TorinoFilmLab - Training, development, Funding

Ville Jankeri

Ville Jankeri


Film Director, Scriptwriter


ScriptLab - projects Participant 2022


Ville Jankeri graduated from The National Film and Television School (NFTS). After graduating Ville took part in the Berlinale Talent Campus and was selected to make a short film for the Berlin Today Award competition and his short The Last Wash (2008) premiered at the Berlinale in 2008. Since then, Ville has directed three feature films, co-writing two of them. Ville’s first feature film, Sixpack Movie (Pussikaljaelokuva, 2011) was both critical and commercial success and won an Ecumenical prize at Nordic Film Days Lübeck. Ville’s latest feature film Forest Giant (Metsäjätti, 2020) received The Audience Award at the same festival and was one of the rare box office hits in Finland during the pandemic. Ville is developing several feature films with various companies and received a year-long artist grant from The Arts Promotion Centre Finland for 2022.