Academy Award nominated director and screenwriter from Finland of both fiction and documentary films. She has graduated from Turku University of Applied Sciences. Her works as a director include the feature documentary Song which premiered in theaters in Finland in April 2014, and the Oscar nominated short film Do I Have to Take Care of Everything? (2012). Her other works include awarded films such as the follow-up documentary Pony Girls (2008) and TV film Pietà (2007) and feature fiction film Homesick (2005, as co-writer together with Petri Kotwica). Vilhunen is also a founding member and co-owner of the Helsinki based production company Tuffi Films.
Vilhunen and fellow producer Kirsikka Saari received an Academy Awards nomination in the category of Best Live Action Short Film for the 2013 film Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?
Selma will attend a special Q&A screening of her film Stupid Young Heart and take part in panel discussions at the Nordic Female Filmmakers Meeting Point.