Production Year: 2008
Duration: 5 min.
Master Format: Flash multimedia
Languages: Finnish, English, Russian
Hut fishing at the Eastern Gulf of Finland is a multimedia production for the Kotka Maritime Museum Vellamo. A winter net fishing at the Eastern Gulf of Finland was a key source of income for many fishermen before the World War II. Thousands of members of the fishing community, men and women, lived throughout the winter on the ice and slept in the fishing huts drawn by horses. The multimedia describes the life and working habits of this fishing community.
The multimedia Hut fishing at the Eastern Gulf of Finland is based on the documentary “Hotel Belveder” (1987) directed by Antti Peippo, script by Antti Hytti and Antti Peippo and photography by Tahvo Hirvonen. The multimedia reproduction is produced for the Kotka Maritime Museum Vellamo by Kroma Productions Ltd. Script and direction Marikki Hakola, audio design Epa Tamminen, multimedia design Camilla Sirén. Producer Marikki Hakola.