OKTOBER PRODUCTION COMPANY
Oktober Oy is a Finnish production company located in Helsinki and was established in 2004. Only in a few years, it has created a reputation as a creative production house producing quality documentary and fiction films focusing on strong social issues. It was founded by Joonas Berghäll, Katja Gauriloff and Mika Hotakainen.
Oktober has developed strong international connections through co-production and distribution of its films. Besides of their own productions, Oktober provides location production services in Finland. In Finland it has been granted a Finnish Film Quality Grant three times for documentary films “The Smoking Room”, “A Shout into the Wind” and "Steam of Life", which is recognition for company's ambition to produce high quality films.
| 24/7/2012 Canned Dreams has done well at film festivals around the world
Katja Gauriloff's film Canned Dreams started its world tour at Berlinale international film festiva..
| 24/7/2012 Canned Dreams DVD
Dear friends, Canned Dreams has been released on DVD in Finland. The film is available on internet r..
| Five Fragments of the Extinct Empathy / Gallery Sinne
Oktober warmly welcomes everyone to see Anna Nykyri's private exhibition"Five Fragments of the Extin..
| 10/06/2011 Happy summer from everyone at Oktober
The summer started at Oktober very well. Three years of shooting for Canned Dreams finally came to a..
| 4/11/2010 Steam of Life nominated for EFA and IDA awards
The last two weeks of October did very well for the Steam of Life. The film received two prestigious..