Contact us

Tampereen elokuvajuhlat – Tampere Film Festival ry

Tullikamarin aukio 2, 33100 Tampere, Finland

+358 3 223 5681

Jukka-Pekka Laakso

Festival Director +358 40 703 8599

Riina Mikkonen

Executive Director +358 44 476 5203


Mervi Rantala

Programme Coordinator +358 44 476 5206

Lauri Tapaninen

Programme Coordinator +358 44 476 5206


Mikko Sorrela

Producer +358 44 792 2641

Sofia Ketola

Production Designer +358 40 720 1554

Pinja Pinola

Production Designer +358 44 476 5209

Kati-Anne Leino

Event Producer +358 3 223 5681

Du Liangli

Production Assistant


Iida Sahlman

Guest Coordinator +358 44 476 5216

Ilo Ruotsalainen

Guest Assistant +358 44 755 7738

Nadine Labib

Guest Intern


Aino Hakala

Communications Coordinator +358 41 722 3110

Susanna Koskimaa

Marketing Coordinator +358 50 549 5859

Noora Luttinen

Partnerships and Marketing Coordinator +358 40 554 8337

Ayda Yilmaz

Communications Assistant +358 44 476 5212

Aaro Salokorpi

Communications Intern

Staff photos: Pinja Pinola and Lauri Tapaninen

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Want to work with us?

Tampere Film Festival hires numerous volunteers, interns and temporary employees every year. We inform about open jobs and internship opportunities on our website and our social media channels.

The recruitment for interns for the 2024 festival has ended.

The volunteer recruitment for the 2024 festival has ended.

Tampere Film Festival: Members of the Board

Aila Dündar-Järvinen (chairperson)

Distinguished lay judge, councillor.

Liina Härkönen

Translator, Classifier, Programme Advisor, Q&A Coordinator. Chairperson of the Pirkanmaa Film Centre.

Wäinä Järvelä

Entrepreneur and musician.

Jukka-Pekka Laakso

Festival Director of Tampere Film Festival, Executive Director of Pirkanmaan Film Centre. 

Joanna Leino

A layperson who enjoys films and a heavy user of cinema seats. By day, a salary specialist.

Marja Pihlaja

Film and TV producer. Works at the production company Tekele Productions.

Raimo Silius

Founding member of Tampere Film Festival, member of the board of Tampere Film Festival since 1983.

Elina Vitkala

Elina Vitkala is a multitalent in the film industry. She has experience in directing festivals, working with documentaries and experience from education as well as in journalism.

Sari Volanen

Commissioning editor (short films) at the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle.