Based in Melbourne, Australia, playwright, screenwriter and character actor, Sean McIntyre has produced and written plays which have been performed in Australia, Ireland and the United States. His play ‘A Kind of Destiny’ has twice been awarded Best Actor (JUDAS) and recently featured as a finalist at Crash Test Drama, March 2012. His short play ‘The Pickup’ was selected as a top 30 finalist from over 1100 plays for Short and Sweet (Melbourne and Sydney, 2005) – the world’s largest short play festival.
A current member of the Australian Writers Guild, his writing includes personal essays, short stories and film scripts.
In August 2010, Sean was accepted into UK’s prestigious Oxford University where he completed a 3-week intensive course in Creative Writing with UK writer Tim Pears (In a Land of Plenty) and script consultant Dr John Ballam (The Road to Harmony). His short story ‘The Tic Tac Men’ was published in an Oxford anthology titled ‘On The Grass’ and he is a regular contributor to its sister publication, 'The Turl Times'. In 2011, he was invited to present the workshop: 'Adapting Your Own Work For Stage and Screen', at 2011 Williamstown Literary Festival.
Sean is creative producer of ‘A Fistful of Scripts’, a script reading series which he created and launched at Theatre Works, St Kilda in July 2010.
Appearing in some 15 short films and feature films, as well as TVC’s and theatre, Sean has also handled media for a range of independent theatre productions, most recently Mark Andrew’s ‘Bomb The Base’ (2011 Melbourne Fringe Festival) and ‘Time’s Arrow’ (La Mama’s Carlton Court House).
He is currently collaborating with Chilean director Marco Romero to co-produce Lounge Theatre, a unique 'micro theatre' project from his new production entity, Jimmy Flinders Productions. Originated by Teatro de Cerca (teatrodecerca.com), this concept has been performed to sell-out audiences in Spain.
Sean continues to plot an assault upon New York’s off-Broadway scene, publish an anthology of his writing and holds onto his dream to spend a minimum of 6 months experiencing life as an ex-pat overseas.
Directed by Mick Lo Monaco Cast: Nadia Andary, Andrew Bongiorno, Angus Brown, Jessikah Brown, Jane Flanagan, Callan Lewis, Mick Lo Monaco, Sharni Page, Keir Saltmarsh, Charity Shaw, Simon Todman and Joanne Trentini.
Cally is not herself and she knows it. All she can do is follow the instructions as given to her by them. Maggie will understand. At least that what she hopes. Because they are beginning to run out of patience. With heryoung children in tow, six year old Olivia and four year old Benji, Cally makes a trip across town to see her sister Maggie who works at Melbourne's International Airport.
A thriller that deals with the deblilitating effects of mental illness, this short film traces a day in the life of Cally, a young mother.
A ghost story about the memories that haunt us. And the meaning we try to attach to them.
Having just learnt that INGRID has passed away after a short terminal illness, THOMAS finds himself alone in a pub haunted by her memory.
In trying to come to terms with the news he has just received, he contemplates an imaginary encounter with INGRID, projecting much of his anger and grief into a conversation that will never take place.
Screenplay | Teser Trailer Screenplay | Short Film Screenplay | Feature
Running time: TBA
LOGLINE: Most folks start with a little somethin'. He began with less than nothin'.
A man leads a woman through remote wilderness. They appear to be man and wife, however once it becomes apparent she is his captive - led by a rope, bound by the hands - the man's journey becomes one of retribution, justice and redemption.
A majority of the story is told in flashback and voiceover.
PROJECT OUTLINE | 'LESS THAN NOTHIN' - Short Film (Western)
CONCEPT | ORIGIN
Filmmakers who enjoy shooting actors in improv format, low maintenance, efficient set-up/production
Sean's Mo (no, seriously. If it's to be shaved off...it's gotta be used first. Strange re: motivations, but true).