London & Helsinki.
+44 77 197 58579
+358 50 404 6116
Matti is a forward-thinking Animation Director and 3D artist. His interest in new technologies and constant hunger of learning new ways of making things that haven’t existed yet have always shaped his path as an artist. As a director he is interested in finding simple relatable emotions through character driven stories in worlds that combine sci-fi, surrealism and the mundane.
His background is in practical filmmaking, live visuals and motion graphics. He has directed and animated many highly acclaimed commercials and won one ADC’E Gold, three Silver Awards at Vuoden Huiput, Junior of the Year at Vuoden Huiput and a Vimeo Staff Pick.
He has also been heavily involved in Helsinki’s club scene since 2012, by making live visuals and interactive installations at major festivals to underground raves.
He’s a co-founder of Veli Studio.
Alumni of MA in Directing Animation at the National Film and Television School 2022.
Awards / web references:
Vuoden Huiput – Junior of the Year 2018
Experimental of the month – TMFF
Vimeo Staff Pick
ADCE – Gold – Young Creative 2017
Vuoden Huiput – Silver – Young Creative 2016
Vuoden Huiput – Silver – Young Creative 2015