Sami Sänpäkkilä 2

Sami Sänpäkkilä’s audiovisual world combines smooth softness with jagged roughness. Works combine all types of narration and deal for example with the mysteries of life and death from many different perspectives. After screening there will be Q&A with the director.

Language: Eng, FinDuration: 60 min

  • karttaikoni Cine Atlas 3, Cine Atlas 4

  • valuuttaikoni 9

  • ikärajaikoni 16

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KUBISTISIA VITTU SAATANA

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2003 | Experimental | 5 min

A girl smashes a car with a sledge hammer.

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DISCO ENSEMBLE: PROTECTOR

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2010 | | 4 min

Disco Ensemble asked once again a bunch of directors to submit scripts and ideas for the second music video to be made off their new album. I was pretty excited to hear that they liked my script enough to go ahead and shoot it. It was gonna be a big project that would require a lot of planning and preparation.

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ASTRID SWAN & DRUNK LOVERS: 2000–2010 (I’M NOT EVEN 30)

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2009 | | 5 min

Music video for Astrid Swan from the album Better Than Wages.

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SHOGUN KUNITOKI: RIDDARHOLMEN

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2009 | | 6 min

Music video for the song Riddarholmen from the Shogun Kunitoki: Vinonaamakasio, released in March 2009.

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DEATH HAWKS: BLACK ACID

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2013 | | 9 min

Death Hawks: Black Acid music video is my first work shooting on film since 2006. The band wanted something “out of this world” and psychedelic. So this is my interpretation of that request!

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RÄJÄYTTÄJÄT: AAMUPALALLE POMMIIN

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2014 | | 4 min

Räjäyttäjät music video. Shot in one take in winter 2014 with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera in raw mode.

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AMURI: MASA

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2020 | | 6 min

Amuri: Masa music video is directed by Kalevi Suopursu and Sami Sänpäkkilä. It was filmed in the legendary Salhojankadun Pub.

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MARIA JA MARSIALAISET: TÄLLÄ TIELLÄ HAAMUT LIFTAA

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2017 | | 3 min

Music video for Maria ja marsialaiset.

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PEKKO KÄPPI & K.H.H.L.: LAIHAN KOIRAN HAUKKU EI KUULU TAIVAASEEN

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2016 | | 5 min

A music video for Pekko Käppi & K.H.H.L. The song is from the album Sanguis Meus, Mama!

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IGNATZ: WHEN THE FALL IS ALL THAT IS LEFT

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2011 | | 5 min

Music video for Ignatz. The song is from his 2011 album I Hate This City.

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ELEANOORA ROSENHOLM: MOSKOVA METRO

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2020 | | 5 min

Eleanoora Rosenholm’s Moskova metro music video was in the making for well over a year. I made the first draft of the script already in March 2019 and we had the final script writing session with Mika Rättö in early November 2019.

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PSYCHEDELIC ALPHABET FOR THE NEWBORN

Sami Sänpäkkilä | Finland 2013 | Experimental | 6 min

Psychedelic Alphabet for the Newborn is a video I made as a present for my dear friend’s newborn baby. Life is beauty, violence, comfort, danger and lipstick. Even for the newborn.