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Seán‌ ‌Devlin‌ ‌
叶‌ ‌世‌民

Writer / Director / Producer

Seán‌ is a first-generation Filipino-Chinese-Irish Canadian comedian and filmmaker. He worked as a Consulting Producer on the Oscar-nominated Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm; winner of the Golden Globe for Best Picture - Comedy or Musical. He wrote and directed When The Storm Fades (2018) which is currently streaming on Amazon Prime via 1091 Pictures. For that film The Director’s Guild of Canada presented Sean the Emerging Canadian Director prize at the 37th VIFF, he also earned two international jury prizes for Best Director at festivals in Liverpool and Mumbai. The film won Best Canadian Film at the 19th Gimli Film Festival and two Vancouver Film Critics’ Awards for actors in supporting roles. His debut stand-up album AIRPORTS, ANIMALS. was released by Arts & Crafts Records in July 2021. Devlin is the first comedian ever added to the artist roster at the beloved indie label which introduced the world to the work of Canadian musicians such as Feist and Broken Social Scene. The album was nominated for the 2022 JUNO award for “Best Comedy Album”  Toronto’s Now Magazine named it one of the five best Canadian comedy albums of 2021. Paste Magazine (USA) called it “One of the best comedy albums of the year” and raved: “Devlin breaks apart Western society’s racist, capitalist structure with the elegant precision of a Michelin star chef cracking open an egg... His debut ranks among the most thought-provoking and thoroughly funny comedy releases of the year.” 

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