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Northern Script screenwriting contest 2017 winners are here!

Fridayna 17. Novemberta 2017

Northern Script 2017 participants. Photo: Metka Centre for Media Education 2017.

Northern Script is a new Nordic contest for screenwriting enthusiasts of 18 to 25 years. The aim of the contest is to look for new, promising scripts and writers. In the Final workshops in Oulu participated 7 writers from Norway, Sweden and Finland. As a result the jury chose the script called Stranger by Mikko Peltotupa as the winner. Honor nominations were given to two further scripts: Angora Cat by Janne Vanhanen & Veera Lamminpää and Any time soon by Maija Alander.


The winner received free entrance to 2018 NUFF on Tromsö or Kino Cabaret in Helsinki. The contest was organised by Metka Centre for Media Education together with Euphoria Borealis and in support of Oulu International Children and Youth Film Festival, Pohjola Norden and the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. Metka is the NGO with the widest range of hands on media education events and methods developed over 59 years with the experts of the field in Finland. Recently Metka has also opend up international partnerships.


Congratulations for the awards and all the best of all participants. Thank you for our workshop mentors and the jury. Looking forward for the scripts on the 2018 Northern Script.

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