BIO

Aku Louhimies

Aku Louhimies is an award-winning director and screenwriter. Over the last decade his highly acclaimed, commercially successful films have established him as one of the most preeminent directors of Scandinavian cinema today. Accomplished in both film and television, Louhimies’ works have consistently garnered attention and praise, not least on the international film festival scene. His latest works include European Film Award nominees 8-Ball (2013), Frozen Land (2012) and a serial drama Rebellion (2016). The Unknown Soldier is scheduled to premiere in October 2017.

Films

Awards
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Awards

Naked Harbour (Vuosaari), 2012 Festroia International Film Festival 2012 CICAE Award
Naked Harbour (Vuosaari), 2012 Nordische Filmtage Lübeck 2012 The Interfilm Church Prize
Frozen City (Valkoinen kaupunki), 2006 Jussi Awards 2007 Best Director
Frozen City (Valkoinen kaupunki), 2006 Ghent International Film Festival 2006 Best Director
Frozen City (Valkoinen kaupunki), 2006 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2006 Don Quijote Award – Special Mention
Frozen City (Valkoinen kaupunki), 2006 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2006 FIPRESCI Prize
Frozen City (Valkoinen kaupunki), 2006 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2006 Label Europa Cinemas
Frozen City (Valkoinen kaupunki), 2006 Lübeck Nordic Film Days 2006 Prize of the Ecumenical Jury – Honorable Mention
Frozen Land (Paha maa), 2005 Jussi Awards 2006 Best Director
Frozen Land (Paha maa), 2005 Jussi Awards 2006 Best Script
Frozen Land (Paha maa), 2005 Athens International Film Festival 2005 Best Screenplay
Frozen Land (Paha maa), 2005 Bergen International Film Festival 2005 Jury Award
Frozen Land (Paha maa), 2005 Göteborg Film Festival 2005 Church of Sweden Film Award
Frozen Land (Paha maa), 2005 Göteborg Film Festival 2005 FIPRESCI Prize
Frozen Land (Paha maa), 2005 Göteborg Film Festival 2005 Nordic Film Prize
Frozen Land (Paha maa), 2005 Leeds International Film Festival 2005 Golden Owl Award
Frozen Land (Paha maa), 2005 Lübeck Nordic Film Days 2005 NDR Promotion Prize – Honorable Mention
Frozen Land (Paha maa), 2005 Moscow International Film Festival 2005 Special Jury Prize
Fragments (Irtiottoja), 2003 Venla Awards 2004 Venla Best Director
Lovers & Leavers (Kuutamolla), 2002 Durango Film Festival 2003 Jury Award Best Narrative Feature
Lovers & Leavers (Kuutamolla), 2002 Cinequest San Jose Film Festival 2003 Best Feature

Contacts

TALENT AGENT (UK)

Lisa Richards Agency
Richard Cook
http://www.lisarichards.ie/
+353 1 6375000 phone
+353 1 6671256 fax
info@lisarichards.ie
108 Upper Leeson Street
Dublin 4
Ireland

TALENT AGENT (US)

Paradigm
Martin Spencer
http://www.paradigmagency.com
+1 310 288 8000 phone
+1 310 288 2000 fax
360 N Crescent Dr
North Bldg
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
USA

MANAGER

Zero Gravity Management
Eric Williams
http://www.zerogravitymanagement.com
+1 310 656 9440 phone
info@zerogravitymanagement.com
1531 14th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
USA

Commercials & Shorts

  • HS – Vapaapäivä (7min 35s)

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  • Aarre

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  • Maaseudun Tulevaisuus

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  • Helsingin Sanomat – Toimittajat

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  • Helsingin Sanomat – Poliisi

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  • SOS – Lapsikylä

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  • Fazer – Joulurauhaa

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  • Lotto – Helminen

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  • Lotto – Juuso

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  • Greenpeace – Amme

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  • Lotto – Grönholm

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  • Liikenneturva – Vilkku

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  • Lotto – Salonen

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  • Lotto – Tervamäki

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  • Lotto – Ranta

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  • Lotto – Harkimo

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  • Lotto – Toppinen

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  • HS – Metro

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  • Elisa – Saappaat

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  • Atria – Kotiinpaluu

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  • OP – Nakkikioski

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  • OP – Kahvila

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  • Viruvalge – Elav legend

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  • HS – Ne sanoo

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  • Elisa

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  • TAFFEL – Kartanon perunalastut

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  • Sonera – Kleopatra ja Caesar

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  • Meira – Kultakatriina

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  • Valio Oltermanni – Yksi meistä

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  • VR – matka

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  • Valheen Vangit

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  • SuomiPOP

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  • Sonera – Karaoke

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  • Sarasvuo

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  • Spekti – Juomalaulu/Music Video (3min 56s)

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  • Rasmus – Stranger/Music Video (4min 5s)

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  • Lenna – Minä jään/Music Video (3min 6s)

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  • Lenna – Vuosaari/Music video (2min 58s)

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  • Haloo Helsinki – Vapaus käteen jää/Music Video (4min 6s)

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  • Laura Närhi – Hetken tie on kevyt/Music Video (4min 10s)

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  • Irtiottoja – trailer/tv series (1min 3s)

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  • Late Fragments/short film (15min 4s)

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Press

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