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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 23 February 1978Hämeenlinna, Finland
Birth NameMarko Mäkilaakso

Mini Bio (1)

Emma-awarded Marko Mäkilaakso is a feature film director, but he is also known for his work on music videos, TV commercials, TV- Series and internationally recognized and awarded short films. In 2011, the world premiere of his directional debut "War of the Dead" was held in Toronto After Dark Film Festival.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: CF

Trivia (6)

Marko Mäkilaakso directed Uniklubi's "Huomenna" music video, which won the Emma award 2005 for best Domestic Music Video.
Indica - Vuorien taa, directed by Marko Mäkilaakso was nominated for best music video of the year at the 2005 Muuvi awards
His former manager was producer Barr Potter.
Total of three music videos he directed was nominated as best music video of the year at the 2005 Emma Awards.
In early winter of 2006, he was directing 2 Million dollar action film in Lithuania starring Olivier Gruner. After few weeks of shooting the producers ran out of money and the production was canceled. The shot footage disappeared when the production company filed bankruptcy. The film was never finished.
Mäkilaakso's music video Robin - Frontside Ollie was nominated as Best music video of the year at 2013 Emma Awards.

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