HENNA VÄLKKY
FILMMAKER

Henna Välkky is a Helsinki based director with a forte in dark cinematic and stylized narratives where she plays with experimental visuals and surrealist scenes.

 

Over the past ten years she has directed short films, music videos, commercials and developed a taste for absurd comedy and thriller genres.

 

Her latest film "We are in a Dream" has been shown and competing in over 30 film festivals around the world including Atlanta Film Festival and Tampere Film Festival. 

Contact

henna@silentpaprikafilms.com - +358 405161885

SELECTED WORK

We Are in a Dream / Short Animation

Directed by Henna Välkky & Eesu Lehtola

2018

​Based on personal recordings of people narrating their nightmares,

we race through their unconscious desires and fears.

Film supported by Koneen Säätiö

Selected festivals:

“Official Selection” Tampere Film Festival, National Competition 2018 

“Official Selection” Atlanta Film Festival (US) 2018 

“Official Selection” Helsinki International Film Festival Love & Anarchy, National Competition (FI) 2018

“Tampere Film Festival presents” Tehran International Short Film Festival, 2018

“Official Selection” Animatricks Festival (FI) 2018

“Official Selection” Turku Animated Film Festival (FI) 2018

“Official Selection” Factual Animation Film Festival (UK) 2018

“Official Selection” Flyway Film Festival (US) 2018

Awards:

Best Experimental Film, Prague Independent Film Festival, 2019

Honorably Jury Mention, 9th Dada Shaheb Phalke Film Festival, 2019

Best Avantgarde Film & Audience Award, IIK!! Horror Film Festival, 2019

Helsinki International Film Festival Love & Anarchy:

Cut To The Chase Competition trailer

Directed by Henna Välkky & Samuel Häkkinen

2019

SMOC - MAGIC / Music Video

Directed & Edited by Henna Välkky

2019

OLPEKKALEV - IKÄWÄ feat. Pijall & Ameeba / Music video

Directed, filmed & edited by Henna Välkky & Samuel Häkkinen

2018

JUREK - Ennen kuin me kadotaan / Music video

Directed & edited by Henna Välkky

 2012 

Till death do us part / Short film

Directed by Henna Välkky

2011

An old man who once made a promise to his first love under serene skies, now stands in the rain with nothing but a fading polaroid stigma. It's time to fulfill the promise.