Director & DOP

I grew up in the middle of the countryside in Eastern Finland, next to the Russian border. I spent my days playing the cello and watching film classics. I had a burning desire to reach out into the wide world and along the way my roots have become the source of inspiration.

I am passionate about observational storytelling. My films have been screened at Finnish Broadcasting Company YleEdinburgh International Film Festival, National Film and Television School, The Finnish National Audiovisual Archives and several festivals and venues. During 2019 I’ve worked as a DOP for Warner Bros Television Finland in terms of shooting a brand new reality-TV-series.

Originally from Finland, I am a graduate of the MA in Documentary Directing at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) and received my Masters from Royal College of Art. My NFTS graduation film Markku and Me was long listed for BIFA - British Independent Film Awards.

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DanskArts Ltd

I'm collaborating with a tight network of top film professional including story consultants, DOP's, Sound Recordists, Composers and Editors, both in Finland and in the UK.

Please contact for further info

lauri@lauridanska.com
+358 (0) 40 7492423