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– Minna Dufton

Don’t tell people your dreams. Show them.

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Top Gear Finland
In February 2024, Top Gear Finland launched on Nelonen, with Minna as one of the screenwriters. In this legendary TV series, Teemu Selänne, Ismo Leikola, and Christoffer Strandberg put cars to the test in the most hilarious challenges.

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Punkaharjun Pojat

Punkaharjun pojat (The Boys of Punkaharju) is a documentary reality series about You Tube group Biisonimafia and their journey from Punkaharju, Finland, to the red carpetsIt tells the story of two best friends, Kaitsu Rinkinen and Janne Kaperi, and their life long dream of making a feature film together

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BIG vs SMALL is the first international documentary production by Minna Dufton’s production company Raggari Films. Raggari Films was set up to support Finnish independent female filmmaking. The 76-minute documentary tells the touching story of Joana Andrade, a big wave surfer from Portugal who travels to Finland for an extraordinary training session with ice diver Johanna Nordblad.

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get to know me


I’m Minna Dufton

Journalist, Writer and Director with a passion for creating content that’s as colourful and touching as life can be.

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What are they saying?

What are they saying?

  • Your film is an awesome accomplishment, Minna
    Peter Hamilton Consultants Inc
  • Dufton clearly respects her subject and has painted a brilliant portrait of the commanding woman.

    Kat Hughes
    The Hollywood News
  • Dufton treats this very personal account with a sensitivity and skill that makes it very identifiable. She emphasises the feelings that come with regaining control, and what it’s like to work incredibly hard and finally achieve a goal.

    Caz Armstrong
    In Their Own League
  • Such an inspiration. So glad to hear that story.

    Judy Woodruff
    PBS The Newshour
  • I love putting the world to rights with you!
    Melanie Jayne Garner
  • A delight to work with. Always cheerful, friendly and professional. Minna’s care and passion are evident in all her work.
    Timothy Keetch
  • Thank you for helping me with social media. You have brought me so much good energy!!!
    Hanna Kivinen