Sari is desperate for a promotion and works hard, but nothing goes according to plan. On her way to up the corporate ladder, she runs into some serious obstacles. Written by Sanna Stellan, Produced by Annika Sucksdorf, Helsinki-Filmi.
Short fiction, 9 minutes, 2015.
Cast Sanna Stellan Heikki Silvennoinen Jussi Vatanen Armi Toivanen Eeva Litmanen
Festivals Helsinki International Film Festival 2015
DOC: BURDEN OF MY HEART / SYDÄMENI TAAKKA
A tormented soul on a empty street in Kigali begins to tell a story of survival. Men wash the bones of the killed in order to give them a burial. A woman with no legs dances for God, to find meaning. A 2.0 film about the 1994 Genocide of Rwanda. Co-directed with Rwandese director Yves Niyongabo. Broadcasted and co-produced by YLE primetime documentary.
Iris Olsson is also the cinematographer of this film.
Documentary film, 45 minutes, 2011.
BEST DOCUMENTARY Tampere Film Festival 2012 BEST FILM DokLeipzig Youth Jury Prize 2011 HONORARY MENTION Finnish Short and Documentary Film Festival 2012
DOC: Between Dreams / UNIEN VÄLISSÄ
A film about dreams and dreaming on the Trans-Siberian train running across Russia. Produced by NisiMasa.
Short documentary film, 9 minutes, 2009
EFA BEST EUROPEAN SHORT FILM NOMINATION Grimstad 2009 BEST STUDENT FILM Tampere Short Film Festival 2009 HONORARY MENTION Tampere Short Film Festival 2009 HONORARY MENTION Nordisk Panorama 2009 SPECIAL JURY PRIZE Silverdocs 2010 BEST SHORT FILM Dokma Film Festival 2009
DOC: KESÄN LAPSI / SUMMERCHILD
Svetlana lives in a orphanage in Karelia, Russia. She has been given the chance to spend her holiday in a family across the border in Finland. Without a shared language a couple wanting to do good and a child without future prospects spend a life changing summer together. Broadcasted by YLE, Primetime Documentary.
Documentary film, 60 minutes, 2009.
PRESIDENT'S AWARD Full Frame 2009 TROMSO PALM Tromso International Film Festival 2009 DOCUMENTARY PRIZE Finnish Short Film Festival 2009 BEST FILM Eugenia Movie Movement 2009 BEST MID LENGHT DOCUMENTARY FINALIST Hot Docs 2009
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DOC: LENTO / FLIGHT
Documentary film about parachut jumping and facing the fear of living.
Short documentary film, 11 minutes, 2004.
HONORARY MENTION Helsinki Short Film Festival 2005
What does a cellist, teacher and art director have in common? This documentary tells a story of three high successors who burnedout before they turned 30. Produced and Broadcasted by YLE.
Television documentary, 28 minutes, 2009.
TVDOC: LENTÄJÄT KIRGIISIAROILLA / FIGHTER PILOTS IN Kyrgyzstan
Television documentary with interviews and archive footage about the first Finnish MIG fighter pilots. They were taken on a highly secretive mission in Kyrgyzstan, Soviet Union, on the edge of the Cold War to train to fly at MACH speed. Produced and broadcasted by YLE.