In 1964 two fine Finnish
film makers Juho Gartz and Erkko Kivikoski wanted to start a film
production company with me, because we three had made some remarkable
I was at that time in Paris to study film making. I returned. We wanted
to work together and named the company Filmiryhmä, which means film
team. We made a feature and two shorts. Then these two left me. I am in
the middle of this picture.
Since that time the
production of Filmiryhma consists of 125 films; shorts, docs, essays,
tv-films, some features. We had art house cinemas Diana and Amanda but
now we make films again.
I have developed my latest doc in La femis Paris, and we are developing
French Surveyor”, a feature about passion…
Story of Filmiryhma
Virke Lehtinen CA/CV