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Eeva R. Tikka

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CV – EEVA R. TIKKA

      • long term screenwriter, script consult, story analyst and dramaturg and 3D artist

 EDUCATION

1999-2007 Master of Arts, University of Helsinki, 12.6.2007. Major: Comparative Literature, Minor: Esthetic, Theater Studies. MA Thesis: ”Joseph Campbell’s mythic theory applied to Mio, My Son Mio by Astrid Lindgren”

AFFILIATIONS

2012- … GATE OF STORIES production company: Producing animated feature films, moviehybrid stories (www.gateofstories.fi )
2003- … STORY & DEVELOPMENT screenwriting/ dramaturgic consultations and script analysis for screenwriters and production companies / teaching in screenwriting( http://www.storydevelopment.fi )

PUBLISHED BOOKS

2017 Balettikuvakirja “Pähkinänsärkijä II – Klaaran ja Nikolaksen tarina”, teksti ja kuvitus, ISBN 978-952-68774-0-2

FILM and TV PRODUCTIONS

2012 Kuningatar (The Queen) ( working title: Story of Three People), short film (30″) screenplay for scientific research purposes, http://www.neurocine.net , dir Pia Tikka, NeuroCine, aivoAALTO research project, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland- Dept. of Film, Television and Scenography
2011 Munamies 1 ja 2 (DVD) (Prod. Storyof) /TV-series (40 x 5min/ episodes ) Sub Juniori TV-series starts (first episode) 17thOctober 2011 , head writer Eeva R. Tikka , storyline Eeva R.Tikka and Mauri Tikka, scripts Eeva R.Tikka or Mauri Tikka / NOMINATION: nominated finalist for Golden Venla Award 2011 in category “TV-series for children”
2011 The Third Woman Mobile game, dir. Pia Tikka, Premiere in New York Galapagos Art Space 8th May 2011, Co-writer and dramaturgic consultant
2008 Tukka auki (prod. Helsinki Filmi) TV- series, drama-comedy/12 episodes, story liner, screenwriter
2004 Käenpesä (Helsinki Filmi) TV-drama series, 65 episodes/ story liner, screenwriter
2004 Obsession (prod./dir. Pia Tikka, Oblomovies Oy) short film, script analyst
1998 Sand Bride (dir. Pia Tikka, prod. Mika Kaurismäki, Oblomovies Oy), feature film, co-screenwriter
1995 Daughters of Yemanjá (dir. Pia Tikka, prod. Mika Kaurismäki, Oblomovies Oy), feature film, co-screenwriter, actress
1994 Dancing in Boulevard (prod./dir. Pia Tikka, Oblomovies Oy), short film, screenwriter, actress, assistant director, production designer

SUPPORTS for Long Feature Film Screenplays by Finnish Film Foundation

Script support 2015 – The international TV series concept Soultech (sci-fi) (sci-fi)Original idea by Mauri Tikka, Screenplay Eeva R.Tikka and Mauri Tikka/ WGAW register

Script support 2012 and 2011 – Nonnuke (Action/comedy )Original idea by Mauri Tikka, Screenplay Eeva R.Tikka and Mauri Tikka/ WGAW register
Development support 2012 -Maiden of Dusk (erotic drama spiced with magical realism) Original idea Pia Tikka, writers Pia Tikka and Eeva Tikka
Script support 2012 -SoulTech (Scifi-action) Original idea by Mauri Tikka/Screenplay Eeva R. Tikka and Mauri Tikka, WGAW register
Script support 2010 and 2009 – Love and Revenge in Marbella (Romantic comedy) Original Story by Eeva R. Tikka and Sini Tikka, Screenplay by Eeva R.Tikka
Script support 2009 and 2008 – The Real Princess (Action-Thriller) Original Story and screenplay by Eeva R. Tikka, WGAW register (optioned, Oblovovies)
Development support and script support 2009, 2008, 2007 – What a Heavenly Wedding Day! (Romantic comedy-fantasy) Original Story and screenplay by Eeva R. Tikka ,WGAW register

SCRIPT SUPPORT for short Feature Films by AVEK

Script writing support 2011 – Sunday Diary (drama, 50 min)Original story, screenplay Eeva R. Tikka

OTHER PROFESSIONAL WRITING EXPERTISE

2011 Libretto for a Ballet Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs based on the fairytale of Grimm Brothers, Performances by Finnish National Opera Ballet School/Finnish National Opera/ Almi Hall,(premier Dec 2011)
2008 Libretto for a Ballet Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs based on the fairytale of Grimm Brothers, Lappeenranta City Theater, (premier Nov 30, 2009)

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA and the career as a dancer

1985 – 96, ballet dancer, corps de ballet and soloist roles, Finnish National Ballet http://www.operafin.fi
1984 – 85, dancer, The AB Dance Company (Aurinkobaletti) http://www.aurinkobaletti.com

IN THEATER

2001, Ballet school performance/Director-dramaturg, Ballet School Sonja Tammela, Lappeenranta Hall
2000, Ballet School performance/Director-dramaturg, Ballet School Sonja Tammela, Lappeenranta Hall
1999, Arja Kalistaja-Tikka, Päivi Laihanen Christmas Concert, Director;Galleria of Cygnaeus, Helsinki
1999, Arja Kalistaja-Tikka Soloist Concert, Director, Theater Avoimet Ovet, Helsinki
1995, Assistant of choreographer Marilena Fontoura, Finnish National Ballet
1977-81, assisting in several theater performances, Lappeenranta City Theater

BLENDER 3D ANIMATION

2012-… 3D animation programming / Blender
2013 Long feature film’s storyboard created with Blender 3D animation software, (anonymous client)

2016, Audiovisual graphic Novels (moviehybrid stories)
supported by Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa Regional fund.

TEACHING AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISES

2013 Aalto University: NeuroCine -seminar educator: Special demands for writing for scientific research
2008-2012 Thesis examiner for The Degree Program in Television and Film, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
2003-2008 Screenwriting courses

LANGUAGES

Finnish, English, Swedish; basics of French, Italian, Russian, German and Arabic

page updated 2017-07-30

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