Media artist and film director Jan Ijäs (b. 1975) studied documentary film making at the Department of Film, Television and Scenography at the Aalto University in Helsinki. He works with documentary, fictive and experimental film. His production borders avantgarde film, experimental media art, contemporary art and documentary film. His films have been screened at more than 200 Finnish and international film festivals and as installations in museums and art galleries. He is the winner of numerous industry awards, including the Finnish Risto Jarva Prize in 2011 for SWEET MOV(I)E.