Directed by Minja Koski & Sami Sänpäkkilä Cinematography and editing: Sami Sänpäkkilä Script and production: Minja Koski Lighting: Simo Saukkola, Markus Karekallas, Noora Vilamaa, Seppo Niskanen Performers: Minja Koski, Annika Hartikka, Meri-Tuuli Risberg, Mikael Saari, Esa-Matti Smolander, Markus Karekallas, Aleksi Kaufmann, Miikka Ahlman, Simo Saukkola, Seppo Niskanen, Elma Luukkonen, Maria Nissi, Saija Kivikangas, Sirpa Niskanen, […]
Blackmagic Pocket 4K
Paavoharju: Kastoin sulkaa kuulla Concert Film
Camera, edit: Sami Sänpäkkilä Background video: Emma Ainala & Lauri Ainala Texting: Antti Alanko Live mix: Paavo Malmberg Mixing and mastering: Sami Sänpäkkilä Recorded and filmed at G Livelab Tampere, March 12th 2020 Anniina Saksa: vocals Toni Kähkönen: vocal, guitar Joose Keskitalo: vocals, guitar , accordion Tuukka Tervo: guitar, synthesizer Teemu Vänskä: piano, synthesizer Lasse […]
Tamara Luonto: Neiti B
Directed by Sami Sänpäkkilä & Kalevi Suopursu Assistant director: Iiris Tuononen VHS-whisperer: Kalevi Suopursu Script: Sami Sänpäkkilä, Kalevi Suopursu, Tamara Luonto Cinematography: Sami Sänpäkkilä, Iiris Tuononen Editor: Sami Sänpäkkilä Actors: “Veikko-Matti” Siltanen, Kalevi Suopursu, Sini Suvanto, Tamara Luonto Set and decorations: Kalevi Suopursu, Sini Suvanto Gaffer: Sami Sänpäkkilä, Iiris Tuononen Runner: Sini Suvanto Thank you: […]
Tampere Film Festival 2022 trailer
Director, Cinematographer, Editor: Sami Sänpäkkilä Actor: Elissa Määttänen Sound Design: Samuli Ala-Lahti Visual Effects: Troll Painting: Inka Hannula & Teemu Raudaskoski tamperefilmfestival.fi
Litku Klemetti: Tour de France
The new Litku Klemetti album Kukkia muovipussissa will be released in March 2021. Tour de France is the second single from the upcoming album. Sanna approached me with the script for the video in October 2020 and we were set out to shoot in December but had to cancel at the last minute because of […]
Tampere Film Festival 2021 Trailer
I envisioned this video back when the Hong Kong riots started in 2019. At first it was to become a music video, then a political art film, but when Tampere Film Festival commissioned a festival trailer from me I told them that I might already have something suitable. I scavenged the riot costume from flea […]
Tommi Liimatta – A Day in the Mouth episode 12
Tommi Liimatta is a comic book artist, a writer and a musician. He has many bands including Absoluuttinen Nollapiste, Herttomiehet and a solo project that he releases an album with once in a decade. Tommi has just released a new book in his biographical series.
Lau Nau Live in the Orchard
A Lau Nau live performance commissioned by frameless series Munich. Recorded live in Westers October 17th 2020. Directed and cinematographed by Sami Sänpäkkilä Music by Lau Nau Assistant Toni Laakso Thank you Westers Garden fonal.com launau.com frameless-muenchen.de
Ninni Luhtasaari – A Day in the Mouth episode 11
Ninni Luhtasaari is a primitive entertainer in music and visual arts. Luhtasaari is known from bands such as Ninni Forever Band, Maria ja Marsialaiset, Risto and Jari Raaste.
Amuri: Masa music video is directed by Kalevi Suopursu and Sami Sänpäkkilä. It was filmed in the legendary Salhojankadun Pub.
Eleanoora Rosenholm: Moskova metro
Eleanoora Rosenholm’s Moskova metro music video has been in the making for well over a year. I made the first draft of the script already in March 2019 and we had the final script writing session with Mika Rättö in early November 2019.
Pentti Järvelin – A Day in the Mouth episode 10
Pentti Järvelin is a skateboarder, a comic book artist, a Youtuber and a lot of other things. After living in Helsinki for 11 years he moved to Oulu. I visited him after he had lived there a few months to film him skating.