Pia Andell has graduated from the University of Tampere and the University of Art and Design. She has directed documentaries and fiction films for three decades. Her films often explore personal or cultural identity and love. Andell has been awarded both in Finland and internationally. Born in Turku, Andell currently lives in Helsinki. Four Trick Pony is Pia Andell and Mina Laamo’s first collaborative new media work.