“Weimar” premieres at Kallio Stage, Friday 6.4

Weimar, a performance by faculty and students at Uniarts Helsinki, as well as Aalto University, premieres at Aalto Studios’ Kallio Stage in Sörnäinen on Friday, 6.4. The striking trailer for the performance, above, was filmed at Kallio Stage and features performers’ surreal movements in the stark stage space. A couple of stills of the trailer follow …

ÄÄNIAALTO III a weird, roaring success

With the speakers stored away and the lights turned out at Vapaan Taiteen Tila, the third annual — and most successful yet — edition of Ääniaalto came to a close 10.3, Saturday evening. Running since 2016, the sound festival is produced and run by DADA, Aalto Media Lab’s student association. The weeklong event featured talks, installations, experimental music …

Student Lamp Design Exhibition now open in Studio Kipsari

This week and next, Studio Kipsari and Aalto Studios are playing host to Valoa!, an exhibition of artfully-crafted student-designed lamps from the Design Tools course, led by Enni Äijälä. These designers are first year BA Design students, and haven’t yet decided what discipline of design they’ll focus on in their studies, so the lamps serve as a grounds of …

Brace your ears: ÄÄNIAALTO III is coming to Kallio Stage

Ääniaalto, a wide-ranging festival dedicated to all things sound and new media, featuring works, installations and performances by students at Aalto University’s Media Lab in parallel with artists in the new media scene, will take place next month at Aalto Studios’ Kallio Stage and Vapaan Taiteen Tila in Helsinki. The call for works is still open until 11.2. Now in it’s …

“Dry Storm” performance premiere at Kallio Stage on 7.2

Dry Storm is a new performance piece by students from Aalto ARTS and the Theatre Academy at Uniarts Helsinki. The production  features 6 performers and the work of four students focusing on costume design, lighting design, sound design, and choreography. The production addresses some abstract themes surrounding dryness and change in the human body. According to …

Lighting the way: students learn studio lighting through experimentation

In Aalto Studios’ multi-camera production facility the last two weeks, BA scenography students are learning a new outlet for their creativity: lighting. Led by lecturer and professional lighting designer Mia Kivinen, the students learned all about the technical side of studio lighting, and have begun to understand just how much power a light has over a scene. But …

ACE Producers hosts second training days in Finland

This past weekend, Aalto Studios’ partner, ACE Producers, an organization focused on training and development for established film producers across Europe, hosted its second-ever “Training Days” workshop, aimed instead at up-and-coming producers. 20 aspiring producers from Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Iceland were selected to join several consultants, mostly professional producers and members of ACE Producers’ network …

Students from Aalto Media Lab to present interactive projects at Kallio Stage

MA students in New Media will present work they created at the Aalto Fablab on Thursday, December 7th at Aalto Studios’ Kallio Stage. The presentations will begin at 19.00. In the course, Physical Interaction Design, students were challenged to “reimagine how [they] interact with the physical world,” according to participating first-year MA student Shreyasi Kar. The course …

New Arri film production lights in Roihupelto Studios and on Aalto Takeout

Aalto Studios now has a set of Arri lights for Roihupelto Studios, to go along with our recently acquired set of Arri Amira film production cameras. The new set of professional-grade LED lights come in a range of sizes and styles, from spot lighting to panel lights, for ample lighting options. According to Roihupelto studio …

Audiovisual Finland Seminar about Contracting in International Co-Productions

Thank you all the interesting guests for sharing knowledge and case examples at the ”Anatomy of Contracts and Deal Making – International Co-Productions” seminar at our Odeion Screening Auditorium 12th and 13th of September. Audiovisual Finland organised this seminar together with Aalto University. Thanks to the input of the speakers, Peter Nadermann (Nadcon), Max Rumney …