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Matti Kuortti (1948–2010)

Matti Kuortti was born on May 12, 1948 in Loimaa, Finland. He is known for his work on Lionheart (1990), The Moonlight Sonata (1988) and Kiljusen herrasväki (1981). He died on March 21, 2010 in Marseille, France. See full bio »


(age 61) in Marseille, France

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Known For

Lionheart Sound Department
The Moonlight Sonata Sound Department
Summer Rebellion Sound Department


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 2003/II Fragile (TV Movie) (foley)
 2003 Raid (second sound recordist)
 2002 Last Minute Shopping (Short) (boom operator - as Rekku Kuortti)
 2002 Miinavaara! (Documentary) (sound recordist - 1988)
 2001 Me and Morrison (sound recordist)
 2001 Wrestling with the Bee (Short) (production sound)
 2000 Pako punaisten päämajasta (TV Movie) (sound recordist)
 2000 Outcast (Short) (sound recordist)
 2000 Return to Plainlands (sound recordist)
 1999 The Road of Hunger (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1999 Erotic Vivica (Documentary short) (sound recordist - as Rekku Kuortti)
 1998 Constructing and Destroying (Documentary short) (sound planner)
 1998 Kulkurin taivas (Short) (boom operator)
 1998 The Final Mission (Documentary) (sound editor)
 1998 Days of Grace (boom operator) / (sound) / (sound editor)
 1997 Kilometreittäin työtä (Documentary short) (sound planner)
 1997 Reading Dostoyevsky (Short) (sound recordist)
 1997 In the Arms of Buddha and the Drum (Documentary) (sound editor)
 1996 Kuninkaan matkassa (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1996 Sirpaleita (Short) (sound recordist)
 1994 Sunset Riders (foley editor)
 1994 Play It All (boom operator)
 1993 The Romanov Stones (foley editor)
 1993 City Unplugged (dialogue editor)
 1993 Frozen Heart (dialogue editor)
 1992 Taiga Nomads Part I: Hundreds of Homes (Documentary) (sound editor)
 1992 Taiga Nomads Part II: The Skills You Passed On (Documentary) (sound editor)
 1992 Taiga Nomads Part III: The School and the Village (Documentary) (sound editor)
 1992 Lyrics and Lace (sound recordist)
 1991 Rölli - hirmuisia kertomuksia (sound editor) / (sound recordist)
 1990 Lionheart (sound effects editor)
 1990 Dolly and Her Lover (sound)
 1989 The Winter War (sound editor) / (sound recordist)
 1989 Cattle Roam (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1989 The Heart of the Nation (Documentary short) (sound)
 1989 Homebound (sound editor)
 1988 The Moonlight Sonata (sound) / (sound editor)
 1987 Beyond the Law (sound)
 1986 The Snow Queen (sound editor)
 1986 Together at Last (sound assistant)
 1986 Ursula (sound designer) / (sound recordist)
 1986 The Museum of Modern Art (Documentary) (sound recordist)
 1985 The Unknown Soldier (sound editor)
 1985 Da Capo (sound) / (sound effects)
 1985 No Comments (Documentary) (sound)
 1984 Taikapeli (sound)
 1984 The Contemporary (sound assistant)
 1983 Battle for Centimeters (Documentary) (sound editor) / (sound planner)
 1983 Crime and Punishment (assistant sound recordist)
 1983 In the Year of the Ape (assistant sound)
 1983 Jon (sound)
 1983 The Big Blonde (sound recordist)
 1982 Ballad of Salli (Short) (sound effects)
 1982 Breaking Out (sound editor)
 1982 Memories from Sinebrychoff Park (Documentary) (sound)
 1980 Yhteistyötä pääkaupunkiseudulla (Short) (sound recordist)
 1980 Aurinkotuuli (sound)
 1979 Boy of Granite (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1979 Hallitsetko Helsinkisi? (Short) (sound recordist)
 1979 Wonderman (sound)
 1979 The Conscience of Nations (Documentary short) (sound)
 1978 The Guarded Village 1944 (sound)
 1977 Polarit - ruostumatonta terästä Torniosta (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1977 The Year of the Hare (sound)
 1977 Pictures from a Past Time (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1976 Olympian Holiday (sound)
 1974 Kemira - kemian teollisuutta (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1974 Viu-hah hah-taja (sound recordist)
 1973 Sähkölaitos rakentaa (Documentary short) (sound)
 1973 Suomalainen pöydänkattaja (Documentary short) (sound)
 1972 Kuluttaja (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1972 When the Heavens Fell (sound recordist)
 1972 Viapori - Fortress of Finland (Documentary short) (sound)
 1971 Chromium and Ferrochrome (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1971 Nature and work (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1971 The Balance of Nature and the Economy (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1971 The Shadow of a City (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1971 Diary of the Republic (Documentary short) (sound)
 1971 The Count (sound)
 1970 A Cry (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1970 Liikemiehen muotokuva (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1970 Maaseudun tulevaisuus? (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1970 Pyhäsalmi - kaivosteollisuuden nykyaikaa (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1970 Rally (sound)
 1970 Solidarity (Documentary short) (sound recordist)
 1970 Summer Rebellion (assistant sound recordist) / (sound) / (sound editor)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Rekku Kuortti

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Since 2002 he worked as professor of motion picture sound recording and sound design at University of Art and Design Helsinki (since 2010 Aalto University School of Art and Design).

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