Ira Carpelan has a master’s degree in political science. She works as a director, producer and scriptwriter and is a former journalist at the Finnish broadcasting company YLE. She was also involved in planning international aid and development cooperation projects as a former executive director of an international children and youth organisation. As a director, she is best known for her animated films Moomins and the Winter Wonderland (2017) and The Exploits of Moominpappa (2021).
- Muumipapan urotyöt / The Exploits of Moominpappa 2021
- Muumien taikatalvi / Moomins and the Winter Wonderland 2017