Director, Sean White
Sean F. White is an award-winning photographer, cinematographer and film
director whose assignments and personal projects take him to all corners of the
globe. From indigenous cultures to extreme engineering, from adventure sports to nature’s splendors on seven continents, Sean embraces his subjects with passion and wonder.
His work is internationally acclaimed for its exceptional storytelling and unique
visual style. Credits include National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel,
History Television, BBC, APT, PBS, OLN, NHK, CH4, TV5, Sports Illustrated, GQ, Men’s Journal, National Geographic Adventure, Outside Magazine, and many others.
In addition to shooting and directing, Sean is a pioneer in developing camera systems and techniques to capture unique aerial, underwater, time-lapse, high-speed, and point-of-view perspectives for his assignments. He now works in stereoscopic 3D and has developed a range of customized 3D camera systems for documentary acquisition.
Sean is the creator of several cult adventure films including “Beyond Gravity” (2000), “Into the Thunder Dragon” (2002), and “Never Ending Thermal” (2004) for which he was named to Outside Magazine’s list of Top Ten Adventure Filmmakers.
An avid adventurer, Sean has pursued his love for mountaineering, paragliding, surfing, and mountain unicycling all over the world. When he’s not traveling, he spends as much time as possible at home in Tofino, BC, Canada.