Riina Mikkonen (b. 1978) has Master’s Degree from University of Turku, Finland, in Media Studies. She has studies also in Literature, Art History, Gender Studies and Information Studies in University of Tampere, Finland and University of Barcelona, Spain. She’s been working for Tampere Film Festival since 2004, first as a press coordinator and then as a programmer.
Riina Mikkonen has edited several books and festival catalogues. She has published several articles on cinema and reviewed films and books. She’s been worked as jury member at few European short film festivals.