(born July 13, 1975) is a Finnish producer, director and author. After successful careers as a master magician and professional BASE jumper
, 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
, 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.