Aleksi Salmenperä

is a Finnish filmmaker whose works have premiered in major film festivals such as Berlinale (A Bad Family, 2009), Hot Docs (Alcan Highway, 2013) and San Sebastian (A Man’s Job, 2007). He won the Finnish film award Jussi for Best Director with Distractions (2015), and The Mine (2016) was nominated for the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film in Gothenburg IFF.