Sean Hanish is the WGA Award-nominated writer, producer and director of RETURN TO ZERO and a multi-award-winning commercial director. His most recent feature film which he produced and directed, SISTER CITIES, premieres on Lifetime this September.

Sean has written, directed and produced commercials for a wide variety of international clients such as CBS, NFL, DISNEY, NCAA, HALLMARK, LIZ CLAIBORNE and OSCAR DE LA RENTA. His experiences culminated in his creating and executing multi-million dollar campaigns for the launch of the fastest-growing brand in the home-furnishings industry, CINDY CRAWFORD HOME, and the largest independent furniture retailer, ROOMS TO GO.

After studying under master film theorist David Bordwell at the University of Wisconsin, Sean completed his Master of Arts at the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television.

Sean has been a member of the Director’s Guild of America (DGA) since 2005 and Writers Guild of America (WGA) since 2012.