Sean Patrick O'Reilly

Sean Patrick O'Reilly

producer, writer, director

Sean Patrick O'Reilly was born on Nov 26, 1974 in Canada. Sean Patrick O'Reilly's big-screen debut came with A Dangerous Man directed by Keoni Waxman in 2009.

Sean O'Reilly is founder and C.E.O. of Arcana Studios, as well as an animated movie producer and writer.Sean holds a B.Sc. in Biology from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, B.C. Canada in 1997 and a second degree in 1999 with his B.Ed. from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., completing his M.Sc. in Leadership and Administration at the University of Oregon in 2002. Sean is pursuing a Ph.D. in a Doctoral of Management Information Services and Technology.Sean created Arcana Studios in 2004, the studio turning from a one-person operation in his basement to Canada's largest comic book publisher in a year.Sean first found success in 2004, releasing five original comic titles, all of which have received international publication. In 2005, Arcana Studios won The Shuster Award for Outstanding Publisher for their first year sales. Arcana Studio was also nominated for a Harvey Award in its first year, the first occurrence since the award's creation. In 2008 Sean won the Top 40 Under 40 Award in Vancouver.O'Reilly's book series, Mighty Mighty Monsters, was announced as Canadian-based studio Bron Studios' first animated production.Sean is one of the most prolific independent comic book writers in Canada and has moved into producing and adapting his creations for movie and television.Clockwork Girl and The Gwaii, winners of the Moonbeam Award for top children's graphic novel, have been developed as CGI animated features, both of which have fallen into relative obscurity. Sean has also created a series of original animated shows for SpikeTV.

  • Birthday

    Nov 26, 1974
  • Place of Birth

    Vancouver, Canada


3 wins & 0 nominations

Leo Awards
Best Direction in an Animation Program
Winner - Leo
Heroes of the Golden Masks (2022)
Best Director
Winner - Jury Prize
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