Rabbit Films

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Rabbit Films
Production Company
Founded 2000
Founder Jarno Laasala
Headquarters Helsinki, Finland
Key people
Olli Suominen (CEO)
Products Television, distribution, motion pictures
Website [1]

Rabbit Films Ltd is a Finnish TV production and distribution company, founded by The Dudesons - Jarno Laasala, Jukka Hildén, Jarppi Leppälä and HP Parviainen. The Company is currently led by CEO Olli Suominen. Another key member in the innovative team is Tuomas Summanen, Creative Director, the man behind the most successful TV formats in Finland.

Past years Rabbit Films has produced 24 different primetime shows for networks. In addition to its original formats, company also makes local adaptions of the international formats such as Saturday Night Live, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and The Lyrics Board.

Rabbit Films employs over 60 people in Finland and 10 in the United States.

Formats[edit]

  • King, live comedy on TV talent shows
  • Posse, live TV show combining talkshow and comedy
  • Comedian and 7 wonders, comedian conquers the world
  • Celebrity Home Invasion
  • Pop'n'Roll, music comedy panel
  • Think Thank, twisted news comedy panel
  • The Ultimate Expedition, docreality where 8 celebrities are given a challenge to conquer a 20.000-foot-high mountain.
  • Haggle Battle, bargain battle meets comedy panel show
  • The Box, a live gaming show with YouTube superstars
  • Should I be Worried?, comedy panel show
  • Once Upon a Life, family quiz meets panel show
  • Battle of the Hits, music entertainment
  • City vs Country, game show
  • Across the Ocean, doc reality

International distribution[edit]

  • The Dudesons series, 5 season in over 150 countries
  • Kill Arman, 2 season in over 80 countries
  • Madventures, in over 150 countries

YouTube channel[edit]

Rabbit Films co-owns the first Finnish YouTube network called Troot Network, and manages The Dudesons YouTube page with over three million subscribers.

Awards[edit]

  • Finnish Emmy Awards: The Dudesons 2010, Celebrity Home Invasion 2013, Posse 2014, Ultimate Expedition 2016
  • European Pitch Competition: Celebrity Home Invasion
  • Format of the Year Competition: Celebrity Home Invasion 2012, King 2015

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