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Name  Tim Sullivan
Role  Film director
Education  New York University

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Full Name  Timothy Michael Sullivan
Born  July 2, 1964 (age 51) (1964-07-02) Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Occupation  Film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer
Movies  2001 Maniacs, Chillerama, 2001 Maniacs: Beverly H, Driftwood, Bloody Bloody Bible Ca
Similar People  Adam Rifkin, Joe Lynch, Adam Green, Lin Shaye, Giuseppe Andrews

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Timothy Michael "Tim" Sullivan (born July 2, 1964 in Plainfield, New Jersey) is an American film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter.


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Early career

His interest in film began as a teenager when he landed a job as a production assistant on the 1983 cult horror film Return of the Aliens: The Deadly Spawn. Sullivan majored in film studies at New York University, and his first writer/director/producer credit was the short A Christmas Treat (1985), for which he won Fangoria magazine's Short Film Search Award. While attending NYU, Sulivan wrote the music news for MTV. After graduating, he worked as a production assistant on such award-winning films as Three Men and a Baby, Cocktail, Coming To America, and The Godfather Part III.


Throughout his career Sullivan has worn many hats, including acting. Much like Alfred Hitchcock and M. Night Shyamalan, he has cast himself for roles in his own films. He was production manager for the independent films If Looks Could Kill (1986) and America Exposed, (1990) and produced New Line Cinema's Detroit Rock City which starred Edward Furlong and James DeBello. After working in development at New Line Cinema for five years, Sullivan formed his own production company, New Rebellion Entertainment.

Sullivan's mainstream directorial debut was the well-received Lion's Gate's horror-comedy, 2001 Maniacs (2005) starring Robert Englund and Lin Shaye. This was followed by Snoop Dogg's Hood of Horror (2005) (as co-writer and producer) and Driftwood (2006), a supernatural thriller about troubled youths at a reform camp, starring Raviv Ullman and Talan Torriero.

Having released the long-awaited MANIACS sequel 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010), Sullivan gained additional notoriety as celebrity director of Vh1's hit series Scream Queens (2010), as well as creator and host of "Shock N Roll", his weekly talk and video blog on leading web network Fearnet.

Re-joining forces with Detroit Rock City director Adam Rifkin for the comedy/horror anthology Chillerama (2011), Sullivan contributed the 'Queer Fear' musical segment "I Was a Teenage Werebear", followed by the Rifkin written and directed Burt Reynolds starring vehicle Dog Years (2017), on which Sullivan earned an Associate Producer credit.

Personal life

Sullivan is openly gay and a passionate activist for equality and NOH8.


  • If Looks Could Kill (1986) as Groom (uncredited)
  • America Exposed as Biker
  • Detroit Rock City (1999) as KISS Concert Audience Member (uncredited)
  • 2001 Maniacs (2005) as Coffin Harry
  • Driftwood (2006) as Van Driver (uncredited)
  • [[The War Prayer]2008 ] (2007) as The Preacher
  • Whore (2008) as Man in Black (uncredited)
  • 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010) as Road Rascals Narrator (billed as Marc Ambrose)
  • Scream Queens (2010) as Himself
  • Chillerama (2011) as Coach Tuffman
  • Chillerama: House of Psycho Charger (2011) as Sgt. Sullivan
  • Bloody Bloody Bible Camp (2012) as Sister Mary Chopper
  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)
  • Producer

  • A Christmas Treat (1985)
  • Detroit Rock City (1999) as associate producer
  • Snoop Dogg's Hood of Horror (2006)
  • Killed on the Fourth of July (2010)
  • Chillerama (2011) as executive producer
  • One for the Road (2011) as executive producer
  • Bloody Bloody Bible Camp (2012) as producer
  • Cut/Print (2012) as producer
  • Dog Years (2017) as associate producer
  • Writer

  • A Christmas Treat (1985)
  • 2001 Maniacs (2005)
  • Snoop Dogg's Hood of Horror (2006)
  • Driftwood (2006)
  • 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)
  • Chillerama (segment "I was a Teenage Werebear")(2011)
  • Director

  • A Christmas Treat (1985)
  • 2001 Maniacs (2005)
  • Driftwood (2006)
  • 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)
  • Chillerama (segment "I was a Teenage Werebear") (2011)
  • Chillerama: House of Psycho Charger Music Video (2011)
  • Mad World 2012 Music Video (2012)
  • Cut/Print LA Production (2012)
  • References

    Tim Sullivan (director) Wikipedia