"You disturb me."

If you are new here, let me tell you why this film will be. This movie will be eventually submitted to intl indie filmfestivals and movie centers in Finland, focusing on experimental drama and art house cinema. · As an ambitious project and a full-length film, many volunteers of ...

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Why BeBee?

Why are you on BeBee? What are you looking for in here? What is the main purpose for you to post an article or a hive? Have you made friends here? Have you had any other valuable interaction with people? Do you know these people in real life? Is your industry represented on BeBee ...

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A movie: social media show: offline for post-production

The above image is from the poster, now spelled OFFLINE to inform everybody what is going on. · With these feelings and having rung the New Year, we are in post production with my movie project. My movie - our movie - in fact, is a full-length indie drama about a woman who falls ...

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Girls who help girls

Couple of weeks ago I met a wonderful person. She is a talented photographer and new to the creative industries, yet already running her own business. I wanted to share the kind of tips and advise my decade old career in art life has given me. · * Join LinkedIn – or any other s ...

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Goodbye 2018!

2018, oh 2018. Soon we are living in the new 20's, and it is time to say goodbye to the last year. · The greatest thing that happened to my career last year was the publishing of my second poetry collection. It is soon to be out and available also in English, but till then, I jus ...

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WHO IS SHE???????!!!!!1111❤❤❤❤

This image (of me) could have a caption like this: "She was spotted in winter fashion (a vintage red velvet coat, H&M jumpsuit etc.) outside a cafe in her hometown, Kuopio, Finland, before Christmas, grabbing a take-away coffee before heading to model for a portrait session in a ...

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Working girl

When I was a young girl, I used to fight a lot at home about my chances to become an artist when I grow up. I shouted and screamed: “I will become an artist, no matter what!” After long and hard talks about my future, I already had chosen not to change my mind. One of my favorite ...

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Learning a language and a culture

I decided to speak about my daytime job for the first time here in my blog. No matter I am a poet and artist, working on couple of projects in my free time, I work as a trainee (and as a director-to-be) in a immigrant group in a communal arts centre. I am codirecting the group ...

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A performance about a dream

On Saturday night I gave a performance about a dream. In the beginning of the show, I painted my lips read and looked in the mirror I had on hand. Then I started reading. I had rehearsed a couple of times, the rehearsals went great but the actual performance got me a bit shak ...

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Career in creative industry?

Choosing your profession should be a priority already when you graduate high school. You should have your career mapped out often even before that, focusing your grades and your subject choices (we have a lot of options in the Finnish education system, namely in high school) ...

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Looking for new opportunities - CV

I have been playing around with CV styles and profiles and everything involved for many years. The latest update to my knowledge was that there needs to be bright colors and bold fonts in the CV. I thought my achievements and publications would impress the employers but apparentl ...

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From debut to comeback in poetry

My debut poetry collection (in Finnish only) was published the year 2009 from a small on-demand publisher called ntamo. Because I still love the book and what it has made of me, I thought that I would like to share the story behind the scenes. Before I do, I also wanted to su ...

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Of memory, identity and time

Days go by. I do my chores at home, go shop groceries and watch some TV. I translate old poetry for my amusement, watch a movie again and roll in the bed for hours unable to sleep. When I finally do, I sleep late: till the next afternoon. · The things I think about are trivial me ...

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Why do I blog?

Blogging might take a quite a bit of time. Blogging might be like shouting in the forest: only your echo replies. Blogging might be all that – and yet rewarding. In the past 10 years I have blogged both in commercial and private domains, as a featured blogger and just for fun, I ...

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Unemployed in Finland

I rarely write about politics but this time I have to do my share. There's a new law for the unemployed in Finland. The unemployed, starting this year, will have to get a job (paying 245 e a month) or take part in a government approved training programme (for 5 days a month) in a ...

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Distributing a movie (and possibilities of crowdfunding)

Like some of you might know, I have been working on my art house independent drama "I WANT YOU" for quite some time now. We are in post-production now and going to do the final recording and editing the following winter. We are a bit late from the original schedule but it doesn't ...

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A FILM BY EEVA MARIA AL-KHAZAALI

Distributing a movie

As some of you may know, I have been working on my debut movie, independent art house production "I WANT YOU" for some time now. · Now when we're in post-production, it will be interesting to search my prospects on distributing the film possibly internationally. I have gone to se ...

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Style of photography

I would run a poll on this one if there was such a feature in here, and especially the real life, correlating to the world of social media. · I see the photography popular in social media is usually in the scales of white-beige-black-grey and promote a visually minimalist style. ...

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Making a movie in East of Finland

Hello bees, · I am looking for volunteers for movie making all over the world. I am filming next summer in East of Finland, in the City of Kuopio, and would need a cameraman, lights and possibly some help in postproduction. · Since this is an art house/indie film, I cannot pay f ...

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Poem for today: Landscape I

"You have a sense of belonging size of a human" · a scar or a bruise, the void of time black sea, · a space full of empty where the view is one · to the galaxies of the heart. · History of thousend years · in the charachters of the clouds, you · woke me up · from a long dark slee ...

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