Film director, producer and journalist Jaan Tootsen was born on October 14, 1975. From 1994-1995, he studied at The Estonian Institute of Humanities, and from 1995-2000, at Tallinn University, which he graduated in radio production. From 2000-2002 he worked at the Estonian Public Broadcasting. In 2012-2016, he worked as Cultural Advisor to the President of Estonia. At the moment Jaan is working in a production company Aadam ja pojad.