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Artistic and research interests

Aaltonen is a documentary filmmaker, researcher and teacher. He is a Doctor of Arts, Docent and visiting researcher at Aalto University Department of Film, Television and Scenography. He has published several articles and five books. Jouko is an active film director and producer, and has directed about 20 documentaries for national and international distribution, several of them awarded (see: www.illume.fi). Aaltonen’s post-doctoral research focuses on the process of documentary filmmaking and the rhetoric of documentary film.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Arts (Art and Design)

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Research Output

Manning up (lyhyt dokumenttielokuva)

Aaltonen, J., 2019

Research output: Artistic and non-textual formFilmArt in coproductionpeer-review

  • Pohjankävijän merkintöjä (pitkä dokumenttielokuva)

    Aaltonen, J., 2019

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formFilmArt in coproductionpeer-review

    Nokkapokka

    Aaltonen, J., 2018, In : AVEK-lehti. 1, p. 34-37 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

    Sodan silmät (pitkä dokumentaarinen elokuva, ohjaus, käsikirjoitus ja tuotanto)

    Aaltonen, J. & Rustanius, S., 2018

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formFilmArt in coproductionpeer-review

    Nokia Mobile - matkapuhelimen tarina

    Koskinen, A. & Aaltonen, J., 2017

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formFilmArt in coproductionpeer-review

    Prizes

    Student prize: Nokia Mobile - matkaopuhelimen tarina. IDFA Panorama 2017

    Arto Koskinen (Student prize recipient) & Jouko Aaltonen (Supervisor), 2017

    Prize: Invitation or ranking in competition

  • Activities

    • 2 Conference presentation
    • 1 Position of trust in a funding organization
    • 1 Public or invited talk

    Two-way traffic: Convergence between documentary and fiction

    Jouko Aaltonen (Speaker)
    1 Nov 20162 Nov 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesConference presentation

    Dramaturgy for Anthropologists

    Jouko Aaltonen (Speaker)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

    Colonial and postcolonial stories

    Jouko Aaltonen (Speaker)
    2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesConference presentation

    The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (External organisation)

    Jouko Aaltonen (Chair)
    20132014

    Activity: Membership typesPosition of trust in a funding organization