AMPI+ Workshops are designed to provide advanced training for the Academy of Moving People and Images (AMPI) alumni and other filmmakers from diverse backgrounds with prior filmmaking experience. The participants are selected or invited from AMPI alumni and new AMPI calls are made specifically for this purpose.

All of the AMPI+ intensive workshops are hands-on, tailored according to participants’ wishes and needs, and facilitated by expert tutors and industry professionals.

The first AMPI+ Advanced Workshops were kindly supported by AVEK Audiovisual Centre, and  TAIKE – Arts Promotion Centre Finland. AMPI+ Workshops in 2023 are happening with the support of the Kone Foundation. You can read more about AMPI+ on our website:

March 13, 2023

The one-day masterclass will consist of a non-commercial screening of The Woodcutter Story (2022, Mikko Myllylahti, Aamu Film Company). The screening will be followed by a masterclass and case study on the cinematography of the film hosted by the director of photography, Arsen Sarkisiants, and moderated by AMPI lecturer Hannu Käki. The Masterclass will approach

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March 7, 2023

THIS CALL NOW IS CLOSED! Please check out our other AMPI+ calls! The two-day workshop is to learn how to use improvisation with actors to try and create new material for a script, a story, or an art piece. On the first day of the workshop, Ville Jankeri demonstrates how to work with actors and

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February 23, 2023

THIS CALL NOW IS CLOSED! Please check out our other AMPI+ calls! The four-day workshops will concentrate on improvisational tools. On the first day of the workshop, Jaakko Kiljunen led the participants through the basics of the Suzuki Method. After having a chance to get an understanding of this method the participants had the chance

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February 16, 2023

THIS CALL NOW IS CLOSED! Please check out our other AMPI+ calls! Creative Writing by Jonas Rothlaender The goal of the workshop is to deepen the craft of making films by relying on intuition and rather react spontaneously rather than planning and thinking too thoroughly (and therefore censoring ideas) about it in advance. By that,

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