Mare Seppälä

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Say hello to Mare – one of the newest additions to our gang!

Mare has completed not just one but two of BBG AD Bootcamps during spring 2023. They are currently finishing their studies at Tampere University of Applied Sciences and soon moving into working in film and TV full time. During their studies Mare has learned the essentials of media productions yet specialising in fiction producing. On school projects Mare has often also acted as the Director. To add on that our bootcamp courses have given them a deeper look into creating call sheets and managing and casting background actors.

Besides their studies Mare has gained experience multiple short films and one TV series as a trainee in assistant directors department. On their internship they focused on assisting on background actors casting and coordinating actors between set and unit base. Their latest short film works include two MA short films from ELO Film School in which they completed their first productions as the 2nd Assistant Director.

Mare is interested in all work that takes them towards an established career in film. They are extremely motivated and willing to break into the industry – positively looking into what new experiences future brings them. We see Mare as a great candidate into any assisting work in production and AD departments especially in local productions – but to be honest, she’s a great addition to any team looking for some extra help!

Skills

Assisting in call sheets
Assisting with extras casting
Assisting with cast management on set
Running errands on set

Certificates

Driving License B
Hygiene Passport
Liquor License

Languages

Finnish (native)
English (working proficiency)

Education details

Arts, Entertainment and Media Management / Tampere University of Applied Sciences / Undergraduate
Participant at BBG AD Bootcamp‘s course – Key 2nd AD Bootcamp / May 2024
Participant at BBG AD Bootcamp‘s two courses – further education courses of 10 lectures each focusing on call sheets and crowd management / Completed spring 2023
Qualification Degree in Documentary and Journalism / Voionmaa Institute / Graduated 2019
Matriculation examination / Hämeenlinna Lyceym High School / Graduated 2017

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Selected works

TV Series

AS AN ASSISTANT DIRECTOR TRAINEE

Siipijengi / Warner Bros / TBA – dir. Maria Mononen

AS A PRODUCTION TRAINEE

Queen of Fucking Everything / Rabbit Films / TBA – dir. Tiina Lymi

Short Films

AS A 2ND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

My Name Is Hope / ELO Film School / 2023 – dir. Sherwan Haji
Bear With Me / ELO Film School / 2023 – dir. Jasmin Gummerus

Besides these productions Mare has worked on the following projects as a part of her studies:

Hilloviikot / short film / 2023 – dir. Mare Seppälä – Director
Kolme keinoa / short film / 2021 – dir. Mare Seppälä – Director
Drawn into the darkness / short film / 2019 – dir. Lassi Härkönen – Producer
Time machine, Väinö Voionmaa / short film / 2019 – dir. Mare Seppälä – Screentwriter and Director
Sorry / short film / 2019 – dir. Mare Seppälä – Screenwriter, Director and Editor

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