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Marko Mäkilaakso

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. See full bio »

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War of the Dead Director
Sotilas Director
World Between Us Director


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 2019 Bordertown (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Ihmisen tahra (2019)
 2018 The Glass Mountain: Another World (Video short)
 2014 Lord Est feat. Spekti: Hanat Auki (Video short)
 2013 Reckless Love: Night On Fire (Video short)
 2013 Saara Aalto: You had my heart (Video short)
 2013 Deadly Descent: The Abominable Snowman (TV Movie) (as Marko Makilaakso)
 2012 Robin: Frontside Ollie (Video short)
 2012 Robin: Faija skitsoo (Video short)
 2011/I War of the Dead (as Marko Makilaakso)
 2007 Sturm und Drang: Indian (Video short)
 2006 Tik Tak: Sankaritar (Video short)
 2006 Uniklubi - Huomenna (Video short)
 2006 Antti Tuisku: Valo (Short)
 2005 Indica: Pidä kädestä (Video short)
 2005 Indica: Vuorien taa (Video short)
 2005 Loman tarpeessa (TV Series)
 2003 Making of 'Pahat pojat' (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2003 Mr. Finland 2003: sensuroimaton (TV Series documentary) (as Mark Hillvalley)
 2002 Lontoo: kun suomi ei riita (TV Movie documentary) (as Mark Hillvalley)
 2002 Jussi Gaala 2002 (TV Special) (insert)
 2001 Making of 'Minä ja Morrison' (TV Short documentary) (as Mark Hillvalley)
 2000 Sotilas (Short) (as Mark Hillvalley)
 2000 Making of Sash! With My Own Eyes (TV Movie documentary) (as Mark Hillvalley)
 1999 Stanislaw: Failure (Short)
 1995 World Between Us (Short)
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Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (7 credits)
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Show Show Actor (5 credits)
Show Show Editor (5 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (3 credits)
Show Show Special effects (1 credit)
Show Show Casting director (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed Youtuel TV commercial (2006) See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Mark Hillvalley | Marko Makilaakso | Mark Makilaakso

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Marko Mäkilaakso directed Uniklubi's "Huomenna" music video, which won the Emma award 2005 for best Domestic Music Video. See more »

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