Seán Gleeson Seán Gleeson

Director



 photo 29fe161c-0785-4244-a42b-3e47b458fbcd.jpgD I R E C T O R
Seán comes from a fine art and acting background, studying at St Martin's School of Art before deciding to concentrate on drama. From 1989 to present has worked professionally as an actor in Theatre, Radio,TV and Film, with some experience in his early career in stunts and fight direction. He started directing for TV in 2007 and is dedicated to working in drama. He has directed such shows as BBC Drama's Casualty and Doctors, including an episode which was nominated for a 'Banff World Media Festival Award'.

DIRECTOR, BBC DRAMA, CASUALTY, BBC1

6 Double episode blocks 2014-2016
Producers; Caroline Brittain, Jonathan Phillips, Jane Wallbank, Sue Howells, Erica Hossington, Dafydd Llewelyn.
Red Button, Christmas Special Producer; Lucy Raffety

DIRECTOR, BBC DRAMA, DOCTORS BBC1
16 Blocks [48 x 28 min Eps.] from Series 9 to 14 (2007-2012)
4 Blocks in 2012. Episode; The Scales selected for Banff World Media Awards and best episode nominee for Soap Awards 2014

DIRECTOR, SHORT FILM, ‘LETTING GO’ 2010-2011
Letting Go, My first short which I adapted/wrote, produced, directed, edited and submitted for festivals. It has humbly gained honours as an official selection for London Lift-Off and silver medal for Best Short Film at Screen Stockport Festival 2011

EDUCATION
St. Martin’s School of Art
Bretton Hall College BA (Hons)

REFERRALS
Oliver Kent (Exec prod.), Erika Hossington (Prod.), Natasha Carlish (Prod.), Carol Harding (Prod.), John Yorke (GM Company Pictures)
Additional Experience
Professional actor since 1989

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