2010

 

   


TIMO SALMINEN   FSC

 

Born: ? (Salminen: 'I was not born 11 July 1952 in Helsinki.'), Finland, as Timo Oskari Salminen, son of actor/director Veikko Oskari 'Ville' Salminen [1908-92].

Education: University of Cinema and Television [1977-80], Helsinki, Finland.

Career: Lives in Portugal.

Ph commercials.

Was a member of the AIP.

Appeared in the doc 'Missä on Musette?/Where Is Musette?' [1991, Veikko Nieminen & Jarmo Vesteri; 50m] on the making of 'La vie de bohème'.

Awards: 'Jussi' Award [1987] for 'Hamlet liikemaailmassa'; 'Jussi' Award [1990] for 'I Hired a Contract Killer'; Camerimage 'Bronze Frog' Award [1999] & 'Jussi' Award nom [2000] for 'Juha'; European Film Award nom [2002], Camerimage 'Golden Frog' Award nom [2002] & 'Jussi' Award [2003] for 'Mies vailla menneisyyttä'; Camerimage 'Special Award for Best Duo' [2004; shared with Aki Kaurismäki]; 'Jussi' Award nom [2005] for 'Pelikaanimies'; European Film Award nom [2006] & 'Jussi' Award [2007] for 'Laitakaupungin valot'; 'Jussi' Award [2012] for 'Le Havre'.

Website: Timo Salminen


 

 FILMS & TELEVISION

1977

Ihmisiä työnsä ääressä [?] c; doc/10m; cph: Heikki Katajisto

1980

Saari/Island [Tellervo Savela] ?; doc/?m; cph: Kai Troberg; prod Taideteollinen korkeakoulu/University of Industrial Art Helsinki

1980

Vámmentes házasság/Duty-Free Marriage/Tullivapaa avioliitto [János Zsombolyai] c; cph: Elemér Ragályi

1981

Saimaa-ilmiö/The Saimaa Gesture [Aki & Mika Kaurismäki] c; rock doc/128m; cph: Olli Varja, Lasse Naukkarinen & Toni Sulzbeck

1982

Arvottomat/The Worthless [Mika Kaurismäki] c

1983

Rikos ja rangaistus/Crime and Punishment [Aki Kaurismäki] c

1983

Taistelu senteistä/Battle for Centimeters [Jyrki Näsänen] 16mm/c; doc/52m; cph: Kalervo Katajavuori, Lasse Naukkarinen, a.o.

1983

Edelläkävijän ammatti [Matti Lötjönen] 16mm/c; comm doc/8m

1984

Klaani [- tarina sammakoitten suvusta]/The Clan [Tale of the Frogs] [Mika Kaurismäki] c

1984

Calamari Union [Aki Kaurismäki] b&w; cph: Harri Laakso, Mikko Mattila & Heikki Ortamo

1985

Rosso [Mika Kaurismäki] c

1985

Luulot pois [Matti Lötjönen] 16mm/c; short/17m

1986

Varjoja paratiisissa/Shadows in Paradise [Aki Kaurismäki] c

1986

Rocky VI [Aki Kaurismäki] b&w; short/9m

1986

Tilinteko/The Final Arrangement [Veikko Aaltonen] c

1987

Hamlet liikemaailmassa/Hamlet Goes Business [Aki Kaurismäki] b&w

1987

Thru the Wire [Aki Kaurismäki] b&w; short/6m

1987

Rich Little Bitch [Aki Kaurismäki] b&w; music video (a: Melrose)/6m

1987

L.A. Woman [Aki Kaurismäki] c; music video (a: Leningrad Cowboys)/5m

1988

Ariel [Aki Kaurismäki] c

1988

[Juice Leskinen & Grand Slam] Bluesia Pieksämäen asemalla [Aki Kaurismäki] c; mus perf/18m; cph: Olli Varja; filmed 31 August; premiered in 2013

1988

Cha Cha Cha [Mika Kaurismäki] c

1988

Leningrad Cowboys Go America [Aki Kaurismäki] c

1989

Paperitähti/Paper Star [Mika Kaurismäki] c

1989

Tulitikkutehtaan tyttö/The Match Factory Girl [Aki Kaurismäki] c

1989

Amazon [Mika Kaurismäki] scope/c; addph: Jacques Cheuiche

1989

I Hired a Contract Killer [Aki Kaurismäki] c

1991

Those Were the Days/Oi niita aikoja [Aki Kaurismäki] b&w; short/6m

1991

La vie de bohème/Boheemielämää/Bohemian Life [Aki Kaurismäki] b&w

1992

These Boots [Are Made for Walking] [Aki Kaurismäki] c; short/5m

1992

Tuhlaajapoika/The Prodigal Son [Veikko Aaltonen] c

1993

The Last Border - Viimeisellä rajalla [Mika Kaurismäki] c

1993

Miksi en puhu venäjää/I Don't Speak Russian, Why? [Kristiina Schulgin] c; doc/110m; cph: Esa Vuorinen

1993

Total Balalaika Show [Aki Kaurismäki] c; doc/57m; cph: Tahvo Hirvonen, Olli Varja, Pekka Aine & Heikki Ortamo

1993

Iron Horsemen/Bad Trip [Gilles Charmant] c

1993

Pidä huivista kiinni, Tatjana/Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatjana [Aki Kaurismäki] b&w

1993

Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses [Aki Kaurismäki] c

1995

Kauas pilvet karkaavat/Drifting Clouds [Aki Kaurismäki] c

1996

Välittäjä/Employment Agent [Aki Kaurismäki] c; short/4m

1996

Vaiennut kylä/The Quiet Village [Kari Väänänen] c

1998

Juha [Aki Kaurismäki] b&w

1998

Highway Society [Mika Kaurismäki] c; 2uc: Olli Varja, Pia Tikka & Sabine Mayr

2000

Klassikko/Classic [Kari Väänänen] c

2001

Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet [seg 'Dogs Have No Hell' dir by Aki Kaurismäki] b&w-c; 7 seg + links; other ph: Fred Elmes, Phedon Papamichael, Ángel Luis Fernández, a.o.

2001

Mies vailla menneisyyttä/The Man Without a Past [Aki Kaurismäki] c

2002

Honey Baby [Mika Kaurismäki] c

2003

Pelikaanimies/Pelican Man [Liisa Helminen] s35-to-35mm/c

2004

Visions of Europe [seg (5m) 'Bico' dir by Aki Kaurismäki] tvm/140m; 25 seg

2005

Laitakaupungin valot/Vartija/Lights in the Dusk [Aki Kaurismäki] c

2008

Helsinki, ikuisesti/Helsinki, Forever [Peter von Bagh] b&w-c; doc/74m; cph: Pekka Aine, Felix Forsman, Theodor Luts, Björn Soldan, Pirjo Honkasalo, a.o.

2009

Havukka - ahon ajattelija/Backwood Philosopher [Kari Väänänen] c

2009

Robert Mitchum est mort [Olivier Babinet & Fred Kihn] c

2010

Le Havre [Aki Kaurismäki] s35-to-35mm (+ digital)/c

 

[Right] with c.asst Andrus Prikk [left] and c.asst Heiko Sikka - "Rotilõks"

 

2010

Rotilõks/Rattrap [Andres Puustusmaa] RED One/c

2011

My Times [Ieuan Morris] c; short/10m; pilot for a feature film

2012

Centro Histórico/Historic Centre [seg (14m) 'O Tasqueiro/The Tavern Man' dir by Aki Kaurismäki] c; 4 seg (6 were planned); other ph: Pedro Costa, Leonardo Simões & Valentin Álvarez

2012

Varshava/In Warsaw [Andres Puustusmaa] c

2013

Jauja [Lisandro Alonso] 35mm (+ digital)/c

2013

Pause [Mathieu Urfer] c

2014

Swagger [Olivier Babinet] c; doc/84m

2015

Axilas [José Fonseca e Costa] ?-to-digital/c

 

 MISCELLANEOUS

1956

Evakko/Evacuation [Ville Salminen] small part; ph: Unto Kumpulainen

1977

Viimeinen savotta/The Last Logging Camp [Edvin Laine] c.asst; ph: Olavi Tuomi

1980

Debyytti/A Debut [Lauri Törhönen; mus short/24m] c.asst; ph: Pertti Mutanen

1980

Yö meren rannalla/A Night on the Shore of Sea/Night by the Sea [Erkko Kivikoski] co-c.asst; ph: Pertti Mutanen (c.op: Kari Sohlberg)

1981

Kisat/The Games [Jouko Aaltonen; doc/11m] co-c.asst; ph: Pertti Veijalainen; prod Taideteollinen korkeakoulu/University of Industrial Art Helsinki

1981

Läpimurto/The Breakthrough [Janne Kuusi; short/45m] co-c.asst; ph: Tahvo Hirvonen; prod Taideteollinen korkeakoulu/University of Industrial Art Helsinki

1985

Born American/Jäätävä [Renny Harlin] co-c.op; ph: Henrik Paersch