Our staff

We are AVEK! Our mission is to promote diverse Finnish audiovisual culture. The most important thing for us are the creative industries professionals and their new works under development – future documentary films, animations, short films, and works of media art. AVEK operates as a part of Kopiosto. Please contact us, we are glad to help you!


+358 (0)9 4315 2350


Our e-mail addresses are in the form firstname.lastname(at)avek.kopiosto.fi

Ulla Simonen

+ 358 (0)9 4315 2384

All communications should be sent by email or through the application system.

Oskar Forstén

Film Commissioner, documentary and short films
+358 (0)9 4315 2372

Milla Moilanen

Media Art Commissioner and Advisor for CreaDemo, CreMa, DigiDemo
+358 (0)9 4315 2305

Tuesdays from 10am until noon
and Thursdays from 10am until noon

Erja Mäki-Iso

Production Coordinator
+358 (0)9 4315 2353

General advice on the application process and system, contracts and payments for grants awarded.

Iina Saarinen

Expert, Communications
+358 (0)9 4315 2365