A Director – Animator working extensively in the UK and Canada.
Animated for Aardman Animators on the Oscar-winning animated feature film Wallance and Gromit in ‘The Curse of the Were-Rabbit’ as well as ‘Shaun the Sheep’ and ‘Creature Comforts’.
Since then she has worked with several worldwide known companies for animation, consulting, production and directing (NFB, Dream Works, Passion Pictures, Max Films, Cuppa Coffee and Universal Pictures).
Her work in music videos has crossed both sides of the Atlantic and includes artists such as Ron Sexsmith, Voivod, Knife and Radiohead.
In 2012 Virpi founded Kettu Studios, a film and animation collaboration with exceptional artists in both Canada and the UK.