Aleksi  Salmenperä

Aleksi Salmenperä

Finland

Biography

Aleksi Salmenpera, born 1973 in Finland, is one of the most acclaimed and distinctive Finnish film makers. In addition to having been awarded for feature films such as A MAN'S JOB (2007) and PRODUCING ADULTS (2004) Salmenperä's esteemed career also includes the direction of remarkable Finnish television series e.g. PIONEER (2006) and FREEFALL (2002) with the improvisational theatre group Stella Polaris. Starting from the short film Ferry Go Round (2001), done as a school practical work and selected at the Cannes film festival, Salmenperä's films have received many film industry awards as well as high praises in Finland and abroad. His latest film, THE MINE (2016), was one of the Dragon Award Best Nordic Film nominees at IFF Rotterdam.

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