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HISKI HÄMÄLÄINEN

Born: 1986

Profession:

  • Filmmaker / entrepeneur since 2013

  • Breakdance teacher

Education

  • Masters of Science in Energy Technology

Worked on over 600 film projects for businesses, cities, schools and universities around Finland and the Nordic countries.

Here's a little video of how I became an entrepeneur in the video field:

MOVIES I MADE

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SUUNTANA YLÖSPÄIN
2015, 21 min, documentary

We follow Finnish breakdancers on their trip to Italy. What drives them to battles and stages? Where do they find the confidence? Why is bboying in Lappeenranta getting on up?

Watch film, click here

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BREAKIN' LIMITS
2019, 58min, documentary

Breakin' Limits is a story of what happens when two Finnish women decide to practice breakdancing for one year and enter the Finnish championships.  Can women beat men in breaking? Is there an age limit to breaking?

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BREAKING IN FINLAND 1983-2013
2013, 120min, documentary

Breaking in Finland reveals how the breaking style of only a handful of people in Finland ended up changing how people would break around the whole world. We find out where that style came from and how breaking survived in the small country of Finland all the way to modern days.

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BEAT CITY
2019, 73min, fictional

Sampling music is banned in Beat City. When a beat is murdered at a local night club, beat-detective Harri begins to find out about the web of lies around him.

Why is there a sample-detective from the copyright office on the case? Is sampling really dangerous? How did Harri's wife really die?

Watch film, click here

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LAMPOSAARI THE HISTORY OF THE FACTORY ISLAND
2022, 58min, documentary

Lamposaari was a typical island with a sawmill on the lake Saimaa in the beginning of the 1900 century. We find out how the islanders worked and lived on the island through the narration and re-enactments.'

Click to watch the trailer.

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KOHINA
2021, 25min, documentary

Kohina tells the arduous tale of a choreographer and a dancer working on a remote dance piece during covid in 2021. They push the limits of remote artistic work by trying VR and eventually find out what art actually means to their lives.

Click to watch the trailer and film.

Paras

Talvikunta

2022

YRITTÄJÄT

VUODEN VIESTIJÄ 2017
SECOND PLACE 2022

Best winter municipality, video competition, Savitaipale

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Lappeenrannan Yrittäjät

-Kipinän hetki - musiikkivideo

YRITTÄJÄT

New York

Int. Film 

Festival

VUODEN YKSINYRITTÄJÄ 2019

Lappeenrannnan yrittäjät

& Etelä-Karjalan Yrittäjät

BEST INT. DOCUMENTARY

Meet OUR Bboys 2012

YOU SHOULD WATCH THESE:

(I MADE THEM)