Simon Klose was born in Sweden in 1975. He holds a law degree from Stockholm University and has studied and lived extensively in Japan and South Africa. In 2006 he released his first documentary Sweet Memories Garden Centre about car thieves in South Africa opening up a garden centre in a township. He has also directed a number of music videos and two music documentaries: Spelberoende and Standard Bearer about the Swedish rappers Timbuktu and Promoe. TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard (2013) is his latest work.