Iiro Seppänen

Iiro Seppänen (born July 13, 1975) is a Finnish producer, director and author. After successful careers as a master magician and professional BASE jumper,[1] Seppänen turned his talents to filmmaking and since 2005 has produced two award-winning documentaries (The Ground is the Limit and Journey to the Center), more than 50 hours of prime time TV entertainment, the CBS transmedia micro-series The Courier, [2] and executive produced the 2011 Robert De Niro film, Freelancers.

In 2009, Seppänen and Chinese film executive Frank Yang co-founded Pan-Pacific Entertainment, a Hollywood-based film investment, consulting and production company created to manage an independent motion picture fund, produce independent live-action and animated feature films, and provide transmedia planning and consulting. Pan-Pacific is principally engaged in the financing, production, co-production and worldwide distribution of these properties.

Personal lifeEdit

Seppänen was in a relationship with model Vera Jordanova for five years. He lived in Los Angeles before moving to Cape Town, South Africa, where he lives with his South African wife Julia, with whom he has a daughter born in 2019. The family is going to move to London in summer 2020.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rikama, Anne (2009-10-25). "Niin on jos siltä näyttää". Reader's Digest (Finnish version, "Valitut palat"). Archived from the original on 2010-04-15. Retrieved 2010-02-25.
  2. ^ "CBS to Debut Micro-Series". Washington Post. 2006-01-18. Retrieved 2008-06-06.
  3. ^ Siistonen, Miia (11 February 2020). "Kaksosten kuolema on ollut Iiro Seppäsen elämän suurin tragedia: "Emme antaneet sen viedä meitä mukanaan syvyyteen"". Anna (in Finnish). Retrieved 17 February 2020.

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