Sietske Tjallingii (1973) graduated from the Rietveld Academy of Arts in Amsterdam in 1997. Since then, she directs and produces her own films with her production company Take T Productions. Her films are characterised by a sense of irony and comment on the contemporary society. Tjallingii was awarded several times and her films are screened worldwide. Her short (animation) films are often inspired by b-films.