Filming in Tampere

Film Tampere

Film Tampere is an economic development program managed by Business Tampere. We are committed to develope the local audiovisual economy, promote the region as a filming location and connect your production with production services in the region.

We provide:

  • Location scouting up to 3 days
  • Information about studios, locations and production facilities
  • Contact details of local production companies and crew
  • Regional 10-15% cash rebate on top of Finland’s 25% fast and simple cash rebate

Film Tampere consults and serves your av-production from preproduction phase until postproduction and connects your production with suitable local professionals. Connecting local AV professionals with productions is an important part of Film Tampere’s mission. To connect with local professionals, Film Tampere organizes networking events four times a year. 

Tampere as a filming location

Tampere is easy to reach. From Tampere-Pirkkala airport one can reach the center of Tampere by 30 minutes. The distance between Helsinki and Tampere is approximately two hours by car. Today Tampere can be described as a centre of leading-edge technology and creative industry. Tampere offers the best platform to create high-class entertainment and drama. The media hub Mediapolis provides leading production services, studios and two media schools with young rising talents. Tampere has strong professionalism in post production and special effects, editing and sound design, motion capture and 3D compositing as well as virtual and augmented reality.

Tampere offers adaptive filming locations all year around. From nature to urban, from cold to hot and from past to present. The city is located amid beautiful scenery between two lakes, Lake Näsijärvi and Lake Pyhäjärvi. The Tammerkoski rapids and red brick industrial heritage are one of Finland’s beloved and most distinctive landscapes. We are at your service!

 

Young talent in Tampere

Tampere is a city of high-class AV education which serves your production with the talents of today and tomorrow. The new AV-professional generation will compete internationally. 

Educational institutions with media and film programs that operate in the Tampere region: 

  • Tampere University of Applied Sciences: Production, scriptwriting, cinematography and editing 
  • University of Tampere, Department of Acting: Theatre work 
  • Tampere Vocational College: Audiovisual communication 
  • Voionmaa Institute: Studies in media and communication, including film making (Movieschool) 

Finland is one of the Nordic countries and part of EU

Tampere is the third largest city in Finland, and the centre of its region. Tampere region is the second largest urban area in Finland after the Helsinki capital area.

TAMPERE REGION
FINLAND

  • Total population 512,000
  • Population in city region 380,000

 

Film Tampere Friends

Film Tampere has gathered a wide cross-sectoral partner network to serve the needs of your production!

The Companies of Film Tampere Friends network:

  • Juvenes
  • High Peak Finland
  • Tilaisuus Villa Sofia
  • NoHo Partners
  • Kalevan Kello
  • Mäntän kuvataideviikot
  • Tampereen huoneistohotelli
  • Hiking Travel, Hit
  • Rent Center Tampere Oy
  • Majoituspalvelu Forenom
  • Courtyard by Mariott Tampere

Please get in touch with us to get the contact information of Film Tampere Friends network companies:
maiju.viiki@businesstampere.com
+358 40 646 2841

Contact us

Ilkka Rahkonen

Director, Film Tampere

ilkka.rahkonen@businesstampere.com
+358 40 860 3816

Maiju Viiki

Specialist

maiju.viiki@businesstampere.com
+358 40 646 2841