Sean Claffey Director/DP Sean has come up in the industry working with the top directors and producers in the film and commercial world. Sean has worked on over 1000 commercials, Music Video's, Documentaries and corporate Docs, from Art Director and Production Designer to Shooter, lighting designer and Director and Producer and has been privileged to work with the Coen brothers on their Cleo nominated spot "tourist", Spike Lee's NBA, TNT, NHL, Lucas films LTD. The entire Star Wars spots for episode 1 and 2 for Gray advertising. Sean Has Produced 10 and Directed 8 Pilots.
Mr. Claffey has directed Homeless to Happiness that exposes the shunned world of the people who live without shelter. Also, Financial Physician a show where people in financial crisis through no fault of their own are saved and lives are reclaimed. Sean is also in the development of a show called Hope and Valor exploring the world of the Volunteer Fire Fighter. Sean has brought two of his worlds together he became a first responder and professional in the film industry in the late 1980’s. “It is a true dream to be able to tell the story of the lives of the people we call when we are unable to help ourselves and show what they risk and their sacrifice to help strangers and all hours of the day and night without any monetary reward“ Sean is currently an active New York State Fire Fighter stationed in the town of Ocean Bay Park.
“Teaming up With David Pederson of supersize me fame to being able to expose the truth on such a paramount Issue confronting us today such as poverty and the fall of the middle class is an exciting challenge, This documentary will hopefully help create the change needed for us to keep the faltering American dream alive. This is something that affects us all and of which none of us are immune“
Sean’s mission as a Filmmaker Storyteller, To tell stories of the oppressed and voiceless, to shine a light into the darkness and expose oppression wherever it may be. To teach and inspire greatness in others, to give knowledge so others may improve their lives and the lives of their families.