Skip Shea is a filmmaker, writer, artist and actor from Uxbridge, Massachusetts.
His short horror film Microcinema won Best Short at the 2012 Jersey Gore Film Festival as well as a 2011 Rondo Hatton Honorable Mention for Best Horror Short. Screenings in 2011 included the 1st Annual Danish Horror Film Festival: THE TURBINE at Spinderihallerne, Vejle, Denmark; All Things Horror Shudder Fest at the Somerville Theater in Somerville, MA; Short Horror Films at AS220 in Providence, RI; the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival; and before Canadian horror film fans at Fright Night Theater presents: ABSENTIA & Microcinema at the Staircase Cafe Theater in Hamilton, Ontario.
He recently followed up Microcinema with a sequel Ave Maria which is already receiving rave reviews and calls from horror bloggers for a feature length film.
His short comedy Choices won the Best New England Film at the 2012 Massachusetts Independent Film Festival. Children of the Asylum won the Audience Award for Best Regional Short at the 2013 SENE Film Festival.
He also written, directed and produced other short films including Out of the Night, Mail,Video Diary: Last Entry, They Serve Breakfast Here All Day Long, Putting on Its Shoes and Nostalgia. All have been screened at various festivals.
He has a feature length screenplay adaptation of his horror short Microcinema which was a semi-finalist at the 2112 Shriekfest. He took the Runner-Up Award in the Comedy Short Screenplay competition for his script The Bar at the 19th Annual Woods Hole Film Festival.
He has written and performed a one man show called Catholic (Surviving Abuse & Other Dead End Roads) which opened in December 5, 2005 in New York City.
His artwork has been on display in places like the As220 in Providence, The Warwick Museum of Art, The Center for Peaceful Living, inc. and chezTGN in Brooklyn, NY.