Laura Lehmus (1972, Finland) studied at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, where she directed her graduation film Not going down (2001), shown at diverse international film festivals. After her studies she moved to Berlin. She worked as an On-Air Producer and Art-Director for Film and Television (Arte, Nickelodeon, Solarfilms Helsinki). During this time, she directed the short film Versuch das mal mit Plastik (1st award Deutsche Umwelthilfe). Since 2012 she lives and works in Helsinki.