Sean S. Baker

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Sean S. Baker
Born Sean S. Baker
New York
Education B.A. in Film Studies, New York University
Occupation Director, cinematographer, producer, writer, editor
Years active 2000–present

Sean Baker is an American feature film/TV director and co-creator of Greg the Bunny. He is best known for the independent feature films Prince of Broadway, Take Out and Starlet.


A New York based filmmaker, Baker received his B.A. in Film Studies from New York University.[1][2]

He directed the award-winning and Spirit Award-nominated films Take Out (co-directed by Shih-Ching Tsou) and Prince of Broadway. The latter was named one of the best films of 2010 by the Los Angeles Times, and won Grand Jury Prize at the Los Angeles Film Festival and Woodstock Film Festival, and Special Jury Prize at Locarno International Film Festival. Lee Daniels (PRECIOUS) presented the film.

Baker's second career lies in mainstream comedy television. He co-created the Fox and IFC series Greg the Bunny, and most recently directed, wrote and executive produced the MTV series Warren the Ape.

Baker's fourth feature, Starlet, stars Dree Hemingway and was released on November 9, 2012 in the US by Music Box Films. Tangerine, Baker's most recent film, premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in 2015. The film was shot entirely on the iPhone 5s.[3]


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  3. ^ Setoodeh, Ramin (23 January 2015). "Sophisticated ‘Tangerine,’ Shot on iPhone 5s". Retrieved 28 January 2015. 

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