Sean Carley is an Auckland-based New Zealand/Canadian director, writer and editor of film and television.
Sean's latest short flm SHORE will premiere at the Out Takes 2011 Film Festival in Auckland and Wellington. He also wrote and edited PALACE (2008), a Bravo! short starring Lorne Cardinal (Corner Gas, Insomnia), and he wrote, directed and edited WRITERS BLOCK, a series of seven shorts for iThentic and the National Film Board of Canada.
His 17-minute short film, BED BUGS (2006), was an official selection at the acclaimed Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival and Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. Despite being shot on a shoe-string, Dread Central ( dreadcentral.com ) named BED BUGS one of the best horror shorts of 2006, giving it “an unconditional thumbs up.”
Sean's short dramatic films, FOLLOWED and DOPPELGANGER, have been financed by the Ontario Arts Council, the National Film Board of Canada and Rogers Mobile Fund. In 2008, Sean was selected as an "emerging filmmaker" for the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival's Talent Lab, for which he made a 5 minute film using a cell phone camera entitled "POP. 6 BILLION" (sponsored by Motorola).