Director’s Biography: Inka Achte

Biography film director: Inka Achte


Inka has over 10 years of experience working in the film and television industries in her native Finland and in the United Kingdom. She holds a BA in Film and Television Studies from the Lahti University of Applied Sciences and an MA in Documentary Directing from the National Film and Television School in the UK. 

Alongside directing award-winning short documentaries she has worked at Finnish National Television (YLE) and independent production companies as a Director, Edit Producer, and Script Writer, on single documentaries, series, and factual programming. In early 2014 a documentary series she directed won a Finnish Television Academy Award. 

Alongside directing Inka has worked as a Sales Agent at Taskovski Films and Autlook Filmsales, and as a consultant and academic advisor for Postgraduate film students at Raindance Film Institute. 

Boys Who Like Girls is Inka’s debut feature documentary.

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