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Sean Gannet is a storyteller in narrative, documentary and corporate formats.
In this compilation you'll find a wide range of directing examples. Included: drama from Last Night in Rozzie, comedy from Chasing Taste, and animated documentary from Ghosts of Gowanus.
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Sean Gannet Productions worked closely with Appnexus (now Xander) to create this behind-the-scenes mission-video for their Women’s Leadership Forum in 2018. It was an honor to be a part of such an impactful event where so many amazing speakers gave us insight on intersectionality and how to create lasting change in for women in the workplace and society. Featuring Susan Herman (President, ACLU), Evan Wolfson (Founder, Freedom to Marry), and Candice Morgan (Head of Inclusion and Diversity, Pinterest).
Ronnie Russo returns to his forgotten hometown in Boston to grant his troubled childhood friend a final wish – to see his little boy before he dies. But when Ronnie learns from Joey’s ex why she refuses to bring their son to him, he despises the man Joey’s become. Before Ronnie can decide whether to stand by Joey or move on forever and not look back, he must face the truth of what happened that fateful night 25 years ago.
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Down-and-out writer Chase Guidry is transformed overnight into NYC’s next big food critic before a freak accident robs him of his senses of taste and smell. In order to keep his new-found fame and pursue the love of his life, he relies on a team of super “smellers” and tasters to fake his reviews. Riding his lie for as long as it will carry him, Chase is bound for a collapse of epic proportion.
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New York Shakespeare Exchange took on a bold project. Commission a film adaptation of all 154 Shakespearean Sonnets. Each film would be assigned a unique New York location and actor. My adaptation of Sonnet 44 was chosen to launch the release of the project.
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Co-Creating this film with Matt Suter, we are memorializing the personal histories of Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn.
The area is rich with a history of art, violence, pollution, immigrant culture, and industry. Through first-person accounts, we reveal the continual intersection of life and death and rebirth among this unique landscape.
Do you remember the joy of the 99 cent store?
In this quirky little short, a man’s nostalgia is embodied in his outfit: a paper tuxedo. He’s content living under that spell until a woman tears him out of the past, crumples him up, and tosses him into the present.
Featuring Ryan Good and Kate Holland.
When I signed on to direct 99 Cent Tuxedo I decided that the whole production should have a DIY feel. We would create in-camera effects, hand paint our sets, and go guerrilla with our tactics. The result is an immersion- a dive into the mind of a man who desperately clings to a simpler time.
When Coach decided to revamp its training videos, they wanted to take an approach that was entertaining, classy, and as stunning as their product line. Working closely with their creative team, Sean developed, wrote, and directed a series of episodes with recurring characters that informed and entertained employees all over the globe.
When I returned to The Fruitshack in Leeton, NSW, Australia, a farm at which I had worked many years ago, I heard that the backpackers there were playing goon-pong... and once I learned that "goon" was slang for box wine, we were off. I made this with the backpackers and the owner of the farm, Michael, who hosts them. If you've been to the shack, like goon, or like beer pong, you'll LOVE THIS!