Sean Sankalp Raju is a Chicago-based director and producer. He cut his teeth on political filmmaking as the Director of Video for Daniel Biss in Illinois, and eventually as the video producer for Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. In 2019, he created the popular web series, Chicago’s New Boss, where he documented the Chicago Mayoral race and interviewed candidates including Toni Preckwinkle and Alderman Andre Vazquez. His series was featured on Chicago Tonight, Politico’s Illinois Daily Playbook, and radio shows across the city.
He recently directed and produced an educational web series for Chicago’s PBS centered on math in music, hosted by NYT best-selling author, Dr. Eugenia Cheng. Sean graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in physics.