Sean J.S. Jourdan
Writer | Producer | Director
Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, filmmaker Sean J.S. Jourdan now lives and works in Denver, Colorado where he relocated after receiving a MFA degree in film and video at Columbia College Chicago. Following his graduation and employment as a chemical engineer from the University of Missouri-Columbia, a lifelong interest in storytelling and human nature led him to Washington University in St. Louis where he earned a MA in drama. His work gradually developed from theater to film where he has worked as an award-winning screenwriter and director (Silver Hugo/Chicago International Film Festival, 2nd Place – Creative Screenwriting Awards, Finalist Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards, Top 5 Finalist in MTVu’s Best Filmmaker on Campus Competition, CINE Award of Excellence, among many others).
Shorts International, via iTunes, and BigStar.tv currently distribute Sean’s short films, which have also played in a number of film festivals worldwide (Raindance, Chicago International Film Festival, Montreal World Film Festival, etc).
He recently completed the local, SAG, casting for the feature film Dear Eleanor (dir. Kevin Connolly).