Info & Contact
Vaski Filmi Ltd.
address: Liikasentie 35, 90540 Oulu, Finland
mobile: +358 40 54 32 264
Janne Niskala (b. 1976) is a media graduate from Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences. He's the managing director and a producer for production company Vaski Filmi Ltd. He's worked as a freelance cameraman in China/Beijing 2001 for the Finnish Broadcasting Company, YLE. He has been a DOP in Holy Father and Reaching Father (both 60 min documentaries) and one of the Directors in film called Jos mulla olis valta ( Rebels with a cause), 1h20 min, 2008).
Niskala has participated in many documentary developing projects and workshops (DocuRegio, POEMdocs 1&2, Other Finland, EAVE general lectures, Lapland's Extra). He has worked in the Feature films, mainly as a fixer, location scout and location manager in Northern Finland area. He's also been a teacher in various media schools since 2003.
- Blanc comme Niege 2009 - Location Scout & Location Manager
- Silent Longing, 2010, Yle Tv2 - Producer
- Rebels with a Cause, 2008, Yle Tv2 - Director
- Your Support, 2007, Yle Tv2 - Production Manager
- Reaching Father, 2007, Yle Tv2 - Cinematography
- Holy Father, 2006, Yle Tv2 - Cinematography, On-Line Editing
- Miikka's Chains, 2002, Yle Tv2 - Editor
- Perfect Summer's Day, 2009 - Producer
- Scream, 2002. 16mm, Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences - Director
- Adagio Duo, 2001. 16mm, Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences - Cinematographer
- Parnasso, 2001. DVCam, Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences - Director
- Cockroach, 2000. DVCam, Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences - Director
- The Real Superhumans, 2007. Discovery Channel - Fixer & Scout.
- The Magazine, 10x20min 1999, Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences - Script & Cinematography