Anna Blom is a Finnish-Swedish filmmaker living in Helsinki. She is a director and writer focusing on both documentary and fiction films. Anna has been running her own production company ja! media production since 2004. Her background is in journalism, and she takes a special interest in issues concerning human rights, children and youth. She has made numerous critically acclaimed documentaries. Some of her more prominent works are the documentaries The Silent Singer and Remembering Lampedusa – Grief and the short fiction film Permission to Operate.