His training began early in life on stage as he was classically trained by his father, Barry Piccinino, a renowned drama professor and stage director in his own right. With a gift for creativity and a thirst to entertain others, Shaun has developed a solid reputation for creativity, sincerity, and staying on budget. Shaun utilizes the time he has on set efficiently to achieve the best version of any project.
Piccinino has been pursuing his passion of entertaining through the lens of a true fan of movies and film making. Since his move to Los Angeles from Northern California in 2001, he has worked in every aspect of the business from acting, editing, visual effects, script writing, stunt coordinating, producing and of course directing.
Over the past 5 and a half years Shaun has directed 10 feature films and two television series (directing on multiple episodes each series) Including Crackle and Popcornflix's sci-fi action series, "Salvage Marines" staring Starship Troopers' Casper Van Dien and Netflix Daredevil's Peter Shinkoda.
Shaun is also known for his extensive experience in action/stunts and visual effects.
*Coming up for Piccinino is an HBO Original starring Brooke Shields hitting November 24th of 2022 as well as a just finishing an action film starring Michael Jai White and Jackson Rathbone.