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Romantic Mysticism: The Music of Billy Goldenberg (2022)
Official Trailer Editor, Titles/Graphics Manager • Dreamfever Entertainment
Gary Gerani's feature-length documentary explores the life and musical creations of Billy Goldenberg, a celebrated, multi-award winning composer and arranger best known for his innovative work in television, the movies, and on Broadway.
Tiedeman is the Titles/Graphics Manager on Romantic Mysticism: The Music of Billy Goldenberg and also edited the official trailer which you can see here. The full-length doc is available from Kino Lorber as a Blu-ray extra on The UFO Incident starring James Earl Jones and Estelle Parsons. DVD Talk describes Romantic Mysticism as "an invaluable document" and Geek Vibes Nation says, "This may be even more enjoyable than the main feature." The film was awarded Best Documentary Feature by the 2023 Cannes World Film Festival and has been nominated for a 21st Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award.
Emmy-winning composer Billy Goldenberg may be best known for his work on TV's Kojak, Night Gallery, Columbo and Duel (An action-thriller directed by Steven Spielberg). The cast of Romantic Mysticism includes Estelle Parsons, John Badham, David Shire, Robert Wagner, Alan Bergman, & Lalo Schifrin.
Sorority Babes in the Slimeball
Bowl-O-Rama 2 (2022)
Associate Producer • Full Moon Features
The babes are back and so is everyone's favorite wish-grantin', murder-lovin' mischievous gremlin, the Imp! Directed by Brinke Stevens and starring Kelli Maroney (Night of the Comet). Sean is the associate producer of this sequel to the 1988 horror comedy. Now streaming on Full Moon Features, Tubi, and Amazon Prime Video. The Blu-ray/DVD will be released April 11th, 2023. It's a MUST-SEE for B movie fans! Sean saw the original film on TV in 1991 (USA Up All Night) and the experience cemented his love for the creativity and magic that low-budget movies can offer.
Sean was also an Associate Producer on Full Moon's Evil Bong (2006) starring Tommy Chong and was an Executive Producer on Gingerdead Man 3: Saturday Night Cleaver (2011) and Trophy Heads (2014).
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004)
Camera Operator • Bravo Network
Sean Tiedeman filmed two interview segments, one in Bangor, Maine, with legendary author Stephen King and the other in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania with filmmaker George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Creepshow).
Both interviews were included in the Bravo Network TV Special, The 100 Scariest Movie Moments. The program, produced by Tony Timpone and Kaufman Films, is a five-show series which became the network's highest rated original series of 2004. Bloody Disgusting published a new retrospective article titled 10 Reasons We Still Love Bravo’s 100 Scariest Movie Moments Almost 20 Years Later. Stephen King makes the list at #4 and George A. Romero is #2. In 2017, Dread Central posted never-seen-before outtakes Sean filmed for the TV special! Click Here to see it!
Other notable interviewees include Peter Jackson, Jennifer Tilly, Rob Zombie, John Carpenter, Courteney Cox, Clive Barker, Wes Craven, Bruce Campbell, Guillermo del Toro, and Rob Reiner. "The single best primer on horror cinema that has ever aired on TV." - Decider.com
The King of Arcades (2014)
Director, Editor, Producer • Tiedebaby Films • Amazon Prime Video • GOG.com • Thrilz TV
Sean Tiedeman successfully raised over $47,000 on Kickstarter for his first full-length feature documentary The King of Arcades. Co-produced by Adam F. Goldberg, creator of The Goldbergs on ABC, the nostalgic film has met with great success. The King of Arcades premiered to a sold out crowd at The Sands Casino Resort (Frank Banko Alehouse) in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and had a limited theatrical run across the country. The movie appeared on several critics' top five lists of the best video game documentaries. Click here to see an awesome review of The King of Arcades by GameKings on Comedy Central/Dutch TV. You can stream the doc via Amazon Prime Video, Thrilz TV, GOG.com and the DVD can be purchased at this link. Additional streaming services will be available summer '23.
Richie Knucklez stars as The King of Arcades alongside co-stars Walter Day, Billy Mitchell, Eugene Jarvis, and Jerry Buckner. "Easily one of the best documentaries of the year." - Liquid Cheese Magazine
The 100 Greatest Console Games: 1988-1998 (2022)
Contributing Author • Schiffer Publishing
Brett Weiss's new book The 100 Greatest Console Video Games : 1988–1998 is now available! 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 chapters: Crash Bandicoot (PS1) and Spyro The Dragon (PS1). Order now at the following retailers: Target Amazon Walmart Author's Official Site Barnes & Noble Schiffer Publishing
This book is a sequel to Brett Weiss's bestselling book, The 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977 - 1987.
Everything's Jake (2000)
Associate Producer, Trailer Re-edit, End Credit Scroll, DVD Authoring • Warner Bros., Lightyear Ent.
In this heartwarming film from director Matthew Miele, writer/producer Chris Fetchko, and Warner Bros. Home Video, homelessness is shown in a different light and illustrated with memorable performances from Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters), Debbie Allen, Robin Givens, Lou Rawls, and Phyllis Diller.
Tiedeman was an Associate Producer of Everything's Jake and re-edited the official trailer, prepared the end title crawl,co-authored the DVD for Warner Bros. and Lightyear Entertainment, contributed to the DVD artwork, and edited a music video featuring musician Bret Alexander to help promote the motion picture.
Click here to watch Ernie Hudson promoting Everything's Jake on ABC's The View or view the film now on Tubi! "Everything's Jake ends up surprising mainstream audiences with just how good an independent, low-budget venture can be." - The Trades
30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story (2017)
Director of Photography, Camera Operator, Indiegogo Campaign Trailer Editor • Indican Pictures
In the 1980’s a bunch of underground cartoonists parodied a popular doll (whose name can’t be spoken). The resulting commercial trading cards/stickers tapped into an international zeitgeist that was brewing in a young generation who felt that this product spoke to the revulsion they had for the corporate pop culture that was being fed to them. Learn the truth behind the myth of The Garbage Pail Kids.
Sean traveled with the crew to Texas, Oregon, NYC, California and beyond working as camera operator and Director of Photography. Some of the interviews were filmed on the Sony Lot in Los Angeles, California! Tiedeman's wife, Krystle-Dawn, served as a producer. Check out the Indiegogo campaign trailer filmed & edited by Sean Tiedeman. This video helped the creative team raise over $41,000 on Indiegogo!
The documentary enjoyed a limited theatrical run and is available now from Indican Pictures. The interview subjects include John Pound, Pulitzer Prize winner Art Spiegelman, Debbie Lee Carrington, Tom Bunk, Gary Gerani, Len Brown, Mackenzie Astin, Adam F. Goldberg, and James Warhola.
Brutal Massacre: A Comedy (2007, 2020 Re-release)
Documentarian, Video, DVD and Blu-ray Authoring (2020), Subtitles, Actor, Production Assistant, Filmed, edited, and chopped two 'Making of' Featurettes • Anchor Bay • Mena Films
Director Stevan Mena tells the story of Harry Penderecki, a once heralded horror auteur, hasn't had a hit film in years. He's given one last chance to redeem himself with what could be his best or last picture.
Sean Tiedeman worked on set in various positions including documentarian, production assistant and appeared on-screen as the popcorn clerk & the Look-Out! clown as a cameo role. Tiedeman also filmed and edited two featurettes included on the DVD and Blu-ray, Behind the Scenes of Brutal Massacre (2008) & On The Set of Brutal Massacre (2020).
Brutal Massacre: A Comedy's cast includes (l to r) David Naughton (An American Werewolf in London), Gerry Bednob (The 40-Year-Old Virgin), and Brian O'Halloran (Clerks). Ellen Sandweiss, Ken Foree, and Gunnar Hansen also co-star.
The Badlees: Renew and Rewind (2002, TV Special)
Editor, Camera Operator • WB38 • FOX
An Aegis award-winning TV special, Renew and Rewind was a live concert event featuring The Badlees which aired on the WB, Service Electric Cable TV, and FOX affiliated networks. Filmed by a crew at the Hammerstein Ballroom Manhattan Center in New York City, Sean Tiedeman worked at [K] Studios as an editor on the project, filming and editing several segments including the show’s opening. Click here to check out a song from the concert: Running Up That Hill.
The live concert event was also released on a limited edition DVD and re-ran on Service Electric Cable TV.
The Stage TV (2003-2013)
Director, Editor, Writer, Producer • Service Electric & Blue Ridge Cable TV
The Stage is a Telly Award winning music television program. The show aired successfully for ten years on Service Electric Cable and Blue Ridge Cable - hitting over 1.5 million homes weekly. The CVC Report called The Stage, “…one of the best produced regional shows...” The show has has hosted several notable special guests for exclusive interviews including Daryl Hall and John Oates, Godsmack, 3 Doors Down, The Bacon Bros., Vanilla Ice, Adam Duritz, Breaking Benjamin, Lisa Loeb, Seether, The Flaming Lips, and Weird Al Yankovic.
Man vs Snake: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler (2015)
DVD Authoring, Blu-ray menu design, Additional footage, Director of Photography for the featurette: Rick Carter & Richie Knucklez • Playland Pictures, FilmBuff
Man vs. Snake tells the story of Tim McVey who in 1984, on a single quarter (and over forty-four hours of non-stop play) was the first person in history to score over one billion points on the arcade game Nibbler.
Now middle-aged and out of shape, Tim discovers that reclaiming the Nibbler title will not be easy. Packed with unexpected twists and turns, the film proves a powerful tale of the triumph of the human spirit.
Tiedeman created the menus for the Blu-ray and DVD and was credited as Director of Photography on Rick Carter & Richie Knucklez, a bonus featurette included on the discs. Sean was also credited for providing and filming additional footage that was used in the movie.
The poster features artwork from the legendary Don Bluth! The film is directed by Andrew Seklir and Tim Kinzy of Battlestar Galactica (2004), Eureka (2006), and Westworld (2016) fame.
Angus Scrimm Lifetime Achievement Award Video Presentation (2014)
Editor • New York City Horror Film Festival (Tribeca Cinemas, NYC)
Click here to see The Tall Man from the Phantasm series give Sean a special thanks (!) during his Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech! Sean edited a video tribute which was included in his award presentation. Throughout Angus's magnificent career, Sean chopped several highlight reels for the actor. Although Mr. Scrimm is often frightening in his film and TV roles, he was always such a wonderfully warm, kind, and inspiring person in real life. “Booooyyy!”
Sean also edited Lifetime Achievement Presentations for Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog, Escape from NY), Tony Todd (Candyman), Sean Cunningham (Director of Friday the 13th), and Tom Atkins (Halloween III) - Michael J. Hein Award.
Throughout Sean's high school career, Phantasm was one of his favorite films and a poster for Phantasm II hung over his bed for many years. 🤣
Documentarian, Video, Associate Producer, Production Assistant • Osiris Ent., Shoreline Entertainment, Quixotic Endeavors
Like pieces of a puzzle falling into place, director Matthew Miele assembled a top line ensemble cast that comes together in a crowded and smokey New York City bistro.
Tiedeman worked on set in various roles including documentarian, Associate Producer, and production assistant. He also directed, filmed, and edited the featurette, Eavesdrop: A Conversation with Matthew Miele which was included on the DVD released by Osiris Entertainment and Bayview Films.
Eavesdrop features an all-star cast including Chris Parnell, Wendie Malick, Anna Chlumsky, Ted McGinley, Alan Ruck, Lynn Cohen, Aasif Mandvi, and Tovah Feldshuh.
Bereavement (2010, 2020 Re-release)
Documentarian, edited and filmed the 35 minute featurette The Making of Bereavement, Grip & Electric Swing, Set Dresser: Second Unit, Animal Handler: Second Unit, Filmed and edited the Exit Polls TV Spot • Anchor Bay Ent., Crimson Films
Stevan Mena's prequel to Malevolence, Bereavement, was released in theaters across the USA. The film tells the horrific account of 6 year old Martin Bristol, abducted from his backyard swing and forced to witness the brutal crimes of a deranged madman.
Sean directed, filmed, and edited the 35 minute featurette, The Making of Bereavement and created the Exit Polls theatrical TV spot. On set, Tiedeman worked in several aspects of the production including Grip & Electric Swing, Set Dresser: Second Unit, & Animal Handler: Second Unit.
In her role as Allison Miller, Bereavement marked the first starring role for world-renowned actress Alexandra Daddario. The cast also includes Michael Biehn, Peyton List, Brett Rickaby, and John Savage.
Plank Face (2016)
Executive Producer • Bandit Motion Pictures
A man is captured by a family of feral wood-dwelling cannibal women who want to make him their new alpha male. Can they successfully break him or will he find their wild ways enticing?
Sean Tiedeman became a huge fan of filmmaker Scott Schirmer after seeing Found in 2012. Years later, Tiedeman is very proud to serve as an Executive Producer on Schirmer's third feature, Plank Face.
Although a wonderful work of art, Plank Face is not for the faint of heart. Seriously ;)
"It’s a simple tale, but one that will definitely leave a deep, gushing wound in those brave enough to take this trip into the abyss, leaving all humanity behind."- Ain't It Cool News
Passfire: The Movie, The Series, & Maximum Load (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)
DVD Authoring, Associate Producer • Veverka Bros. Productions
Passfire is the world's first definitive documentary on fireworks. The crew traveled to twenty three
countries on six continents to experience the planet's most amazing fireworks and celebrate the people who make them.
Sean was an Associate Producer on Passfire: The Movie and Passfire The Series: Season 2. Tiedeman also authored the DVDs for Passfire: The Movie, Passfire: The Series (Seasons 1 & 2), and Passfire: Maximum Load.
Jesse and Jeremy Veverka's documentary feature Passfire is one of the most significant documentaries on the subject ever produced. It's now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
Malevolence 3: Killer (2018)
Associate Producer, DVD/Blu-ray Featurettes, Grip & Electric Swing, Locations, Casting, Sound Recordist • Mena Films
Malevolence 3: Killer starring Katie Gibson and featuring Adrienne Barbeau, marks the much anticipated final entry in Stevan Mena's Malevolence franchise.
Sean worked on set as a Sound Recordist, Location Scout, Grip & Electric Swing, and Associate Producer. Tiedeman filmed and edited several featurettes included on the Blu-ray/DVD including a 'Making of' segment and Composing Killer, a documentary short.
Actor Kevin McKelvey reprises his role as Special Agent Perkins in Stevan Mena's Malevolence 3: Killer. Now streaming on Peacock and Tubi and also available on Blu-ray/DVD from Mena Films.
George A. Romero's Iron City Asskickers (1998, 2021)
Editor • Final Composite • DVD Authoring • Subtitles
Sean Tiedeman edited this proof-of-concept reality-style TV show alongside legendary director George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Creepshow). "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 authored the DVD and edited George Came To My House, a featurette which is included on the disc.
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).
Iron City Asskickers stars J.B. Destiny, Big Poppa Gator, Lori Cardille (Day of the Dead), Kyra Schon (Night of the Living Dead) and George A. Romero himself. Romero and crew traveled from Pittsburgh to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to work with editors Sean Tiedeman and Scott Krycia.
Flying Spiders (In Production, 2024)
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. Flying Spiders was written by Krystle-Dawn Willing and will be directed by Tiedeman. Visit Flying Spiders on IMDb and check out the Dread Central article here! For more information: email@example.com
"They're tired of being stepped on." Artwork by Marc Schoenbach.
RoboDoc: The Creation of Robocop (Early 2023)
Executive Producer • Cinedigm • Screambox
RoboDoc: The Creation of RoboCop docuseries gets a streaming deal! Sean is noted as an Executive Producer in the official press release from Deadline.com which you can read here.
The documentary is produced by Gary Smart, directed by Chris Griffiths and Eastwood Allen featuring interviews with 41 crew and 26 cast members. Who wouldn't buy that for a dollar? The project, six years in the making, is set to launch soon on Cinedigm’s horror streaming service Screambox and then on digital platforms soon after.
Featuring new interviews with cast and crew, including stars Peter Weller, Diane Robin, Ronny Cox, Nancy Allen, Ray Wise, and director Paul Verhoeven.
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