Janiv Oskar lives in Tampere and he was born 1985 in Nurmo, Finland. He graduated as producer and sound designer from Degree Programme in Film and Television in Tampere University of Applied Sciences in 2014. Previously he worked as a physical education instructor.
Oskar is the founder of production company Isle Productions and he is the project manager in an animation company called Tussitaikurit, which is located in Tampere, Finland. Oskar has composed music for many bands and also for short films and commercials. The documentary film Iron Grandpa (Teräsvaari, 2015), which is screened at the DocPoint festival, is Oskar’s first feature documentary as a director and composer.