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Known for his widely successful short films and commercial work for clients like Bad Robot, Red Giant, Sandwich Video, Canon, and Coca-Cola...

Los Angeles-based filmmaker Seth Worley has developed a reputation as a resourceful and versatile filmmaker with a unique and commercial voice, confident across multiple genres. Also explosions.

As resident filmmaker and director of content at visual effects software maker Red Giant, his short films -- including OLD/NEW (narrated by comedian Patton Oswalt), the Webby Award-winning PLOT DEVICE, REAL GONE (winner of the Music Bed Film Festival judge's choice award), and TEMPO (one of Slate's "Six Best Sci-Fi Shorts of 2012") -- have boasted surprisingly high production value for their budgets, and garnered millions of views and multiple awards.

His work has been featured in Forbes, USA Today, The Hollywood Reporter, Fast Company, Slate, io9, SlashFilm, HULU, The Tonight Show, Virgin Atlantic's in-flight programming, and more.

In addition to his work behind the camera, Worley has produced and appeared in hours of educational content in the areas of filmmaking, storytelling, and visual effects, making multiple appearances on the popular YouTube show Film Riot, regularly traveling to perform live speaking engagements, as well as writing, directing, and hosting the digital training series “Writing 101 with Seth Worley” and “Writing 201 with Seth Worley.”

In 2017 he co-founded Plot Devices LLC, to create and manufacture tools and resources for screenwriters and film directors. The company’s first product - the Storyclock Notebook, a research and development notebook for screenwriters - was brought to life by 5,354 Kickstarter Backers, raising over $120,000 in 30 days.