Photo credits:
Danish Saroee

Klaus Salminen

Artist in Residence, the Global Horizons Programme, SCAS.
Filmmaker, Producer, Director and Scriptwriter, Berlin

Klaus Salminen is a director, producer, scriptwriter, and actor. He has been active in the film
industry since 2008. Previous to that he was a trained director and actor at the theatre.

Salminen runs the Berlin based production company Nordic Media House. He relocated to Berlin
in 2016 and started the Berlin Film Community, which has more than 6,500 members (March

After graduating from New York Film Academy in 2008 Salminen has produced and directed
10+ short movies, documentaries and a feature movie, and also done a vast number of
commercial projects for institutions and companies. Productions that have been published on
Youtube have gathered more than 5 million views and counting (March 2020).

This information is accurate as of the academic year 2019-20.