ARI MATIKAINEN has graduated from ELO Helsinki Film School. He works as a producer, screenwriter & director and is the CEO of Kinocompany in Helsinki, Finland. His works include award winning creative documentaries, TV- series and genre fiction films. Ari has produced several international co-productions, latest ones are a feature documentaries ‘The Unforgiven’ which premiered at CPH:DOX in March and ‘Rodeo’ which was shown in Hot Docs 2018. Ari is also an EAVE 2017 Producers Work Shop graduate with a feature fiction film Hope Ever After.