Sean Gallagher is a documentary filmmaker & editor based out of Albany, NY. He works as the Lead Content Producer at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, NY.
His first feature-length documentary, Brothers of the Black List (2014), was presented by Jonathan Demme and screened at DOC NYC, DocuWest, Dallas International Film Festival and was awarded 'Best Documentary' at the Catskill Mountains Film Festival.
Sean was a recipient of the 2008 Merit for 'Artistic Contribution to Social Justice' by the SUNY Oneonta Department of Africana & Latino Studies. In 2011, he was chosen by Westchester Magazine as one of "Westchester's Wunderkinds", professionals under the age of 30 noted for their ideas, ambitions and community involvement. In 2014, Sean served as a co-organizer of TEDxSingSing, one of the first TEDx events to be held inside a maximum security prison.
Sean lives in Albany, NY with his wife and two dogs.
He thinks it’s weird to write in the the third person.