MATTI KINNUNEN is a MA in screenwriting and film directing at the University of Art & Design Helsinki (1996). He also studied filmmaking in Berlin, in the ‘Deutsche Film- und Fernseheakademi’ and ‘Hochschule den Kunste’ (1993) and at the SOURCES 2 screenwriting workshop in Ireland (2008). Kinnunen has written and directed successful drama series for Finnish tv-channels. MISS BLUE JEANS is his debut feature film. The script was developed at the SOURCES2 workshop together with the French director-writer Gabriel Auer.