Edmunds Jansons is an award-winning animation film director, animator, and graphic designer. His recent films are 5 x 5 min episodes of preschool series Shammies (2015) and animated short The Isle of Seals (2014) (Jury Special Prize at the Sommets du cinéma d’animation, Montreal, Canada 2014). In the spring of 2012, Edmunds graduated from the Estonian Academy of Art, the MA masterclass of Priit Parn. In addition to his work in animation, Edmunds is a recognised and beloved children’s book illustrator. Currently, he is working on his first feature film Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs.