Mr. Sean Bailey
As president of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, Sean Bailey oversees all aspects of live-action development, film production, and physical production for Walt Disney Pictures. Disney's recent releases include Aladdin, The Lion King, Hamilton, Mulan, Queen of Katwe, Togo, Cruella, and Jungle Cruise. Upcoming titles include The Little Mermaid and The Haunted Mansion.
Prior to joining Walt Disney Studios in 2010, Bailey was the founder of the transmedia company Idealogy Inc., which produced Disney's TRON: Legacy in tandem with other media ranging from the Grammy-nominated RIAA Gold-certified soundtrack by Daft Punk to a multiplatform video game and the Disney XD television series TRON: Uprising. His feature film producing credits also include Gone, Baby, Gone; Matchstick Men; The Core; The Emperor's Club; and Best Laid Plans. His screenplay, Solace, co-written with Ted Griffin and starring Anthony Hopkins and Colin Farrell, was released in 2016.
Prior to the creation of Idealogy, Bailey served as chairman and board member of LivePlanet, the company he co-founded in 2000 with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, and Chris Moore. While at LivePlanet, he executive-produced the innovative LivePlanet/HBO/Miramax series Project Greenlight, nominated for three Emmy Awards, and co-created the LivePlanet/ABC series Push, Nevada with Affleck, among other projects.
Bailey is also a member of the Sundance Institute Board of Trustees.
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