SEAN HANISH (Writer/Director/Producer) is a multi-award-winning film and commercial director and has been a member of the Director’s Guild of America (DGA) since 2005. After studying under master film theorist David Bordwell at the University of Wisconsin, he completed his Master of Arts at the University of Southern California, School of Cinema/Television.
His short films which he wrote and directed, “Sales Tribe Grachecki” and “Real Men”, have garnered dozens of awards both domestically and internationally and his ensemble play “Acts of Contrition” had sold-out runs in both New York and Los Angeles.
While his passion is film, Sean has had a career as a writer, director and producer in a variety of mediums. He created and executive produced two highly-rated Prime-Time network television sports specials for CBS. He also began creating, directing and producing commercials for a wide variety of international clients such as CBS, NFL, DISNEY, NCAA, HALLMARK, LIZ CLAIBORNE and OSCAR DE LA RENTA. This experience culminated in his creating and executing multi-million dollar campaigns for the launch of the fastest-growing brand in the home-furnishings industry, CINDY CRAWFORD HOME, and the largest independent furniture retailer, ROOMS TO GO.