Illume Ltd

Illume Ltd is a Finnish production company that specialices in creative documentary filmmaking. The company was established in 1987 by filmmakers Pertti Veijalainen, Jouko Aaltonen and Heimo Lappalainen. Since then more than 100 productions have been completed, including twelwe international co-productions. The company invests in developing entertaining, emotionally engaging films that spark debate about the society and politics in the world today. Illume produces films for cinema and TV distribution and TV-series. Illume's films feature regularly in domestic festivals and they have won a number of prestigious awards worldwide. The company has received European Union MEDIA development slate funding four times, in 2003, 2010 2012 and 2015.

Brochure (pdf)

Websites of our latest films:



International Film Revolution 



  Illume Oy
Palkkatilankatu 7 B
00240 Helsinki FINLAND
Tel +358 9 148 1489
Fax +358 9 148 1489
illume (at)

Slate 2003 & 2010 & 2012

Within Limits /Special Award for
Discourse and Politics