Sami Aleksi Hakkarainen
Director & Screenwriter
Independent filmmaker from Joensuu, Finland. I'm also experienced in soundtrack composing, sound design, photography, editing, lighting and cinematography. Outside the film making spectrum I'm also active as a writer of literature and poetry.
Voionmaa Film School 2011 - 2012, Film and Television, Specialized in Directing & Screenwriting
Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Audiovisual Communication 2013 - 2017 (ongoing)
My work focuses on themes of alienation, fear of the unknown, subjectivity, mortality and love. I take influences from various genres, including horror, psychological drama, art house, black and absurd comedy, thrillers and film noir.