Rabbit Films started developing scripted content in 2017. To date, Rabbit has produced two high end drama series and two feature films. The goal with all scripted is to create high quality content that will entertain viewers around the world.
2022 will be a big year as both of Rabbit’s two big drama series will see light of day. Mobile 101 – The Story of Nokia will air on C More and Summer of Sorrow on Elisa Viihde.
The Scripted Department is run by Head of Scripted Minna Haapkylä, Creative Director Jani Volanen and CEO Olli Suominen.
Based on true events, Mobile 101is a drama series the close calls and the uncertain first steps of a small Finnish electronics company becoming a global titan of the mobile phone industry.
In 1988, Nokia is a small, but ambitious company hoping to conquer the world with their new mobile phone technology. Katarina and Aki, idealistic and ambitious young lawyers, are thrust into the midst of an international court case, when the US giant Motorola sues the Nokia for patent infringements. At the same time, Nokia engineer Risto, sets out to design a better and smaller mobile phone, the “101”.
SUMMER OF SORROW
Summer of Sorrow is a drama series set in a Finnish suburb in the early eighties. It has been a beautiful summer, but it gets ruined by an unspeakable crime. A manhunt ensues, followed by a horrible mistake. An old tragedy, long gone, is also about to be revealed. The whole series seen through the eyes of the local kids, who are not supposed to see or hear anything. But they do.
A feature film about Evelina, a 16-year-old small town girl, whose world collapses when she finds out her mother is having an affair with a woman. Evelina tries to stop her mother’s affair at all cost to get her parents to fall in love again with dramatic and comedic consequences.
Mc Helper-BeKings is a feature film that goes back to the roots of the time when the legendary moped club Mc Helper was founded. Räkä and Liima, friends rejected by big moped clubs, start their own club. But things get dangerous, when they start to threaten the position of the best rider.
Kiosk is the world’s most contained sitcom: all the scenes happen either inside the kiosk, its backroom, or the back alley. The Kiosk is run by Raisa, the most diligent and rule-abiding woman to grace this earth. The only issue is that she is paired with Rane, who is the polar opposite. The unlikely duo try their very best to get along and run the Kiosk smoothly. But most days their different work ethics cause tensions and lead to rather absurd situations. The smaller the space, the bigger the problems!