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Tatu Marttila
INDUSTRIAL AND STRATEGIC DESIGN
1978, FINLAND

HOME MADE IDOLS
Statement
Home Made Idols is an interactive, multi-channel television programme developed by Tatu Marttila (industrial design), Aapo Korkeaoja (Media Lab) and team (University of Art and Design Helsinki, Arcada, Stadia). The programme was screened on the Internet (www.homemadeidols.net) and the DINA channel in autumn 2006. In Home Made Idols, anybody can create a performance. The viewers can vote and comment on the performance, and the winners end up performing in live broadcasts.
    The programme package also includes the Pig Brother super-reality TV and X Idol programmes, which represent the Home Made Idols’ genre, anarchotainment. The concept of the programme package is crystallised in the creation of unlimited entertainment that develops culture and comments on society.

Biography
Tatu Marttila began his studies at the Department of Industrial and Strategic Design at the University of Art and Design Helsinki in 2000. He graduated with a B.A. at Christmas 2004 with a thesis on the design and production of an Internet game. Since 2004 Tatu Marttila has also studied in Media Lab Helsinki, concentrating on user interface design and interactive television production. His latest project, Home Made Idols, is a cross-platform production based on both a web site and a television program. The production was created as a part of DINA TV's program for autumn 2006.

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Contact information
+358 50 537 8303
tatumarttila(at)gmail.com
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