An animator and film director working extensively in the UK and Canada.
In 2002 Virpi was hired by Aardman Animations and she worked as an animator on the Wallace and Gromit Oscar winning feature film ‘Curse of the Were-Rabbit’, 'Shaun the Sheep' and ‘Creature Comforts’.
Since Aardman she has worked with The National Film Board of Canada, DreamWorks, Passion Pictures, Max Films, Cuppa Coffee and Universal Pictures in animation, consulting, production and directing.
Her work in creating music videos has crossed both sides of the Atlantic, it includes artists such as Ron Sexsmith, Knife and Radiohead.
In 2012 she founded Kettu Studios, an Animation and Film Production studio (+ lecturing and teaching) in collaboration with exceptional artists based in Canada and UK. Working with dedicated and respected teams on both sides of the Atlantic provides Kettu Studios with the expertise, knowledge and experience required to deliver a comprehensive and professional service.
KETTU STUDIO SERVICES
For Commercials, Infomercials, Web Broadcasts, Film & Short Films, Theatre Projections and Music Videos:
•Animation Film Comprehensive Production: 2D, 3D, Stop Motion
•Live Action Film Comprehensive Production: Film, TV and Web
•Model -& Puppet Making
•Design & Management
•Lecturing & Teaching: Workshops on Film & Animation related subjects