Here are some pictures, sounds and scenes to give you an idea about me as a filmmaker. I started out with puppet animation but nowadays most of my work is done with computers. I can handle pretty wide range of tools needed for creating animation, from lathe to sewing machine and from Bolex to ZBrush. At the end of the day technique is just practical side of things and art of directing happens somewhere else. My goal is to make compelling animated content with unforgettable characters, everything else is negotiable. I concider myself very lucky after being able to work in animation for over twenty years - simply because the work in itself is great fun! And on top of that you get to know some brilliant artists and learn from them.
I've done short films where I did pretty much everything myself, but also with big international teams when making feature films and series. It feels weird to show all this material under my name - I have been working as a director with every frame of it, but there are hundreds of artists behind all things presented here. All I can do is to thank every talented, visionary and hardworking artist I've had the pleasure to work with. I hope to see you again!
- Kari J