PV Lehtinen

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PV Lehtinen
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PV Lehtinen (born 1969) is a Finnish film director, screenwriter and producer. He graduated from the University of Art and Design Helsinki as a director.[1][2]His short film The Diver (Hyppääjä, 2000) won the Grand Prix and other main prizes at the Tampere Film Festival 2001.[3][4][5] The Diver continued to win awards in other festivals with the last award won in 2006 at Milano International FICTS Fest.[6]

Lehtinen had a retrospective screening of his water-themed films in Germany at Ludwigsburg European Short Film Biennale in 2005 and Regensburg Short Film Week in 2007.[7][8] In 2011, his short films had an open-air screening at the Helsinki Swimming Stadium as part of the annual Helsinki Festival.[9]

In his many short films, water often plays an important role, however he has indicated that the subject of the film determines if water will play a role.[7] Lehtinen has also directed music videos for the electronic music group RinneRadio and directed commercials.[10][11][12]

Selected filmography[edit]

Short films[edit]

  • The Diver / Hyppääjä (2000)
  • Sirkka (2001)
  • The Crawl / Krooli (2004)
  • Keidas (2007)
  • My Superhero / Supermään (2010)
  • Soul Catcher / Sielunsieppaaja (2011)
  • Hietsu (2014)
  • Dance On Thin Ice / Tanssi heikolla jäällä (2017)
  • Allas (2022)

Music videos[edit]

  • RinneRadioAiro (2003)
  • RinneRadio – Val (2004)
  • RinneRadio – Krump (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elonet Finna, PV Lehtinen". National Audiovisual Institute. Retrieved 3 December 2021.
  2. ^ "International Competition". ZagrebDox. 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2021.
  3. ^ Virtanen, Leena (11 March 2001). "Lyhyt oli kauneinta Tampereella". Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish). Retrieved 22 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Archive, International Competition Winners: Hyppääjä". Tampere Film Festival. Retrieved 3 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Archive, National Competition Winners: Hyppääjä". Tampere Film Festival. Retrieved 3 December 2021.
  6. ^ "Hyppääjä (The Diver), Awards". National Audiovisual Institute. Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  7. ^ a b Turunen, Outi (9 September 2009). "Vesimiehen aika, Voima 1-2006". Voima (in Finnish). Retrieved 22 September 2021.
  8. ^ "Das Kino ist meine Liebe, finnische Filmemacher PV Lehtinen". Mittelbayerische Zeitung (in German). 26 October 2007. Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  9. ^ "Vesikuvia keitaalla". 2011.helsinginjuhlaviikot.fi. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  10. ^ "Finnish Music Video Archive, Lehtinen PV". Oulu Music Video Festival. Retrieved 13 January 2023.
  11. ^ "Jazz Finland, RinneRadio". Retrieved 13 January 2023.
  12. ^ Lyytinen, Jaakko (13 September 2002). "Palkittu ohjaaja Vulcan Filmsiin". Kauppalehti (in Finnish). Retrieved 13 January 2023.

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