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Jojo Erholtz is a Helsinki based film director, writer and editor. She holds an MFA in Directing from the American Film Institute where her thesis film TAPE was awarded at the Oscar-qualifying Outfest Film Festival, the Palm Springs ShortFest and the Hamptons International Film Festival. Jojo is currently developing her debut feature film with Aamu Film Company. The film examines an experience of loss, and how it inevitably shapes one's life.


As a television director Jojo’s recent credits include the first season of a drama series KAVERIKIRJA (SOULMATES), a 10-part crime series MARIA KALLIO based on the novels by the Finnish best-selling crime author Leena Lehtolainen and the third season of a popular Finnish dramedy series EX-ONNELLISET (LIVING WITH MY EX). 


Prior to her directing career Jojo worked as a freelance editor on a wide range of documentary, narrative and commercial projects. Jojo holds an MA in Film Editing from the National Film and Television School (UK), and is the recipient of the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award for Best Editor. Her editing credits include a handful of award-winning short films as well as features 70 ON VAIN NUMERO (70 IS JUST A NUMBER) and A MOMENT IN THE REEDS, which premiered at the BFI London Film Festival.

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DIRECTING (selected)

2022 Drama Series: Soulmates / 10x22 / Dionysos Films & C More

2021 Crime Series: Maria Kallio / 10x42 / Jarowskij Finland & C More

2020 Dramedy Series: Living with My Ex / 10x42 / Dionysos Films & C More

2019 Short: Tape / AFI Conservatory

2019 Short: My War / AFI Conservatory 

EDITING (selected)

2023 Short: This Passing Summer / dir. Uzair Amjad / Aamu Film Company

2021 Feature: 70 Is Just a Number / dir. Johanna Vuoksenmaa / Dionysos Films

2017 Feature: A Moment in the Reeds / dir. Mikko Mäkelä / Wild Beast Productions

2017 Short: Dependent / dir. Phil Sheerin / Escape Films & BFI & Creative England

2015 Short: Pombo Loves You / dir. Steve Warne / NFTS

2015 Short: Perfection Is Forever / dir. Mara Trifu / NFTS

2014 Short: North / dir. Phil Sheerin / NFTS

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