Title: Director, Starlet
Sean Baker is a New York native and a graduate of NYU film school. He directed the award-winning and Spirit Award-nominated films Take Out and Prince of Broadway. The latter was named one of the best films of 2010 by the Los Angeles Times. It 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. His latest film Starlet marks the lead role debut of Dree Hemingway and is being released in North America on October 26th by Music Box Films. 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.