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Ulla Simonen

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Name

Ulla Simonen

Nationality

Finland

Country of residence

Finland

Role

Producer

Adresse

Elimäenkatu 21, 2.krs 00510 Helsinki, FI

Phone number

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Email

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Bio

Ulla Simonen is the founder and producer of the production company MADE and tutor for Berlinare Talents, Sources2 and DOK.Incubator. From 2013 to 2016 she was the artistic director of DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival. She has worked as the commissioner in the national fund AVEK. Her filmography of over 50 titles includes both domestic and international co-productions that challenge the borderline between documentary and fiction: ”The film-maker's vision and how that vision is executed is what interests me the most.”
Many of her productions such as The Idle Ones (2001) and Finnish Blood, Swedish Heart (2013), Garden Lovers (2014) are multiple award nominees and winners, newest was Don Juan (2015) winner of the main prize in IDFA.

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