Association of independent producers in Finland (SATU ry) represents independent producers of audiovisual content in Finland.

SATU ry´s goal is to raise the quality and appreciation of production of audiovisual content in Finland.

We serve our members by negotiating IP rights trade practices and influence legislation, by participating in the cultural- and political debate. We seek to strengthen the development of the industry, by increasing the current forms of support and by creating new.

SATU ry is guided and promoted by active members who have the desire and vision to develop the industry. We organize seminar and competitions, in an effort to increase the public appreciation and awareness of the industry. At the end of 2016, SATU ry compromised of 59 independent production companies.

SATU ry's major annual events

Media & Message is a digital communications and content industries top seminar. More than 200 key decision makers of audiovisual industry participate in the annual Media & Message

Voitto-TV commercial competition and gala, awards the best Finnish TV- and online advertising. The Gala is held in Helsinki every March and it gathers together over 500 influential commercials industry representatives from all sectors.

SATU ry also administers the Television Academy Association and organizes the Kultainen Venla competition in cooperation with the Production and the Broadcasting Company.  Kultainen Venla Award gala recognize the year's best domestic television programs, their creators, and performers.

Production incentive that bases on 25 % cash rebate of the spend in Finland has been introduced 2.1.2017 for fictional feature films, documentary films and serial fiction and animation productions.
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Member Benefits

SATU ry's membership is a good reference and guarantees the reliability and professionalism of its member companies.

SATU ry negotiates as an independent party general contracts and delivery terms discuss with the Labor Unions about collective agreements and lobbies with different stakeholders on legislation, contracts, financing models and revenue share models. As a member, you get information about the current issues, domestic - and foreign events, training sessions, as well as existing and new funding opportunities and awards. You can participate in Chamber activities, be elected as a SATU ry's representative to organizations and committees, as well as SATU ry's Board of Directors. SATU ry has an agreement with Attorneys Susiluoto Oy, which consults member companies free of charge over the phone, and is available to assignments to a negotiated price.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of nine members. The Chairman of the Board is Antti Väisänen, CEO of Warner Bros. International Television Production Finland.


Fabianinkatu 4 B 14
00130 Helsinki, Finland
Tel: +358 10 219 68 80

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Tel. +358 40 544 1690