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Alli Haapasalo

Director and writer Alli Haapasalo is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (MFA 2009) as well as Aalto University’s School of Motion Picture, Television and Production Design (BA 2003). Films written and directed by Haapasalo include award winning On Thin Ice (2009), critically acclaimed Love and Fury (2017) and collectively made Force of Habit (2019), nominated for Jussi Awards for best film, best screenplay and best directing. She co-directed drama series Shadow Lines (2019), which received a Golden Venla nomination for best directing. Haapasalo is currently in production with a feature documentary, and in preproduction with her next narrative feature film.