Sean Patrick McNamara is an American director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He and David Brookwell are the founders of the Brookwell McNamara Entertainment production company which has produced films, such as Casper Meets Wendy, Raise Your Voice, and Cutting Edge. McNamara later gained more recognition for directing the 2011 bigographical drama Soul Surfer.
For Disney, McNamara served as a director and producer for several Disney Channel/Disney XD sitcoms, such as Even Stevens, That's So Raven, Phil of the Future, Sonny with a Chance, Jessie, A.N.T. Farm, and Lab Rats. He also directed Disney Channel Original Movies, such as The Even Stevens Movie, The Suite Life Movie, and Shake It Up.