Sean Hood on:
Sean is a screenwriter, filmmaker, and artist. His best screenplays are psychological thrillers, including an adaptation of Alice Blanchard's Breathtaker for John Wells/Warner Brothers and his original screenplay Nelie Bly for Sobini Films/Lions Gate, based on the life of Elizabeth Jane Cochran.
As a filmmaker, Sean has
always worked from both sides of his brain. While at Brown University, he completed a double major in pure mathematics and
studio art. Later in Los
spent several years working in the film industry as a set dresser, prop
assistant and art director. He began writing and directing his own films in
1992 through his work with Filmmaker's Alliance and continued his studies at USC's school of
Cinema/Television, graduating in 1997 with an MFA in production. His Short Film
(writer/director), The Shy and The Naked won a grant from the Sloan Foundation as well as a CINE Golden
Eagle award. The story investigates the underlying creative similarities of
mathematicians and artists.