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Teemu is a Director of Photography and a professional diver specialising in underwater and nature cinematography.

In the last 20 years Teemu has worked as an underwater director of photography on several critically acclaimed feature films and as a cinematographer on internationally awarded nature films and documentaries.

Teemu is equally at home on a big set or alone in a filming hide in some remote part of the world. He has extensive knowledge of working in harsh natural environments, hot or cold, but specially in  arctic conditions.


Teemu is based in Finland

“I love it when I can combine my skills from specialist nature/underwater filming to fiction work to get an impact and feeling in the shots rarely possible in an feature film shooting environment”




Nature Film “Tale of the sleeping giants” Nomine for best cimematography. Jussi awards 2021, WFF Rotterdam 2022

Documentary “ Life in four elements” Best Cinematography. Mendi International Mountain Film Festival 2017
Nature Film “Tale of a lake” Finalist. Special Jury Prize. Jackson Hole Film Festival 2017
Documentary “ Life in four elements” Best artistic-technical contribution. Trento Film Festival 2017

Short film “ Johanna” Kendal Mountain Film Festival. 2016,

Nature Film “Tale of a lake” International Gold Panda Documentary Film Festival, Chengdu China. 2016

New circus act. “Pinta” Sirkuksen Lumo Award 2013
TV-series “Operation Earth” Venla award. 2008
Documentary "Deep Breath" Antibes World Festival of Underwater Pictures. 2005

Music video “Freestyler” MTV Europe Award for Best Nordic Act, Muuvi award and Jyrki award 2000

Music video ”Uprocking beat" Oulun music video festival 1998
Short film ”Snapshotstar” Kettupäivät film festival 1997 









Tel: +358 50 5556599


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