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Sean McNamara

Sean McNamara has been described as the creative heart and soul of the BME Production team. In Hawaii he lensed Boarding School, a new surf series he co-created for the N Channel, which combines his love for surfing and his commitment to quality television producing. A highly sought after talent, he has directed thirteen feature films including most recently, Christy Carlson Romano and Ross Thomas in MGM/Sony's The Cutting Edge 2. Before that he helmed the hit Hilary Duff New Line Cinema film Raise Your Voice.

McNamara serves as Executive Producer-writer and director of the Nickelodeon mega-hit series Just For Kicks and the Emmy nominated series That's So Raven for the Disney Channel.

Mr. McNamara also directed Disney Channel's The Even Stevens Movie for which he was nominated by the Director's Guild of America for outstanding directorial achievement. The movie is based on the successful multi-Emmy, nominated and BAFTA winning series Even Stevens which BME produced for the Disney Channel.

Mr. McNamara also credited with directing James Woods' Race To Space for Lions Gate Films, which was filmed in cooperation with NASA and the U.S. Air Force. Shot on location at Cape Canaveral and Cocoa Beach, the movie chronicles the adventures of the first chimpanzee shot into space. McNamara also helmed the Disney Channel's Treehouse Hostage starring Jim Varney of Ernest fame, and the 20th Century Fox Features Casper Meets Wendy (where he discovered Hilary Duff) and its predecessor Casper -- A Spirited Beginning. His other writer and/or director credits include P.U.N.K.S., for the Disney Channel, the theatrical success 3 Ninjas, High Noon At Mega Mountain, for Tri-Star, and The Adventures of Galgameth, Candid Camera, for King World, the FOX hit Totally Hidden Video, Hollywood Chaos, for C.T.M.K. and The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys, for CBS.

McNamara's addition TV series' credits include The Secret World Of Alex Mack, for Nickelodeon, The Adventures Of Capricorn, for the Capstone Productions- Kids Incorporated for the Disney Channel, Peepers for Stephen J. Cannell and Fox, Sightings for Henry Winkler, Hollywood Stuntmakers, for the Discovery Channel, and U.S. Customs Classified, for ABC.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Sean McNamara Facts

Birth NameSean Patrick McNamara
OccupationDirector, Producer
BirthdayMay 9, 1962 (60)
BirthplaceBurbank, California, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.