Sean Flynn is a Co-Founder and Program Director at the Points North Institute, a media arts organization that produces the Camden International Film Festival and other artist support programs that serve as a launching pad for the next generation of nonfiction storytellers. Sean received a master’s degree from MIT’s Comparative Media Studies department, where he worked as a researcher at the MIT Open Documentary Lab. Sean began his career in documentary as a producer and cinematographer working on two feature-length films, BEYOND BELIEF and THE LIST, both of which had their premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and aired on national television. In 2012, Sean was a Fulbright Senior Research Fellow in Mumbai, where he investigated the emergence of the slum tourism industry. In 2015, he was selected for the NAMAC Creative Leadership Lab.
Thesis: Evaluating Interactive Documentaries: Audience, Impact and Innovation in Public Interest Media