Sakari Lerkkanen is Finnish-born, London-based director, who is internationally known

for his advertising films and narrative works. His works are often recognised for capturing

a mix of raw emotions, iconic visuals and high end audiovisual storytelling.



Queen Palm International Film Festival Gold, Best Colour Grade for MX ‘Ihminen’

Queen Palm International Film Festival Silver, Best war short film & VFX for MX ‘Ihminen’

Effie Grand Prix, Best Commercial film for CAP

Effie Gold, Best Commercial film for CAP

ECU – European Independent Film festival Gold, Best Cinematography for ‘Sealight’

Cinema Scandinavia, Artist Spotlight

1.4. Magazine, Six Most Creative Music videos for ‘All These Years’

Finnish music video Awards Grand Prix, Best music video for Le Roi ‘Lintu’

Venice Biennale, Best international young artist of the year by Le5Venice



Petr Cech, Bacardi, Sony, Virgin, Power, Livesport, Telia, Cecilia Braekhus,

Axe and Hendrick’s Gin