wrote, produced and directed the independent feature,
"Show & Tell", which recently
won the first ever $100,000 Blockbuster Independent
Filmmaker Award and was picked up by Showtime
for a two year run. An insightful look at the world
of Tabloid TV, "Show & Tell"
premiered at Tribeca Films' First Look series
and went on to screen at numerous festivals around
the country, including the Austin Film Festival
where it garnered the Second Place award.
many years Dean worked in the documentary world
editing numerous projects for cable and broadcast
networks. Among his most notable work, he edited
three documentaries for HBO, all of which
were nominated for Cable Ace Awards with
"Orson Welles: What Went Wrong"
receiving a Silver Plaque at the Chicago
International Film Festival.
also worked for producer Arnold Kopelson, spending
months in Poland's Auschwitz/Birkenau concentration
camp to write, direct and edit a documentary on
the making of "Triumph Of The Spirit".
Dean's documentary went on to win First Place
at the Houston International Film Festival.
graduated with highest honors from New York University's
film school. His narrative thesis film, "B.Y.O.B.",
was honored with the Best Editing Award at the annual
NYU First Run Festival. Dean also received the school's
most prestigious filmmaking award, the merit-based
WTC Johnson Fellowship, a full tuition fellowship
awarded to only one filmmaker each year.