CREW Profile

Niina Virtanen

Production Writing Photography Journalism Project development
Tel: +358 40 776 6799


Journalist/ReporterProducerProduction assistantProduction coordinatorProduction manager


I’m a producer and the CEO of the production company Wacky Tie Films. I have produced several fiction and documentary short films, company and corporate videos and variable audiovisual projects. I graduated bachelor of media from Tampere University of Applied Sciences in 2011 and since then have worked in very diverse productional jobs in films, TV, culture, music and digital media. In 2010 I did my internship in New York, in American-Scandinavian Foundation working with Scandinavian culture and arts in New York. In addition to producing I do writing and photography especially focusing on live music.


2013– Wacky Tie Films: CEO, Producer in moving images. 2011–2013 – Frantic: Producer and copywriter in digital media projects Summers 2009, 2010, 2011 – PartySan Oy: Production assistant in large stadium concerts for e.g. such artists as Bruce Springsteen and AC/DC. 2009, 2010 – Finnish Broadcasting Company: Internship & freelancer as a production assistant and 2. assistant director for children’s TV shows. 2006 – Newspaper Aamulehti: Summer journalist for the culture section. 2006–2018: Miscellaneous works: As a producer in several music videos, commercial films and TV. As a film, music and culture reporter for online medias such as Leffatykki, Nuorgam, VICE and Kaaoszine. As a freelance producer in theatre, events and a concert film. Honorable mention in Pirkanmaa novel competition in 2015 with the short story ”Soon, dead”. Live music photographer for several music festival and concert venues.


27 First Years, 2018
Creating Finnish welfare: a century of Finland and the Virtanen family, 2017
Bandage, 2015
Fair Play, 2015
Next Level, 2015


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Pasi Hakkio


Finnish (native), English (excellent), Swedish (basic)