Mika Taanila


Mika Taanila @ Frame

Mika Taanila @ Frame 2


Mika Taanila (born 1965) has studied cultural anthropology at Helsinki University and graduated from Lahti Institute of Design, video dept. in 1992. Lives and works in Helsinki as free film director and video teacher at Academy of Fine Arts.
Producer on new media arts in the Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture in Finland. A member of Team Avanto behind Helsinki's Avanto Festival.

Some films:

  • Thank You For the Music (1997)
  • Futuro - A New Stance for Tomorrow (1998)
  • RoboCup (2000)
  • A Physical Ring (2002)
  • The Future Is Not What It Used To Be (2002)
    [featured on 2003 DVD release The Dawn of DIMI]
  • Optical Sound (2005)

  • Aika & Aine (a compilation DVD, 2005)

    For the rest of filmography/videography, please refer to http://www.av-arkki.fi/artist/taanila_mika.htm.

    cinema: directors