Shaun James Guzman born January 30, 1988 in Los Angeles, California. The child of Mateo Guzman and Santos Guzman. His father is of Mexican descent and his mother born in Texas and raised in California. Shaun's love for the showbiz is anything beyond outstanding, he has such an incredible love and passion for the entertainment business. Shaun first found his talent through script writing when his brother Jimmy show him a script called Constantine, he read through the script and then it click on him. Shaun soon started to get to understand the basic principle of a script and the meaning of it, he never once went to school for it, he self-taught it by myself. Then growing up watching his first movies that truly attracted him and still does Desperado and Toy Story, those movies presented Shaun in a way that he truly felt connected and magical of the aspect of movies. Shaun felt deep down that showbiz will be his Hollywood dream career.
At age 25, he save up money for college and begin his acting career in 2013, he study the craft of acting and he knew acting will be his love. Shaun transportation was a lesser than hopeful, no car and barely made money to take bus, Shaun only way of getting himself out there was simply one last solution. His bike transportation and my sweet goodness he went to pursue his Hollywood career on a bike, a rare thing to hear nowadays but he did it because that's how much it truly meant for Shaun. What made Shaun to be an actor? Telling stories. Who inspire Shaun to want to be an actor? From the legendary golden actors Charlton Heston, James Stewart, Bette Davis, Marlon Brandon to Icons John Travolta, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Amy Adams & Heath Ledger. Those actors whom have inspire and influence Shaun to persuade the craft of Acting. Than while discovering that he have talents for writing and acting. Guzman loves to direct; Directing is in his blood, while he watches actors performing on screen, Shaun is mesmerize by the camera techniques from shoot to shoot to frame to frame. Directors who have truly massively influence Shaun is Sir. Alfred Hitchcock, Sir. Ron Howard, Sir. Steven Speilberg & Mr. Quentin Tarantino. He study, listen and pay attention to their directing style and listen to them as they talk about their experiences as a director.
Shaun J. Guzman is an Award Winner Screenwriter for Best Short Screenplay Words of Reasonable Wisdom from Olympus Film Festival.
Shaun J. Guzman is an Award Winner Screenwriter for Feature Screenplay in Horror A L O N E from LA Under The Stars Film Festival.