Erkki Kanto

Producer | Director | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Children of the World (1998) | Beiputuo: Mei Zi's Hollywood in China (1998) | The Naked Truth About the Finnish Sauna (1998)
AKA 
Erik Kanto
GUILDS *
Teosto | Gramex | HFPA | Non-Union | MPAA  Less
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
VOICE TYPE *
Baritone
ACCENTS *
Finnish
LANGUAGES *
Finnish
INSTRUMENTS *
Piano
WORK HISTORY *
Television | Film | Music Video | Theater | Industrial | Radio | Commercial | Voice Over | Internet  Less
JOB TYPES *
Acting | Cinematography | Composing | Directing | Editing Producing | Production | Writing | Editing | Producing  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
US (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/erkkikanto
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

IndustrialCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Guardian * – Cinematographer, Editor Guardian Products, Inc./Loren Masterson
  • Airlessco * – Cinematographer, Editor Airlessco Co./Loren Marsterson
  • YocoAir - Fitness with Smile * – Producer, Director Atophill
FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • The Monroe Detail * – Producer/Composer Atophill Films (optioned)
  • They * – Producer/Composer Atophill Films (optioned)
  • Second Life * – Producer/Composer Atophill Films (optioned)
  • Robbers * – Producer/Composer Atophill Films (optioned)
  • The Man Who Saw the Devil * – Producer/Composer Atophill Films (optioned)
  • Chalk Dust * – Producer/Composer Atophill Films (optioned)
  • And Justice for All * – Prodcer/Composer Atophill Films (optioned)
  • Amendment Two * – Producer/Composer Atophill Films (optioned)
  • Cape Healer , a.k.a. The Lapponia Scriptures (in development) * – Producer, Composer Atophill Films
  • Season of Solice (in development) * – Producer, Composer Atophill Films
  • The Emperor's Medallion (in development) * – Producer, Composer Atophill Films
  • Kashmir - The Himalayan Shangrila * – Producer/Director/Composer Atophill Films
  • Children of the World Now (in development) * – Producer/Director/Composer Atophill Films
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Elvis Lives * – Producer, Director MTV3, Finland
  • Ms. Mei Zi's Hollywood in China * – Producer, Director, Composer Kanto Productions LLC
  • The Naked Truth about the Finnish Sauna * – Producer, Director, Composer Kanto Productions LLC
  • Your Face Tells All (in development) * – Producer Kanto Productions LLC
  • A La Jamaica * – Producer, Director YLE, TV1, Finland
  • Making of the Simpsons * – Producer, Director MTV3, Finland
  • Making of Empty Nest * – Producer, Director MTV3, Finland
  • Help from PET * – Producer, Director MTV3, Finland
  • Jari Kurri * – Producer, Director YLE, TV2, Finland
  • Running 100 Miles * – Producer, Director YLE, TV1, Finland
  • The Viking * – Producer YLE, TV2, Finland
  • Children of the World - TV Series, 11 half hour episodes * – Producer, Director, Composer Kanto Productions LLC
VideoCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Body Awareness * – Producer Fitness, Inc.
  • 40 Minutes * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • From Hollywood * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Let's Visit Disneyland * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Amazing Grand Canyon * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • San Fransciso * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • A La Mexico * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Angela * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • J. Paul Getty Museum * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Building the Blue and White Wings * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Welcome to Califrornia * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Barcelona * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Algarve Calling * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Jean Auel, The Author * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Yellowstone * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • FinnFest USA 93 * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Sydney * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Hello Australia * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Fiji * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Kaino Hamu, The Immigrant * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Hawaiin Life * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Miami * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Key West * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • San Juan, PR * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Caribbean Fascination * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • The Great China * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Hong Kong * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • All Aboard * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Albania * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Milan * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • China * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Ft. Lauderdale, FL * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Karibia * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Colorful Southeast Asia * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Destination Boston * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • Thailand: The Land of Smiles * – Producer, Director Kanto Productions LLC
  • Japan: Ainu People of Hokkaido * – Producer, Director Kanto Productions LLC
  • The Land of Smiles * – Producer, Director Finnair
  • A Luxury Train Journey - the Indian Way * – Producer, Director Finnair / Atophill
  • Your Face Tells All - Erik Kanto's Lecture * – Executive Producer, Director Kanto Productions LLC / Atophill

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Telly Awards * – Bronze Award - Ms. Mei Zi's Hollywood in China 1998
  • Telly Awards * – Bronze Award - Children of the World 1996
  • Telly Awards * – Bronze Award - Guardian 1995
  • Telly Awards * – Bronze Award - Come Back to Modern Finland 1992
  • Golden Record Award (Finland) * – singer - The Bells of Christmas (album) 1983
  • Communicator Awards * – Communicator Award of Excellence - Ms. Mei Zi's Hollywood in China 1998
  • NEMN Awards * – Bronze Apple Award - Children of the World

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Producer / Director *
  • Composer *
  • Writer *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Other Professional Skills:
  • * ** Performing and recording artist as a singer, entertainer, MC - since 1962 ** Music composer (various TV and other productions), songwriter (music & lyrics) - over 500 works since 1970 ** Teacher and coach for singers, entertainers and actors - since 1972 ** Co-founder and -owner of a private school for music and performing - 1976-1987 ** Journalist and writer of entertainment related print interviews, articles and television projects - estimated 1,500 published works since 1979 ** Member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (voting for the Annual Golden Globe Awards) - since 1992
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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