Niklas Kullström

Niklas Kullström

Finland

Biography

Niklas Kullström is a Finnish filmmaker, cinematographer, editor and media artist. He was born in Helsinki, Finland, but has lived extensively abroad, in Japan, Iceland, United Kingdom, Latvia and Russia. The short documentary film, SAY HELLO IN SLOVIO, which he made in the Balkans with British director May Abdalla, has been screened at Cannes Film Festival and was awarded at the Helsinki Short Film Festival. As a media and photo artist Kullström has concentrated on the aesthetic and social challenges created by digitalisation and technologization. His works have been internationally displayed at several different venues, most notably at the Hamburg Photography Triennial in 2015. In addition to art, Kullström also works as a producer, photographer and teacher. In 2016 he produced, edited and filmed the comedic-short THE DIJON-STORY, directed by Mikko Myllylahti. He has also had a long standing collaboration with Serbian Director/Producer Boris Mitić, on his documentary feature IN PRAISE OF NOTHING, which premiere at Locarno in 2017. EASTERN MEMORIES is Kullström’s debut film as a director.

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