Joni Männistö is a filmmaker and animator born in 1981 in Finland. He's a member of several Finnish animation collectives that work on commercial and artistic projects. Männistö has directed films such as The Trap (2008), Swarming (2011) and Electric Soul (2013), which have all been screened at numerous international festivals. Männistö has worked as a visiting teacher at Turku Arts Academy and he is an artistic director of Turku Animated Film Festival. He currently lives and works in Tallinn.
CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.