Joonas Makkonen is a Finnish director & screenwriter living in Sotkamo, East part of Finland. He was born in 1986 in Iisalmi, Finland, and he lived his childhood in a Finnish village called Vieremä.
Makkonen made his debut as a feature film director with horror-comedy Bunny the Killer Thing in 2015. His second and third feature films Gravedigger and the Random People and Johannes ei kulje Jämsän kautta (Detour to Father) are in post-production. Among the features Makkonen has directed various short films and TV ads.