Janne SärkeläSanara Creations is the professional dimension of sound designer, producer and artist Sarana / Janne Särkelä. Janne is a graduated sound and music producer and a mechatronics engineer.

Tools: Logic, Cubase, Live, Pro Tools, Adobe product family, Final Cut, Max/MSP/Jitter, Flash/AS, CSS, HTML, PHP, Javascript, jQuery, Python, OSX/Win/Linux, Arduino, Raspberry PI, Processing, Articulate Storyline, Git, KRPano, sensor technologies, Kinect

Janne resides in Helsinki, Finland at the moment, and works at Digital Lessons Finland as the Senior Technical Developer in the field of Online Media Technologies.

Filmography on IMDB. All Sanara Creations sound and music works on Hearthis.at.

Janne acts as the secretary of Crypto Fin ry, an association which promotes 2.5 generation blockchain and FIMK cryptocurrency.

He’s the other artist behind the 1000 year GIF animation AS Long As Possible, and a founding member of the Yacht Club Records, an indie label sailing the sea of sounds.

Janne’s work has been presented on Hyperallergic, Gizmodo, Vice, Ink Tank, Fast Co.Design and many more.


  • Arctic Academy
  • Eastway
  • Ensaemble
  • Filmworks
  • FixC artists co-operative
  • HMC Indie
  • International Teletext Art Festival
  • Juha van Ingen
  • Kalevan Nuorten Liitto
  • Kansantanssin ohjaajakoulutus
  • Sarastus Media
  • Länsi-Suomi Yhtymä
  • Mun Vuoro
  • Suomen Ilmailumuseo
  • Trio Taika

Thank you to all partners and co-workers.