Sean Flynn is a documentary producer, cinematographer, and programmer. He is the Director of the Points North Documentary Forum at Camden International Film Festival and a co-founder of the DocYard screening series in Cambridge, MA. In 2012, Sean spent four months in Mumbai, India, developing new documentary projects while on a Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship. In September 2013, he will join MIT's nascent Open Documentary Lab as a research assistant and master's candidate.
Sean began his filmmaking career at Boston-based Principle Pictures as the associate producer and co-director of photography on the feature documentary Beyond Belief, which premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival and aired on Sundance Channel. As a cinematographer, Sean has worked in 15 countries – including conflict zones like Iraq, Afghanistan, Burma, and the West Bank. As a producer, he has helped garner support for numerous social issue film projects from many of the nation’s leading documentary funders, including ITVS, NEH, Cinereach, Fledgling Fund, Chicken & Egg Pictures, and the Tribeca Film Institute. Most recently, he was a producer on The List, which premiered at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.