Sean hails from Hobart, Tasmania. The Loved Ones (2009) was his first feature and achieved official selection at over twenty international film festivals, winning the People’s Choice Award, Midnight Madness Category, Toronto International Film Festival (2009), The Siren Award for Best International Feature, Lund International Film Festival (2010), and The Jury Prize at Gérardmer Film Festival (2011).
The Devil’s Candy had its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, the second of his films to screen in the Midnight Madness category. The award-winning director’s latest offering was nominated for Best Motion Picture at the 2015 Sitges International Film Festival and was awarded the Prix du Public – Audience Award at the 2016 Gerardmer International Film Festival in France and Best Independent Horror at The Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards (2018).
Sean currently has a number of projects in development, including Catch, a serial killer thriller scheduled to shoot in 2022 with XYZ Films and a feature in advanced development with Doug Wick & Lucy Fisher (Red Wagon) and Endeavour Content.