Comedian, filmmaker and prankster Seán Devlin’s (叶 世民) material often comes from real-world interventions and politically-charged personal confrontations. He has performed stand-up for 18 years at festivals such as Bumbershoot, Just For Laughs NW, Sled Island, and Bridgetown Comedy Festival. He has shared the stage with comedians Zach Galifianakis, Tig Notaro, Reggie Watts, Hari Kondabolu, Aamer Rahman as well as musical acts like MGMT and Of Montreal.
Most recently, Devlin was a Consulting Producer on BORAT: SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM (2020). His directorial debut WHEN THE STORM FADES (2018) earned him the Emerging Canadian Director prize presented by The Director’s Guild of Canada at the 37th Vancouver International Film Festival and won two international jury prizes for Best Director from festivals in Liverpool & Mumbai. From 2011 to 2015, he served as the Executive Director of ShitHarperDid.com, a multi-year tactical media campaign with the goal of engaging Canadian youth in progressive politics.
Devlin’s debut album AIRPORTS, ANIMALS. was the first comedy album released by Canada's beloved indie music label Arts & Crafts.
Seán Devlin’s Debut Stand-up Album Is a Thought-Provoking, Hilarious Triumph
Lovett or Leave It
All Riots Matter!
The Comedy Bureau
Please Get and Enjoy Seán Devlin’s Delightful, Yet Politically Charged Debut Comedy Album “AIRPORTS, ANIMALS”
The Serious Comedy Site
Review: Sean Devlin – Airports, Animals
The Hype Magazine
Seán Devlin 叶 世民 On His New Album “Animals, Airports,” Comedy Philosophy, Working On The “Borat” Sequel & More
We Are Seán Devlin
The Daily Zeitgeist
Strikes Are In The Air, Cop Created Candy Conspiracy
The JV Club
Episode #430: Seán Devlin