Rooted with Wings / Ikuinen liike (2018), Tero Saarinen

Rooted with Wings / Ikuinen liike

ROOTED WITH WINGS “Dance is my attempt to understand human nature and its many manifestations – friendship, love, the power of the spirit. With my dance, I try to reach the unspoken, the unexplained, the unnamed. I believe in dance that touches, dance that speaks for itself.” – Tero Saarinen Rooted with Wings is a visual dance documentary that explores …

Thomas Freundlich & Lumikinos Production | Showreel 2017

Excerpts from motion imaging work by Thomas Freundlich and production company Lumikinos Production. Clips in order of appearance: “Sonnet 44” (2011) – Short film Direction, editing and compositing Camera by Eero Heinonen “Subsurface” (2015) – Short film Direction, cinematography and edit Choreography and dance by Jussi Väänänen & Katja Koukkula Music by Kimmo Pohjonen “Curious Skin” (2014) – Feature-length documentary …

Dreams of Replay (2017), choreography Susanna Leinonen

Susanna Leinonen Company / Yle | Dreams of Replay

Choreographer Susanna Leinonen’s dance work Dreams of Replay combines virtuosic movement language with minimalistic stage design and a host of idiosyncratic characters. Duration: 57 min Year of production: 2017 Formats available for screening: HD 1080p, UHD 2160p Performance capture produced by Lumikinos Production in association with Yle Dreams of Replay Choreography: Susanna Leinonen Music and sound design: Kasperi Laine Lighting …

Cold Storage (2016), Valtteri Raekallio

Cold Storage

Cold Storage is a short dance film that pays homage to the virtuosic physical performances and melancholy comedy of the classic silent screen. As a lonely ice fisherman discovers his frozen prehistoric soul brother in the ice, multiple levels of time and reality blend together into a cinematic and kinetic exploration of alienation, dependency and friendship. Direction and cinematography: Thomas …

Breath / Tero Saarinen & Kimmo Pohjonen (2018)

Tero Saarinen & Kimmo Pohjonen | BREATH | Preview trailer

Live music, dance and visuality twine together creating wild forms and mythical images – infused by Beckett-inspired existentialism and absurd humour. Two globally acclaimed Finnish artists, choreographer-dancer Tero Saarinen and accordionist Kimmo Pohjonen, take measure of each other, composing a powerful web of sound and movement. Bessie-award winning wizard of stage and lighting design, Mikki Kunttu, adds his own spell …

Kalevalanmaa / Finnish National Ballet 2017

Finnish National Ballet | Land of Kalevala | Trailer

Premiere at Finnish National Ballet November 3rd 2017 Choreography by Kenneth Greve Musical advisor Tuomas Kantelinen Set design, lighting and projections Mikki Kunttu Costumes Erika Turunen Dramaturgy Kenneth Greve and Pirjo Toikka Music: Tuomas Kantelinen Video: Lumikinos Production Oy

Ice Hockey World Junior Championship 2016 Pre-game Film / Jääkiekon nuorten MM avajaisvideo

Ice Hockey World Junior Championships 2016 | Pre-Game Film & LED Visuals

Jääkiekon nuorten MM 2016 avajaisvideo Pre-game short film for 2016 Ice Hockey World Junior Championships held in Helsinki, Finland, also commemorating the 75th anniversary of Finland’s national betting agency Veikkaus. Shown before all matches at Helsinki’s Hartwall Arena, as well as broadcast from the tournament opening in Finland by YLE and globally by TSN. Short film direction, edit and post: …

Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

Avanti! Chamber Orchestra Promo 2015

International promo video for Avanti! orchestra (2015). Direction & camera: Thomas Freundlich Sound recordist & postproduction mixer: Akseli Soini Additional camera operator: Antti Ahokoivu Additional sound recordist: Henri Rättäri Produced by Lumikinos Production

Heart of Light / Official video (2015), Opera Skaala

Opera Skaala | Heart of Light | Official video | UMK2015

“Heart of Light” is a finalist in the 2015 YLE New Music Competition. The Mezzo-Soprano: Essi Luttinen The Conductor & DJ: Visa Oscar Heart of Light & Heart of Light (Baroque Mix) Written by Essi Luttinen, Visa Oscar & Janne Lehmusvuo Baroque mix version: Vocals by Essi Luttinen Synthesizers & programming by Visa Oscar @ OMP Studios Additional programming …

Transit (2015), Opera Skaala

Opera Skaala | Transit | Trailer

TRANSIT is a new ambient opera and contemporary dance production by Opera Skaala. An empty waiting room is a metaphor for the transitions in life; a space in which one comes face to face not only with other people, but also with oneself. Direction: Janne Lehmusvuo Music: Opera Skaala Choreography: Thomas Freundlich Vocal leader: Essi Luttinen Sound design: Sakari Kiiski …