Jari Kuukkanen

Jyry Kuukkanen

A frame from Legokaupunki
Years active
1977 - 1980
Nationality Finland Flag Finnish
Notable works

Jari Kuukkanen and Jyry Kuukkanen are early Finnish brickfilmers. Their 1977 animation Legokaupunki is the earliest known brickfilm filmed in Finland and one of the earliest known brickfilms in general.[1] Their later animations, created not long after the introduction of the LEGO minifigure in 1978, feature the earliest known use of a minifig walk cycle.[2] Their brickfilms were shot on 8mm film using a French camera called a CAMEX 8 Cellule Reflex.[3]


Year Title Notes
1977 Legokaupunki
1978 - 1980 LEGO Animaatiot77 80 Compilation of multiple animations


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