Iiris Saaren-Seppälä is a Finnish director-writer. She completed her BA degree in film narration at Lahti Institute of Design in 1997 and MA degree in screenwriting and directing at Northern Media School in the UK in 2001. She works mainly with comedic narrative. Her works have been presented in museums and festivals in Finland and internationally. Saaren-Seppälä has directed and written over 20 short fictions and worked in ca. 50 film productions since 1989. She is a founding member and a partner at Elokuvaosuuskunta Siperia (Siperia Film Productions, founded in 1998).