Hannes Vartiainen (b.1980) graduated as a film director from the Helsinki Polytechnic in 2004. He worked as a freelance director and as a production manager for Kinotar Ltd between 2004-2008.
Pekka Veikkolainen (b.1982) studies graphic design in the University of Art and Design Helsinki. He has worked in the fields of animation and illustration since 2000.
The two started their own production company in 2008 and their first film together was Hanasaari A (2009, documentary, 15 min, 35 mm). Erään hyönteisen tuho is their second film.