Ain Mäeots graduated from the Estonian Music and Theatre Academy in 1994. He started his career as an actor and theatre director. From 1999 until 2006 he was the artistic director of the drama department of the Vanemuine Opera, Ballet and Drama Theatre in Tartu, Estonia. He directed over 30 productions in that period.
Demons is his second feature film, preceded by Taarka (2008)