Sean Bailey
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Walt Disney Studios, The


President, Motion Picture Production

President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production since 2010, Bailey runs all aspects of live-action development, film production and physical production. Hits include “The Jungle Book,” “Maleficent,” “Into the Woods,” “Cinderella,” “Queen of Katwe” and “Beauty and the Beast.” Bailey worked as a writer-producer under an exclusive ABC deal from 2004 to 2008. He was also chairman of LivePlanet, a company he co-founded in 2000 with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Chris Moore and exec produced their “Project Greenlight.” In 2008, he founded Ideology Inc. to develop quality cross-platform content. Bailey has also created, packaged and developed film, television and new-media concepts for the major film studios and networks, MSN and Yahoo. His producing credits include “Tron: Legacy,” “Gone Baby Gone” and “Matchstick Men.”


  • LivePlanet (DEFUNCT)
  • Walt Disney Studios, The
  • Ideology Inc.

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What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given in your career?

“"In the long run, quality always wins."”

What or who inspires you?

“Sir Winston Churchill. Sundance. The Voyager mission. Hamilton. Senator Cory Booker. Sir Ridley Scott.”

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