Sean Michael Beyer

Los Angeles, California, United States


Beyer originally supported himself performing singing telegrams and dressing as cartoon characters for children’s parties, before moving to Southern California from the small Northern California town of Grass Valley in 1989. Beyer created his production company Eye Scream Films in 2000, producing a number of award-winning projects, including the “Callous Sentiment” segment of the feature “Visions of Horror”, winning awards for his editing and sound design work; “Rapid Guy Movement” a short speed dating spoof short, picked up by MTV’s Logo Network; and the music video “Pain” for the group Four Star Mary, which aired on MTV and M2 in Europe for many years. 2005 marked his feature film writing & directorial debut, with the intense drama, “Down the P.C.H.” starring Guillermo Diaz (“Weeds”, “Half Baked”, NBC’s “Mercy”), Elaine Hendrix (“The Parent Trap”, “Joan of Arcadia”) and Lin Shaye (“There’s Something About Mary”, “Detroit Rock City”) picking up worldwide distribution, all while being made for a mere $40,000! His second film, “Resurrection Mary” stars Kevin G. Schmidt (“Alvin and the Chipmunks”, “Young and the Restless”, “Cheaper by the Dozen”), Golden Globe Winner Sally Kirkland and character actor Richard Riehle (“Office Space”, “Grounded for Life”), is based upon the famous Chicago Urban Legend, and is also available worldwide through Anchor Bay Entertainment. Beyer took on editorial duties and produced the behind-the-scenes featurette for the campy thriller “The Telling” starring Bridget Marquardt and Holly Madison, best known as Playboy’s “Girls Next Door”, inking distribution with Sony Pictures. Online, Beyer is one of the creators and director of the hit web comedy, “Poor Paul”, in which he also plays the role of Mr. Ted, Paul’s neurotic father. His latest project, currently entitled “In Search of My Father” is a documentary about his real life journey to find his real father, whom he’s never met.