Sean Hanish is the WGA Award-nominated writer, producer and director of
the Emmy and Critics’ Choice nominated, Satellite Award-winning film RETURN TO ZERO.
Based on a true story, RETURN TO ZERO earned an Emmy nomination for its star, Minnie Driver, along with Critics’ Choice and Satellite Award nominations for her phenomenal performance. Sean was also recognized with a Writers Guild Award nomination for best long form original screenplay.
The short films Sean wrote and directed, “Sales Tribe Grachecki” and “Real Men”, have earned awards both domestically and internationally and his ensemble play “Acts of Contrition” had sold-out runs in both New York and Los Angeles.
After studying under master film theorist David Bordwell at the University of Wisconsin, he completed his Master of Arts at the University of Southern California School of Cinema- Television.