Mini Bio (1)
As a young man Sean was raised in the circus as an acrobat. He belonged to The Seven Alexander's teeterboard act, his father and mother served as the founders of the group. Sean having lived a storybook childhood managed to take this experience into the realm of storytelling. After retiring from the circus he became an actor and worked for many years in film and television In Los Angeles. Along with an actors sensibility his motivation to delve into the truth of what he directs is what he continually strives for in his work with actors.
Sean comes from the feature film world where he directed his first feature film after being inspired by James Cameron while working with Mr. Cameron as a VFX coordinator on "Titanic."
Sean's first film, " A Crack in the Floor" which he wrote and co-directed, stars Gary Busey and Mario Lopez. He wrote, directed and operated as DP on his second film , "Played" for Lions Gate Films. "PLAYED", featured a star studded cast, Val Kilmer, Gabriel Bryne ,Vinnie Jones, and Bruno Kirby. Sean won Best Screenplay for "Played" at the Malibu Film Festival in 2007. Being a tech geek Sean served as motion capture producer for Sony Imageworks on "Monster House" and Robert Zemeckis', "Beowulf." Sean, inspired and challenged by the growing technology went on to direct motion capture performance cinematics and voice over on the following triple "A" title video games for Xbox360, PS3 and PS Vita games; Splinter Cell: Conviction, Infamous 2, Unit 13. He also technical directed the Uncharted series for PS3 as well as Killzone 3 and Socom's Navy Seals games to mention a few. He continues to direct in this medium. Sean is always seeking new opportunities to tell stories by not limiting himself to one medium.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sean Stanek