메르비 윤꼬넨Mervi Junkkonen
Born in 1975, Mervi Junkkonen studied documentary and editing at the School of Motion Picture, Television and Production Design, University of Art and Design Helsinki from 1996 to 2005. She made her first documentary Barbeiros in 2001 and won several awards at film festivals such as Chicago and Amsterdam. About a Farm also won awards at the 2005 Yamagata Int’l Documentary Film Festival and the 2005 Tampere Short Film Festival. Her other directorial works include the graduation film Saana (2003) and Aarne (2005). She also edited and cinematographed many award winning short documentaries.