Film Commissioner & Council Chair of UArctic, Finland
Film commissioner Liisa Holmberg is working in International Sámi Film Institute (ISFI) in Norway. Liisa Holmberg is a Sámi film maker originally from Finnish side of the Saamiland. She has worked in the film business as a producer, production manager and film consultant from the year 1994. Big part of her work as a film commissioner is working internationally with Indigenous film makers in Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Sápmi and Russia to establish an Arctic Indigenous Film Fund (AIFF). During the years 2008-2018 Holmberg worked as a rector of the Sámi Education Institute in Inari, Finland. The purpose of the Institute is to support Sámi languages, cultures and livelihoods.