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TEEMU NIUKKANEN IS BOOTLEG MATERIAL.
22 January 2019

Bootleg Films have tapped Finnish director and comedy writer Teemu Niukkanen to join their TVC roster.

Executive Producer Greg Jordan's stable already includes talent from Sweden, France, and Spain, so Niukkanen only enhances the company's cosmopolitan feel. Naturally, the Finn also brings a tidy skillset to the table.



Like many of his peers, Niukkanen found his voice through the medium of sketch comedy, writing and directing various online shows whilst honing his technical knowledge. Prolific and hard-working, it was only a matter of time before he appeared on the ad industry's radar.

When he did, Niukkanen eased into shoots for brands such as Lidl and Helsinki Regional Transport. This ad for the latter demonstrates Niukkanen's knack for off-kilter laughs as a woman manifests ‘supernatural' powers via deliberately naff special effects.


Such work ultimately caught the eye of Bootleg London, and Greg Jordan and his team are eager to share Niukkanen's talent with brands seeking a fresh approach... and an injection of Nordic wit.

For more on Teemu Niukkanen, speak to Bootleg's Greg Jordan via greg@bootleglondon.com or ring him on 07831 194 796.

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