News 09.12.2010: Finnish actors have voted to recognize Katja Küttner (née Kukkola) as the film actor of the year.

She was nominated for the prize for her role in the Arto Halonen film Princess.

Katja Küttner maintained her position as the top candidate from the very start of the month-long voting period. Her colleagues decribed their choice in the following way: ”Great command of a difficult role – heartfelt, impressive, enchanting and touching.”

The Finnish Film Directors' Union awarded Saara Cantell as the film director of the year for Heartbeats. The Finnish' Film Producers' Union prize went to Joonas Berghäll, who was named as the film producer of the year for the documentary film Steam of Life.