.10. at 14-16. The facilitator of meeting is Tuomas Tirkkonen/Tupu Creative. The meeting will be held via Zoom. The virtual meeting is open to all and free of charge. Discussion languages are Finnish and English, the materials are all in English.…

Reminiscing Annecy

While we are in the middle of these exceptional times, it’s nice to sit down and look back to last summer and wonderful times in Annecy. Finnish Animation Guild was represented in Annecy International Animation Film Festival ja The International Animation Film Market by our chair Elina Myllykangas. The event took place in France in 10.-15.6.2019. The festival and the MIFA professional event is one of worlds largest and most important evet in animation field. Thousands of animation professionals as…


Want to join our Team? We are looking for a talented Animation Production Artist to join our Team in Helsinki, Finland!
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Animaatiokilta on pitänyt syyskokouksen ja valinnut hallituksen vuodelle 2021.

Hallituksen uudeksi puheenjohtajaksi valittiin Albert Laine.

Varapuheenjohtajana toimii Elina Myllykangas. Hallituksen varsinaisina jäseninä jatkavat Jouko Raudasoja, Hämid Shajarian sekä Markus Lehtokumpu.

Varajäseniksi valittiin Krisrina Laine ja Mika Koskinen.

Sihteerinä jatkaa Mika Koskinen.

Onnea uudelle hallitukselle! 🎉

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