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Vesa Manninen

Vesa Manninen first grabbed the industry's attention directing music videos and short films with tiny budgets before moving on to more traditional production companies in Russia, Sweden and Finland.

He's known for his whimsical approach to narrative and memorable visuals, picking up an impressive client list over the years.

"The Strongman"
Personal taste will determine whether this new ad for Milka indulges the sweet tooth or erodes it. Nonetheless, there is some lovely production design present in this tale of a little boy travelling to see his favourite circus act in the flesh. While the young 'un isn't quite as powerful as Gustavus, the strongman makes him believe otherwise with the help of a chocolate bar.
Director: Vesa Manninen Ⓟ (Sonny London Ⓟ Ⓦ)
Cinematograper: Franz Lustig
Editor: Mark Edinoff / Rachael Spann @ Work Ⓦ
Post Production: Sophie Hogg @ MPC Ⓦ
Colourist: Jean-Clment Soret
Sound Designer: Aaron Reynolds @ Wave Ⓦ
Composer: Philip Kay
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