Suvi West (b.1982) graduated from the Media Study program of the Sámi Education Insitute in 2005. She has worked as a freelance director, scriptwriter and editor. Among other she has directed four 30-minute documentaries that have travelled internationally. She is also a creator of the 8-part TV series Märät Säpikkäät (2012) which introduced young Sámi people in a humorous way and was nominated the best TV series of 2012.