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Inka Achté

Finland

Biography

Inka has over 10 years of experience working in the film and television industries in her native Finland, and in the United Kingdom. Alongside directing numerous award-winning short documentaries, she has worked at Finnish National Television (YLE) and independent production companies as a Director, Producer and Script Writer, on documentary series and factual programming. In early 2014 a documentary series she directed won a Finnish Television Academy Award.

She is currently also working as a Module Leader and Mentor for MA film students at Raindance Film Institute and Staffordshire University, and as International Sales and Acquisitions Coordinator of documentary at Taskovski Films.


Filmography:
2012 Alppikatu 25 - Home to the Homeless (short doc)
2012 The Wait (short doc)
2011 The Immortals (short doc)
2008 The Beginner (short doc)

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The Wait

Odottajat (Orig.) / 2012 / Finland, United Kingdom / 24 min

When a loved one disappears without a trace, days turn into a limbo of aimless waiting. Everyday activities suddenly carry a weight, and familiar places become loaded with memories and anticipation...

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On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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