Sean Kelly


Sean Kelly is a Nova Scotia-based writer, story editor, communications consultant and documentary filmmaker. He has been published in magazines and newspapers, including Saltscapes, Outpost, New Internationalist, Destinations and the Halifax Daily News, and was the founding editor of the Sustainable Times, a Canadian magazine on global issues.

Kelly has contributed to books on the environment, and edited Possible Worlds: A Reader on International Development. In 2005, he won a National Magazine Award in the Lifestyle Journalism category.

Kelly has witten and directed several documentaries, including the award-winning Cachet & Catsup: A Quick, Cheap but Tasty History of the North American Diner, which aired on CBC and won best Documentary at the Niagara Film Festival.

Kelly has also been a story consultant for documentries broadcast on CBC, Vision, Global and CTV. He was a story advisor on Breakaway: A Tale of Two Survivors, a film that won the 2001 Gemini for Best Social Documentary.


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