Sean Fine

Biography: Sean and Andrea Fine are Academy Award-nominated directors and three-time Emmy award winners. Sean is a director/cinematographer, and Andrea is a director/writer. They have been producing, directing and shooting documentaries for the finest outlets in television and film. They have worked in over thirty countries, from dangerous war zones to the Arctic Circle, to bring unknown human stories to the screen. The Fines’ film War/Dance won the 2009 Best Documentary and Best Cinematography Emmy and was nominated for the 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. War/Danceʼs direction, cinematography and story were honored with over eighteen awards, including the Sundance Film Festival’s award for Best Documentary Direction. War/Dance tells the amazing story of the power of music to heal and transform the lives of children living in Uganda’s war zone. A few of the awards that have honored the Fines’ unique style have been Sundance Film Festival’s Best Documentary Direction; National Emmy Award; Hot Docs Film Festival’s Audience Award; Chicago Film Festival’s Outstanding Cinematography; Full Frame Film Festival’s Audience Award; The Haskell Wexler Award for Cinematography; Philadelphia Film Festival’s Best Director; Best Non-Fiction Film in Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival.


Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
War/Dance (2008 – Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine).

Pigeon Murders (2000 – Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine);
True Dads (2004 – Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine);
War/Dance (2007 – Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine);
Built for the People (2008 – Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine);
Lindsey Vonn: In the Moment (2011 – Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine);
Inocente (2012 – Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine);
Life According to Sam (2013 – Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine).