Photographer: Laura Mainiemi

Kaisa El Ramly


LanguageFinnish, English, Czech, Swedish
EducationELO Film School Helsinki, Academy of Performing Arts Czech Republic

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Film & TV productions - Director

Post productionCritical Point (TV Series) Director. Whatevergroup, YLE
2023Getaways & Dreams (Feature) Writer/director. Inland Film Company
2016Born Wrong (Short) Writer/director/producer. ELO
2014A Seat With a View (Short documentary) Writer/director/producer. ELO

Awards & Grants

2023AVEK training support for TFL Next TV series
2022The Arts Promotion Centre, screenwriting grant
2021The Arts Promotion Centre, screenwriting grant
2019 Winner of Best Short Drama for Born Wrong at the Prague Film Awards
2018-2020Finnish Film Foundation screenwriting grants
2019 Winner of Best Short Fiction for Born Wrong at the Ransäter Film Festival
2018Scandinavian Debut pitch competition, New Nordic Films
2018Nordic Film Lab participant, Göteborg Film Festival
2017-2021AVEK (The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture) grants
2017ZFF Master Class participant, Zurich Film Festival
2016Nordic Talents Main Prize for development of Scenes From a Dying Town
2016Main Prize for graduation film Born Wrong at the Blue Sea Film Festival
2016-2017One year grant for artistic work, Finnish Cultural Foundation