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Vilja Autiokyrö

Vilja Autiokyrö (b. 1983 in Helsinki) has studied screenwriting in Metropolia University of applied sciences and is now finishing her master studies in Aalto University where she has also studied directing and taken acting courses in Theatre Academy. She has worked as a dramaturge, written tv-drama series, features, reality-tv, short films and music videos and currently she’s writing a radio play. Vilja has two short documentary films in the national competition of Tampere Film Festival this year: 1,5 Meters Space (Aamu Film Company, 2018) and Ride of Passage (co-directed together with Katri Myllyniemi, Sons of Lumière, 2019).