Sean Babas

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Sean Babas
Sean Babas Portrait.png
Born Roman Timishanko
(1992-02-06) February 6, 1992 (age 24)
Moscow, Russia
Occupation Film Director
Years active 2010–present
Website www.seanbabas.com

Sean Babas is a commercial, music video, and motion picture film director.[1] In his teenage years, he directed over 100 projects that aired on BET, E!, Vevo, and YouTube. He also directed music videos shown on MTV.

Biography[edit]

Sean Babas in 2014

Sean Babas was born on February 6, 1992 in Moscow, Russia, and was adopted from an orphanage at the age of 2. He was then raised in the suburbs of Troy, Michigan. By the time he had graduated high school, his work had already been played on network television and screened at national film festivals. After a year living in Chicago and attending Columbia College Chicago for one semester, he then moved to California.

He has worked with record labels and recording artists including Young Money (YMCMB),[2] Twista, Christina Grimmie, Big Sean, Yung Joc, Royce Da 5'9, Dallas Lovato, and more.

He has established himself as a national music video and commercial director, having also done spots for Monster Energy, Doritos and Chevrolet's Camaro.

In 2011, he worked in hand with Brian Teefey, step-father of Selena Gomez, to direct Christina Grimmie's debut music video for "Advice" under his company, LH7 Management.

Present day[edit]

Sean is continuing commercial and music video work as he transitions into narrative filmmaking in Los Angeles, California

[3] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [7] [8] [3] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] [19] [20] [21] [22] [23] [24] [25] [26] [27] [28] [29] [30] [31] [32]

Awards[edit]

Directed 2 of top 18 music videos of 2011 named by TuneLab [33]

  • Westfall "Industrial Rodent"
  • Otto Vector "Charlie Mix"
  • Directed 1 of 5 music videos screened at 2010 Florida Music Festival
  • Directed #1 music video on MTV - KDrew - "One"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview with Sean Babas (Director) December 5, 2010 « Muen Magazine". Muenmagazine.net. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Lil Twist – Understand Me (Freestyle) [Music Video]". Young Money Fansite. Retrieved 2015-09-14. 
  3. ^ a b c "About - Sean Babas - Film Director". Sean Babas. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  4. ^ "212 Motion Films » Director". 212mf.com. Archived from the original on August 10, 2011. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  5. ^ "Menknowcars.Com". Fooyoh.com. 2010-01-31. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  6. ^ "Yung Joc, Final Draft & JBAR "Do It" Official Music Video (Dir. by Sean Babas)". Frequency. 2001-09-11. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  7. ^ a b "Work - Sean Babas - Film Director". Sean Babas. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  8. ^ a b "ChrisCo ft. Royce Da 5'9" & Crooked I "Good Time" [Video] | Aftermath Entertainment". Aftermathmusic.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  9. ^ "Chris Shields "Rush" Official Music Video (Dir. by Sean Babas) « danetworkaz". Danetworkaz.wordpress.com. 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  10. ^ "Welcome joanred.com - Hostmonster.com". Joanred.com. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  11. ^ [1][dead link]
  12. ^ "Big Sean Hometown Heroes... Live at the Fillmore". Talk Of Detroit. Archived from the original on May 11, 2011. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  13. ^ [2][dead link]
  14. ^ "Behind the scenes picture Christina Grimmie (บันเทิงตะวันตก)". Siam Zone. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  15. ^ "Laura Jean "This Year" Music Video (Dir. by Sean Babas". November 2009. 
  16. ^ "Final Draft". HIP Video Promo. 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2015-12-11. 
  17. ^ ""To whom it may concern" Baron Davis Commercial for RSOA". 
  18. ^ "The Doritos commercial from Christina and Dallas : Christina Grimmie". Christinagrimmieofficial.com. 2011-11-21. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  19. ^ "One | KDrew | Music Video". MTV. 2012-01-12. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  20. ^ [3][dead link]
  21. ^ "WestFall – Industrial Rodent – DetroitMusic.TV - Celebrating the Best From The World's #1 Music City". Detroitmusic.tv. 2011-04-26. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  22. ^ "VIDEO John Blu "Cologne" Music Video Feat. Twista | Official Premiere | AAU Records Sean Babas Directed | R&B Music NEws". CollegeDJ. 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  23. ^ "Frequency Fifty Four – Last Call – DetroitMusic.TV - Celebrating the Best From The World's #1 Music City". Detroitmusic.tv. 2011-04-25. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  24. ^ [4][dead link]
  25. ^ "OttO Vector – Charlie Mix – DetroitMusic.TV - Celebrating the Best From The World's #1 Music City". Detroitmusic.tv. 2011-04-26. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  26. ^ "WestFall "Industrial Rodent" Official Music Video (Dir. by Sean Babas) | Video Youtube - NMETV Latest Music Videos and Clips". Nme.Com. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  27. ^ [5][dead link]
  28. ^ "GHOSTS OF AUGUST - SCARS (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO) | Video Youtube - NMETV Latest Music Videos and Clips". Nme.Com. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  29. ^ "Edisun "Wide Awake" Official Music Video | Video Youtube - NMETV Latest Music Videos and Clips". Nme.Com. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  30. ^ "WeLoveAlli's favorites on SoundCloud - Create, record and share your sounds for free". Soundcloud.com. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  31. ^ "Find Me [Album] - Christina Grimmie (+ EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW)". HypeTune.com. 2011-08-25. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 
  32. ^ https://web.archive.org/20110810172953/http://212mf.com/directors. Archived from the original on August 10, 2011. Retrieved June 19, 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  33. ^ "Vote: 2011 Music Video of the Year - tunelab". Tunelab.com. 2011-12-20. Retrieved 2012-09-12. 

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