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Biography

 

President, Brightlight Pictures

With over 25 years of experience, Shawn Williamson has risen to the forefront of the Canadian film and television industry as a leading independent film and television producer.  A native of Vancouver, Shawn began his career as a stage manager at The Arts Club Theatre in 1983 and has since produced live events, live television and television series, as well as feature films.

In 2001 Shawn started Brightlight Pictures and has since been developing, financing, and producing feature films and television series for the domestic and international marketplace.  Shawn has filmed in a variety of international locations, including: Singapore, Croatia, Romania, France, England, Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Australia.  FIFTY DEAD MEN

WALKING (BenKingsley,JimSturgess) was produced as aCanada/UK co-production, filmed in Belfast and opened with a Gala Premier spot at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Recently, Shawn executive produced the feature film THE INTERVIEW (Seth Rogen, James Franco) for Columbia Pictures, and HORNS (Daniel Radcliffe), produced in conjunction with Mandalay Pictures and Red Granite Pictures.  Shawn also executive produced THE COMPANY YOU KEEP (RobertRedford,ShiaLaBeouf) withVoltage Pictures,andtheminiseries

DELETE(KierGilchrist,ErinKarpluk). Shawn also served as a producer on a numberof films including 50/50 (Joseph Gordon---Levitt, Seth Rogen), THEPOSSESSION (Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick), WHITENOISE (Michael Keaton), PASSENGERS (Anne Hathaway, Patrick Wilson), and WICKERMAN (Nicholas Cage).

Having most recently wrapped on producing his second season of the television series WITCHES OF EAST END (JuliaOrmond,JennaDewan---Tatum), and his first season on the new series RUSH for Fox 21.  Shawn is currently producing the feature film THE 9TH LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX (JamieDornan,Aaron Paul)withMiramax.

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