Seán is a first generation Filipino-Chinese-Irish Canadian filmmaker and comedian. He was a consulting producer on the Oscar-nominated Borat: Subsequent Movie (2020); winner of the Golden Globe for Best Picture - Comedy or Musical. For his debut feature film When The Storm Fades (2018), the Director’s Guild of Canada presented Seán with the Emerging Canadian Director prize at the 37th VIFF. The film earned Sean two international festival jury prizes for Best Director and won Best Canadian Film at the Gimli Film Festival as well as two Vancouver Film Critics’ Awards. His debut stand-up album Airports, Animals (2021) was nominated for the 2022 JUNO award for “Comedy Album of the Year''. His second feature film, Asog, is currently in post-production.
Beb Bingo Entertainment - Canada
Beb Bingo Entertainment (BBE) is a Canadian production company founded by award winning filmmaker and comedian Seán Devlin 叶 世民. BBE is committed to working with historically excluded voices on their own terms, both internationally and domestically. It focuses on politically charged comedies. The company’s current development slate includes feature films, sitcoms and a prank-based docuseries. These projects use comedy to tackle a variety of sobering subjects including climate change, immigration and the intergenerational impacts of domestic violence.
Projects in development
License by Seán Devlin (feature)
Red Moon by Bita Joudaki (feature)
Every Style of Danger by Seán Devlin (feature)
Train by Andrea Jin (feature)
Grandma’s Got a Gun by Amanda Ernst (feature)
Fur Out by Dylan Rhymer (series)
The Worlds Most Dangerous Animals by Seán Devlin and Igor Vamos (series)
Lil’ Clitty by Ese Atawo (series)
MurderBoat by Kevin Lee & Seán Devlin (series)
Ekotla: Nahe dezoa gogha (interactive project)
Projects in post-production
Asog by Seán Devlin (hybrid feature)
When The Storm Fades by Seán Devlin (hybrid feature)
Rotterdam Lab participants 2023
See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.