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"Easily one of the best documentaries of the year." - Liquid Cheese Magazine

This critically acclaimed documentary follows arcade owner and punk rockstar Richie Knucklez as he creates one of the biggest arcade phenomena in the world.

Director: Sean Tiedeman

Executive Producer: Eric Tessler

Co-Producer: Adam F. Goldberg
(Creator of The Goldbergs on ABC)

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Click each project for more info and video samples. Click here to see the full list.

About Sean Tiedeman

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Sean Tiedeman is an award-winning filmmaker who revels in popular culture.  He wears many hats (Literally. It's rare to see him not wearing one!)  Sean is a Director, Producer, Editor, Musician, Camera Operator, Graphic Artist, Author, and Cinematographer.  Whether following his own passion or helping others pursue their dreams, he gives each project his unique and enthusiastic touch.

Some of Tiedeman's current and past clients include:  The Martin Guitar Company, George A. Romero, Kaufman Films, Service Electric Cable TV, Majestic Athletic, Warner Bros., Harley-Davidson, Bravo TV, Weller Health Education Center, Fangoria Magazine, The Veverka Bros., Empire Beauty School, The von Trapps, Angus Scrimm, Anchor Bay Entertainment, NYC Horror Film Festival, Digital Justice, Blue Ridge Cable, CreatorVC Studios, Inc., MLB NetworkMarch of Dimes, MTV Books, The Badlees, filmmakers Andrew Seklir & Tim Kinzy, Gary Gerani, Stevan Mena, & Matthew Miele,

The Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal named Tiedeman in the top 20 of the region's business leaders under the age of 40.

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Iron City Asskickers Living Dead Weekend Panel

Tiedeman (far right) recalling his adventures editing Iron City Asskickers.

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Featured: Flying Spiders

Pre-production has begun!

Directed by Sean Tiedeman

Screenplay by Krystle-Dawn Willing

When flying spiders wreak havoc on a small town, it's up to the locals to contain them before the airborne arachnids take over the world.

Click here to visit Flying Spiders on IMDb.

The babes are back and so is everyone's favorite wish-grantin', murder-lovin' mischievous gremlin, the Imp! Sean is the associate producer of this sequel to the 1988 horror comedy starring Kelli Maroney and directed by Brinke Stevens.  Now available exclusively on Full Moon Features.  It will stream soon on other major platforms.  It's a MUST-SEE!
The follow-up to Brett Weiss's best-selling book, The 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987. Included is an in-depth essay contributed by Sean Tiedeman on Golden Axe for the Sega Genesis. Sean's wife Krystle-Dawn also wrote two essays: Crash Bandicoot (PS1) and Spyro The Dragon (PS1). This wonderful book is available here: Target  Amazon  Walmart  Author's Official Site  Barnes & Noble  Schiffer Publishing
6/14/22 Romantic Mysticism: The Music of Billy Goldenberg
Tiedeman is the Titles/Graphics Manager on Gary Gerani's documentary feature Romantic Mysticism: The Music of Billy Goldenberg.  Sean also edited the official trailer. The full-length doc is available from Kino Lorber as a Blu-ray extra on The UFO Incident. DVD Talk describes Romantic Mysticism as "an invaluable document" and Geek Vibes Nation says, "This may be even more enjoyable than the main feature."
6/28/21 George A. Romero's Iron City Asskickers
In 1998 Sean Tiedeman edited this proof-of-concept reality-style TV show alongside Scott Krycia and director George A. Romero.  "A pro-wrestling TV pilot featuring blue collar brawlers, babes and bimbos, and twisted story lines."

In 2021, this project was rediscovered and officially released by Cryptic Pictures and the George A. Romero Foundation on DVD and VHS. Sean also authored the DVD and created a behind the scenes featurette titled George Came To My House which is included on the DVD.

On July 3rd, 2021 Sean was included on a cast and crew panel discussing the project at The Living Dead Weekend (Monroeville Mall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania).
12/15/20 The NES Omnibus: The Nintendo Entertainment System and Its Games, Volume 1 (A–L) and Volume 2 (M-Z)
Author Brett Weiss covers the NES library in exhaustive and engaging detail. Sean contributed the following stories: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, Commando, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Marble Madness, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Rampage. Available now at Walmart, Amazon, or the author's official page! The coffee table book also features a 1,200-word foreword by The Goldbergs creator Adam F. Goldberg,
Click Here to see The King of Arcades reviewed on GameKings • Comedy Central • Dutch TV
1/5/20 Passfire: Maximum Load (2 Disc Set)
COMING WINTER 2020 in 4k: A whole new season!

Blu-ray and DVD Authoring. Click here to see the trailer!

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10/17/18 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Tony Todd (Candyman, Platoon)
The New York City Horror Film Festival

Sean edited a highlight reel for Tony Todd's award presentation at Cinépolis Chelsea. Check it out!

9/21/18 Pennywise: The Story of IT

Associate Producer

A documentary surrounding the 1990 TV mini-series entitled "IT" based upon the Stephen King novel. Currently streaming on several platforms and physical copies are available on Amazon.

5/3/18 "The Father of Videogames"

Ralph H. Baer, known as "The Father of Videogames" is the subject of our new documentary currently in development.  Read More...

7/21/17 Never-Before-Seen George A. Romero Video Outtakes

Dread Central posted never-seen-before outtakes Sean filmed for Bravo's 100 Scariest Movie Moments TV Special!  Click Here

The 2015 NYC Horror Film Festival featured Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Sean Cunningham.  Tiedeman edited his career highlights for a special video presentation.  Friday the 13th was filmed in Blairstown, NJ, a short distance from Tiedeman's childhood home.

11/14/14 Angus Scrimm (Lifetime Achievement Award)

Click Here to see The Tall Man from Phantasm give a shout-out to Sean during his Lifetime Achievement Award Acceptance Speech at Tribeca Cinemas in NYC!  Sean edited a video tribute which was included in the award presentation.