PRODUCTION COMPANY

About us

Funfar Films Oy is a production company based in Helsinki, Finland. We develop and produce films, series, and documentaries.

We combine over 40 years of experience in a wide range of productions in different genres: from domestic blockbuster films to international co-productions, from comedy series to creative documentaries.

Sami Keski-Vähälä

Sami Keski-Vähälä

WRITER & PRODUCER

Sami is one of Finland's most valued screenwriters and playwright. He has written nine feature films produced, written and produced series, directed short films and radio plays and has worked as a dramaturge for many Finnish writers.

Sami's filmography includes, among others awarded blockbuster children’s film series Onneli ja Anneli and three films directed by Mika Kaurismäki, which have been distributed all over the world. He has won or nominated for every important Finnish film and theatre award. Sami is a chairman of the board of Finnish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild.

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Ville Myllyrinne

Ville Myllyrinne

WRITER & PRODUCER

Ville is a well-known comedian, actor, and writer. He has written, produced, directed and acted on all the major Finnish channels.

Ville is best known as the other half of a comedy duo Ketonen & Myllyrinne. Their comedy show has won several Finnish television awards for Best Comedy Show. For last decade, Ville has been one of the best known Finnish television personalities.

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Timo Vierimaa

Timo Vierimaa

PRODUCER

Timo works as a producer for fiction films, series, and creative documentaries. He has focused on international co-productions, besides his work at Funfar, Timo consults production companies in administration and financing of international co-productions.

Timo has worked in films distributed in more than 50 countries worldwide. His recent credits include films such as The Girl King by Mika Kaurismäki and The Unknown Soldier by Aku Louhimies.

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