Born in Finnland in 1973. He's one of the most acclaimed and distinctive Finnish film makers.
In addition to having been awarded for feature films such as A Man's Job and Producing Adults (2004) Salmenperä's esteemed career also includes the direction of remarkable Finnish television series e.g. Pioneer (2006) for YLE and Freefall (2002) with the improvisational theatre group Stella Polaris.
Starting from the short film Ferry Go Round (2001), done as a school practical work and selected into the Cannes film festival, Salmenperä's films have received many film industry awards as well as high praises in Finland and abroad. (The Match Factory)