Sean Michael Beyer
Beyer originally supported himself performing singing telegrams and dressing as cartoon characters for childrenâ€™s parties, before moving to Southern California from the small Northern California town of Grass Valley in 1989. Beyer created his production company Eye Scream Films in 2000, producing a number of award-winning projects, including the â€œCallous Sentimentâ€ segment of the feature â€œVisions of Horrorâ€, winning awards for his editing and sound design work; â€œRapid Guy Movementâ€ a short speed dating spoof short, picked up by MTVâ€™s Logo Network; and the music video â€œPainâ€ for the group Four Star Mary, which aired on MTV and M2 in Europe for many years. 2005 marked his feature film writing & directorial debut, with the intense drama, â€œDown the P.C.H.â€ starring Guillermo Diaz (â€œWeedsâ€, â€œHalf Bakedâ€, NBCâ€™s â€œMercyâ€), Elaine Hendrix (â€œThe Parent Trapâ€, â€œJoan of Arcadiaâ€) and Lin Shaye (â€œThereâ€™s Something About Maryâ€, â€œDetroit Rock Cityâ€) picking up worldwide distribution, all while being made for a mere $40,000! His second film, â€œResurrection Maryâ€ stars Kevin G. Schmidt (â€œAlvin and the Chipmunksâ€, â€œYoung and the Restlessâ€, â€œCheaper by the Dozenâ€), Golden Globe Winner Sally Kirkland and character actor Richard Riehle (â€œOffice Spaceâ€, â€œGrounded for Lifeâ€), is based upon the famous Chicago Urban Legend, and is also available worldwide through Anchor Bay Entertainment. Beyer took on editorial duties and produced the behind-the-scenes featurette for the campy thriller â€œThe Tellingâ€ starring Bridget Marquardt and Holly Madison, best known as Playboyâ€™s â€œGirls Next Doorâ€, inking distribution with Sony Pictures. Online, Beyer is one of the creators and director of the hit web comedy, â€œPoor Paulâ€, in which he also plays the role of Mr. Ted, Paulâ€™s neurotic father. His latest project, currently entitled â€œIn Search of My Fatherâ€ is a documentary about his real life journey to find his real father, whom heâ€™s never met.