Reetta Somppi

Camera Assistant

Reetta has a strong background as a Video Assistant and greatly enjoys her work as a 2nd Assistant Camera. She’s a seasoned camera crew member – has good contacts with Finnish crew working on similar positions, has a relationship with all local rental houses and feels comfortable with professional filming gear. Reetta has mostly worked on digital productions – nevertheless she’s also had a chance to try out shooting on film in few shorter projects.

When not on set Reetta occasionally still works as a Camera Technician for camera rental house she was working in full time from 2017 to 2018. Besides knowing her way around the equipment Reetta is a calm, focused worker who gets along with almost anyone, has talent for teaching newcomers and fantastic sense of humour. She’s got some international production experience as well, having worked previously eg. in Norway. Lately she’s also been educating herself on storyboarding which has interested her for years.

Reetta currently prefers working as a 2nd Assistant Camera in any productions, but is also interested to hear about open Focus Puller positions eg. in lighter, local productions, commercials, 2nd units or on B-camera for larger shows.

Skills

Camera assisting
Data management
Film loading on 16mm cameras

Certificates

Driver’s License B
Driver’s License C1

Languages

Finnish (native)
English (professional working proficiency)
Swedish (limited working proficiency)

Education details

BA Culture and Arts, Audiovisual media / Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences / Graduated 2015
Acting in film / Voionmaa Vocational School / 2008 – 2009

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Selected works

Feature Films

AS AN 2ND ASSISTANT CAMERA

Huonot Naiset / Tekele Productions / 2022 – dir. Niklas Lindgren
Kontio & Parmas / Solar Republic / 2020 – dir. Aleksi Mäkelä
Pertsa ja Kilu / Taavi Vartia Production / 2020 – dir. Taavi Vartia
Puluboin ja Ponin Elokuva / Pohjola Filmi / 2017 – dir. Mari Rantasila

AS A VIDEO ASSISTANT


One Last Deal / Making Movies Oy / 2017 – dir. Klaus Härö
95 / Yellow Film & TV / 2017 – dir. Aleksi Mäkelä
Viulisti / Mjölk Movies / 2017 – dir. Paavo Westerberg – also credited as Data Wrangler
The Unknown Soldier / Elokuvaosakeyhtiö Suomi 2017 Oy / 2017 – dir. Aku Louhimies
Law Of The Land / Making Movies Oy / 2016 – dir. Jussi Hiltunen

TV Series

AS A 1ST ASSISTANT CAMERA

Syke S15&17 / Yellow Film & TV / 2022 – dir. Juha Lankinen ja Aleksi Mäkelä
Rakkaat Lapset / Yellow Film & TV / 2022 – dir. Anna Dahlman
Munkkivuori / Rabbit Films / 2021 – dir. Jani Volanen – B-Cam

AS A 2ND ASSISTANT CAMERA

Planet Eldorado / Warner Bros / 2023 – dir. Lauri Randla
Kultakala / Yellow Film & TV / 2023 – dir. Anna Dahlman
Sipoon Herttua S3 / Yellow Film & TV / 2021 – dir. Niklas Lindgren
Kummeli Esittää: Kontio & Parmas S3 / Solar Republic / 2020 – dir. Aleksi Mäkelä
Makkari / Solar Republic / 2019 – dir. Petri Kotwica
Peacemaker / Matila Röhr Productions / 2019 – dir. AJ Annila – Finnish unit
Kevyttä Yläpilveä / Warner Bros Finland / 2019 – dir. Taavi Vartia
Kummeli Esittää: Kontio & Parmas S2 / Solar Republic / 2019 – dir. Aleksi Mäkelä
Awkward (series pilot) / Komeetta / 2018 – dir.
Hasbeen S2 / Welhofilmi / 2018 – dir. Oskari Sipola
Has been S1 / Welhofilmi / 2017 – dir. Oskari Sipola

AS A DIT TRAINEE

Ihon alla / Fisher King Production / 2016 – dir. Miikko Oikkonen, Jappe Päivinen, Jyri Kähönen

Reetta on other platforms:

95
The Unknown Soldier
Viulisti
Law of the Land
Kummeli esittää: Kontio ja Parmas
Munkkivuori