Sami Sänpäkkilä aka Es lives and works near the forests of Tampere, Finland. He is a musician, film-maker and the head of Fonal Records.
To date he has released five full length releases under the name Es. Sami Sänpäkkilä has made numerous short films, music videos. He is the cinematographer of the widely acclaimed indie feature from Finland Samurai Rauni Reposaarelainen and the director of documentary The Goodiepal Equation.