Otto Kylmälä

Otto Kylmälä is a Finnish filmmaker, curator, artistic director, and critic who studied film in the Czech Republic and the UK. His films, commercials, and music videos have been awarded in Finland and abroad. His latest film as a producer, The Moonshiners (2017), directed by Juho Kuosmanen, was nominated for a Jussi award for the best short film of the year. He is a member of the international federation of film critics (FIPRESCI), a board member of the Finnish Critic’s Association (SARV), and has served in short film and music video juries in Ireland, Finland, Norway, and Latvia. He is the artistic director of Loud Silents Festival and the former artistic director of the Oulu Music Video Festival. Currently, he is the programmer of the Finnish Film Archive’s cinematheque Kino Regina in Helsinki.