Screen Director

Aku Louhimies

Selected credits

  • RebellionElement Pictures, Touchpaper Television
  • Unknown Soldier Elokuvaosakeyhtiö Suomi 2017
  • 8 Ball Blind Spot Pictures Oy, Mjölk
  • Naked Harbour First Floor Productions, Edith Film Oy
  • Tears Of April Helsinki Filmi Oy, Mogador Film, Two Thirty Five


Aku Louhimies is an award-winning director and screenwriter. Over the last decade his highly acclaimed, commercially successful films have established him as one of the most preeminent directors of Scandinavian cinema today.

Aku’s most recent feature film Unknown Soldier is the biggest grossing Finnish film of all time and won 5 (nominated for 10) Jussi Awards (Finnish Film Awards) in 2018, including the People’s Choice Award.

In 2004, Aku was elected Director of the Year by the Association of Finnish Film Directors. He is currently serving as the head of the Finnish Directors Guild.

He is fluent in English, Finnish, Swedish, and Spanish.

Featured work

Unknown Soldier

Jussi Award: People's Choice Award

Production Company 
Elokuvaosakeyhtiö Suomi 2017

Miia Haavisto, Tommi Kangasmaa, Aku Louhimies, Mikko Tenhunen

Mikko Nousiainen, Samuel Vauramo, Johannes Holopainen


Nominated Irish Film and Television Award: Best Drama

Production Company
Element Pictures, Touchpaper Television

Catherine Magee

Perdita Weeks, Barry Keoghan, Charlie Murphy


Naked Harbour

Production Company 
First Floor Productions, Edith Film Oy

Pauli Pentti, Liisa Penttilä

Jasper Pääkkönen, Sean Pertwee, Laura Birn

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