Hot Spot: Sakari Lerkkanen

I was always interested in moving picture. Childhood went by playing with my mums VHS camera, listening music, writting and drawing. One day I was told I could earn from what I was doing as a hobby.

 I started by having fun and developing my skills with the equipments I had from school and friends. 2006 I moved to Paris to work as a photographer. Distant from home, surrounded by culture made me want to tell something to people. The easiest platform for me to express my messages was in films.

 Since that time I decided to explore the language of films deeper and develop my skills as a director, to tell messages for people. Now I have been working as a director in London, Finland, Venice, Milan, Prague and Amsterdam.

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