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Diana Ringo is a Finnish film director, pianist, composer, and visual artist. She was born on March 8, 1992. Her journey in the world of music began at an early age, sparked by a natural affinity for the art. Notably, her first music teacher, pianist Dmitry Soloviev, identified her perfect pitch when she was just five years old.
Her musical education included studies with renowned pianists like Janne Mertanen, a laureate of the Chopin competition, and Risto Lauriala, a prize winner of the Beethoven competition. Ringo also attended master classes conducted by luminaries such as Hollywood composer Lalo Schifrin, and directors Paul Verhoeven and David Lynch.
Ringo's musical compositions, a captivating blend of classical and electronica influences, gained recognition when featured in Sampson Yuen's 2018 film "Million Loves in Me," which was Hong Kong's entry for the Golden Globes. Her music for the film earned her the Best Original Score award at the Los Angeles Film Awards (LAFA) in 2020. Concurrently, she contributed the score to Lisa Mayo's short film "Hinge", earning further acclaim.
Beyond her musical endeavors, Diana Ringo is a visual artist, with her works, showcasing a fusion of traditional and mixed-media techniques with surrealist influences, available on FineArtAmerica.
In 2020 she posed for the magazine Playboy Spain (April issue).
In 2021, Diana directed her feature film directorial debut, "Quarantine" ("KARAntin") starring Anatoliy Beliy, an official non-English language entry for the Golden Globes in 2022. The film's score featuring 26 original tracks, was entirely composed by Diana Ringo. The film is available on Amazon Prime.
In 2023, she directed and composed the score for "1984", a film adaptation of George Orwell's classic novel, featuring Aleksandr Obmanov, Vladimir Ivaniy, Aleksey Sharanin, and Diana Ringo. The sci-fi picture is the first film based on the famous novel since the Michael Radford film made back in 1984. "1984" is accessible on Amazon Prime.
Having resided in Vienna, Austria, from 2009 to 2020, Diana Ringo, is a Finnish citizen who is currently based in Helsinki. She is fluent in English, Finnish, Russian, and German. Beyond her creative pursuits, she is the founder and director of the Prague Independent Film Festival and serves as a journalist and editor for Indie Cinema Magazine.
"Echoes of the Past"
"Power of the Incomprehensible" (Trailer)
-- Director and producer HerbGolder
Diana's Featured Videos
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Diana's Featured Videos
"1984" Trailer No. 1
So thoughtful, one feels as if you are thinking through a story line on the piano. Each piece has a sense of urgency about it, but punctuated by reflective pauses and silences, and in places inducing the feeling of dream.
"1984" Trailer No. 2
"1984" Final Trailer
Diana Ringo has been a featured artist on The Artist Gallery.com since May 28, 2022.