Sakari Lerkkanen is a Finnish born, London based director who is internationally known for creating raw emotions by using highly crafted audiovisual storytelling.
Throughout the years he has shot multiple award winning short films,commercials and music videos. 2012 Sakari was selected as the best international young artist of the year by Le5Venice at Venice Biennale.
2014 his music video Le Roi – Lintu won a main prize at Finnish Music Video Awards. 2019 his commercial work for CAP won Effie Grand Prix and Gold.
The global clients of Sakari include: Bacardi, Sony, Hendrick’s Gin, Axe, Power and Virgin to name few. His work has been featured on MTV, Cinema Scandinavia, Vice, Shots, Helsingin Sanomat, YLE, Czech news and 1.4 amongst others.