Raimo Uunila

Curriculum Vitae, short
Raimo Uunila
(b. 1965)
Media artist / Director / Editor / DOP / CEO
Lives and works in Porvoo, Finland
Contact information:
Raimo Uunila / Grape Productions Ltd.
Magnusborg Studios
06100 PORVOO, FINLAND
gsm phone +358 (0)40 5402855
e-mail: raimo@magnusborg.fi
www.magnusborg.fi, www.grapeproductions.fi

Raimo Uunila has played a central, artistic role in numerous teams whose works have
succeeded internationally. The works and productions by Raimo Uunila have been
screened worldwide by a large number of international film festivals and TV-companies.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki, has in its collections many video
works realized by Uunila.

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STUDIES

  • Lahti Institute of Art and Design, Film and Video Department, 1986-1990
  • Interactive Multimedia course, Macro Mind Director, San Francisco, 1991
  • FCP and Avid courses, London, New York, Helsinki, 2000-2009

FREELANCER ACTIVITIES

Raimo Uunila has operated widely as a director, cinematographer and editor. He has
participated in several video- and TV-productions and produced his own programs.
Alongside the production work he lectures in collages and schools on video and film
technique.

Uunila is one of the founder members of the “AV-Arkki – Distribution Center for Finnish
Media Art”.He is also an executive producer and CEO of Grape Productions Ltd., an
independent production company for audiovisual and multimedia arts located in
Magnusborg Studios, Finland.

AWARDS

  • FF-Media festival, Rovaniemi, Finland, 2002, 1st Price in Video Art Category: “Contra”
  • Cidade de Vigo´95, Spain, 2nd Prize: “Signals”
  • Lahti AV-Biennale 1990, Grand Prix: “Shadow Boxing”
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