Sami Keski-Vähälä


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 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.