Janne Laiho
Tukkutorinkuja 8 A 34
00580 HELSINKI, FINLAND
+358 45 164 7870
janne@luovacombo.fi

Born: July 8, 1970

WORK EXPERIENCE
2018-
Managing Creative Director
COMBO
I manage this creative agency and also have various audiovisual production and post-production roles in projects, including: film directing, film editing, 3D- and 2D-animation and overall production responsibility.
Client list includes: Nokia, Microsoft, Comptel, Ramirent, The Foreign Ministry of Finland, National Institute for Health and Welfare (Finland).

2009-2018
Managing Creative Director
YAMI CREATIVE
Same as above.

1999-2009
Head of Consumer Marketing Strategy / Head of Applications Marketing / Head of Market Research
NOKIA
Various leadership roles in Marketing and Market Research (more info per request).

EDUCATION
Master of Arts (Aalto University, School of Art and Design), 2012
Master of Business Administration (Helsinki School of Economics), 1997
Bachelor of Science (College of Charleston), 1995

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY AND ARTISTIC MERIT
The Wunderers (2018). Dance Film (short). Screenplay, directing, editing, VFX. Loikka Dance Film Festival 2019.
Maa II (2018). Poetry Video. Winner, best poetry video: Lahti Poetry Video Festival 2017.
Hemen (2016): Screenplay, directing, cinematography, editing. Tampere Film Festival 2017 (special screening). DocPoint 2017 (special screening).
Machine Soul (2015):  B-camera, VFX, post production. Love & Anarchy 2016.
The Work of an Artist (2013): Screenplay, directing, editing. Festival for New and Forgotten Film 2015.
Three Letters to a Child (2012): Screenplay, directing, cinematography, editing, music. Artova Film Festival 2012, Helsinki Short Film Festival 2012 (student works), DocPoint 2013 (student works).
Music Videos for Minä ja Ville Ahonen, Sydän Sydän and Max Lilja.

SOFTWARE SKILLS
Cinema 4D, Octane Render, Adobe Creative Cloud, Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve.

OTHER
National Team Leader (Finland), formation skydiving, 1995
Finnish National Champion, formation skydiving, 1995 & 2001
Nordic Record holder, formation skydiving 1997
United States Parachute Assocition and Finnish Aeronautical Association Accelerated Freefall Instructor certification 1993-1998
Padi Open Water Diver 2003
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