Tampere is the city of theatre and culture. This, combined with our cutting-edge high technology and innovativeness, forms the base for flourishing creative businesses in the region.
The creative business ecosystem in the region:
Our top research and education organizations collaborate with culture and arts institutions like theatres, concert producers, museums and festivals.
Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) offers degrees, for example, in digital sound and commercial music, scriptwriting and visual expression, film and television, media and arts, music, information technology, media production and International project management.
TAMK has it's media and arts education situated in Mediapolis which is an international media campus concentrating on content production and audio-visual information and communications technology. Production companies and students work side-by-side in an energetic atmosphere creating their own stories while utilising different media.
Creative business companies in the Tampere Region:
(For more comprehensive and detailed information about companies that operate in the field of creative business in the Tampere Region can be found in our company and research directory Tampere Business Region.)
Human motion, acting, sensor-based performance
- 3D Motion capture, user experience, usability, user interfaces, human machine interaction, film, TV, theatre
Companies: Troll VFX, T7 The Centre for Practice as Research in Theatre, Tampereen Komediateatteri, Tampereen Palatsiteatteri
Storytelling, content creation
- Marketing, audio-visual content production, company communications, educational materials, occupational health
Companies: Adsek, Aito Media, Mediabeat, Mediacompany Bermuda, Team Action Zone, RockAdillo Records & Production
Digital games development
- Serious gaming, educational gaming contents and methods, entertainment content
Companies: Rovio Entertainment Ltd., TrapLight, Colossar Order, Beiz
- Festivals, events, company branding, hotels and restaurants, retail
Companies: Aku’s Factory, Tammerfest Oy, Tampere-talo, Pirfest ry
Architecture, public locations and design
- Exterior lighting design, city image and safety, machine building
Companies: Valoa Design, Ingman Design, Muodonmuutos, Arkkitehtikonttori Petri Pussinen Oy, Arkkitehtistudio M&Y