Professor Aleksi Bardy – film producer of the year
According to the Central Organisation of Finnish Film Producers, Bardy is a brave and skilful producer whose latest movie is artistically strong and internationally interesting. Moreover, the Association of Finnish Film Directors awarded the best direction title to the director of the movie; J-P Valkeapää.
“He ovat paenneet” received four Jussi-awards (production, direction, sound design and editing) in January and its cameraman, a student at the Department of Film, Television, and Scenography, Pietari Peltola, received the respected Sven Nyqvist award at the Gothenburg film festival. "He ovat paenneet" is also the Finnish nominee for the Nordic movie award. The winner will be announced in Reykjavik on 27 October 2015.