Sean makes films and takes photos. Not usually at the same time.
He's made over 40 music videos for many of Australia’s (and a few of NZ's) most acclaimed, iconic musicians including Missy Higgins, Silverchair, The Birds of Tokyo, Gin Wigmore, The Sleepy Jackson, The Living End, Kasey Chambers and Tim Finn. His music videos have racked up over 17 million views on YouTube.
Sean’s films have won accolades and screened widely. His latest, The Baby Whisperer, premiered at Screamfest LA in 2017 and Flickerfest in 2018 before hitting the festival circuit and screening internationally. His feature documentary Fantome Island, uncovering the history of an Indigenous leprosarium off the North Queensland coast, premiered at The Brisbane International Film Festival and won Best Australian Film at the Human Rights, Arts and Film Festival. It screens regularly on NITV and is frequently streamable via SBS On Demand.
Sean brings his filmmaking instincts to his photography, always striving to layer story, personality, composition and a point of view into each frame.
Sean also shares his experience as a sessional educator at the Griffith University Film School, lecturing in directing, and supervising and mentoring graduation film productions from script development through to post-production.
Sean’s work has always been driven by story and the most creative, effective way to communicate an emotional energy to an audience hungry to feel something. He infuses his work with a distinct visual identity, wonderful story insights and when possible a sly sense of humour.
Sean’s clients have included: EMI Music, Warner Music, Sony Music, John Watson Management, Eleven - A Music Company, Queensland University of Technology, Vaalia, Griffith University, Youngcare, Stronger and Smarter, Brisbane City Council, Dreamworld, The Smith Family, Tourism and Events Queensland and NDIS.