Támara Aalto (she/her) is a filmmaker half Spanish half Finnish, currently based in Helsinki, Finland.


She has directed indie short films, trailers and teasers for different artists. Also, she has worked as an Artistic Director of a Film Festival in Helsinki (Cinemaissí), as a film teacher for adults and kids, and been involved in several roles on film sets.


She has studied Directing and Screenwriting from diverse professionals : Carla Simón (winner of Berlinale 2022), Fernando Iriarte (working nowadays with Apichatpong Weerasethakul), Jan Forsström (well known script consultant from Finland), Alli Haapasalo (Sundance Audience Award 2022), Tracy Mathewson and Jonas Grimås (BAFTA winner) among others, from places like ECIB in Barcelona, Female Film Club in London (online), Academy of Moving People and Images in Helsinki, Stockholm Filmskola in Stockholm, Irrelevant Media in New York (online), Nothing happens in this film in Argentina (online), etc.

She is always looking for new ways of storytelling in the cinematographic language. Her work focuses on feminism, belonging and social equity.

Cinema for her is an empathy machine.