Steven L. Sears
Steven L. Sears has worked as a writer, story editor, producer, and creator in television, film, digital media, and animation, His career has encompassed more than fifteen separate television series, and development deals with a number of the major studios in the industry, including: Columbia Studios, Sony/Tristar Television, Cookie Jar Entertainment, Rhysher Entertainment, Artists Inc., Digital Pictures, and many others.
Steven’s initial foray into professional television-writing came when he was hired as a staff writer on the Stephen J. Cannell Productions’ hit TV series Riptide, for the NBC Television Network. He followed that up by adding his talents to the writing staff of one of the most popular genre series of its time, The A-Team, also for NBC.
From there, he continued his career by writing and working on such popular series as: Hardcastle & McCormick, JJ Starbuck, Stingray, Walker-Texas Ranger, Highwayman, Robin’s Hoods, Hollywood Detective, Father Dowling Mysteries, Hardball, Grand Slam, Jesse Hawkes, Superboy, S.H.E. Spies and many other Television favorites.
His animation experience includes: Itsy Bitsy Spider, Transformers: Rescue Bots and working with the legendary animation director Don Bluth as writer on the short feature The Gift of the Hoopee.
Steven also moved up through production from a Story Editor and Producer to a Creator of Television series. After producing Swamp Thing for USA Network and Raven for CBS, he soon moved to a series that made its mark in television and pop culture history, as Co-Executive Producer of the wildly popular series Xena – Warrior Princess. He followed that by co-creating the latest incarnation of the legendary comic book heroine Sheena for Sony/TriStar Television, which ran for two seasons.
While he remains involved in television and film development, he recently branched out into the literary world. His partnership with popular sci-fi author Kevin J. Anderson (Dune: House Atreides; Clockwork Angels; Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I.) has resulted in the gritty futuristic sci-fi graphic novel Stalag-X, published by Vault Comics.
Partnering with Peter J. Wacks (Second Paradigm; Bloodletting), he co-created the upcoming epic book and graphic novel series Vill’Anne.
A popular figure at genre Sci-Fi/Pop Culture conventions for his past and current work, Steven has an eclectic fan base as a result of his many series and accomplishments and is a frequent guest speaker at colleges and universities.