2011 | CGI ANIMATION, FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT 75 min.
NIKO & The Way to the Stars
The search for his father, a member of Santa‘s “Flying Forces”, turns into a great adventure for the reindeer boy
Niko and his friend Julius. At the touching end Niko realizes what really matters in life.
Jussi Best Feature 2009
Jussi Best Screenplay 2009
Cinekid Lion Jury Award 2008
Cinekid Lion Audience Award 2008
Nomination for European Filmaward 2008
PRODUCTION Ulysses Films with Anima Vitae (Finland), Cinemaker (Finland), A.Film (Denmark), Tidal Films (Ireland) DIRECTOR Michael Hegner, Kari Juusonen SCRIPT Hannu Tuomainen, Marteinn Thorisson GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR Universum Film WORLD SALES Global Screen SUPPORTED BY Film und Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, DFFF, Eurimages FESTIVALS & AWARDS Cinekid Lion (Award from Jury and Audience), Jussi for Best Script & Best Feature (“Finnish Oscar”), Filmfestival Hamburg, Int. Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart, NOMINATED FOR European Film Award
and many others