Sebastian Bear Mcclard was born on March 2, 1987, to American parents. He is the son of Liza Bear(mother) who is also a filmmaker and Michael McClard(father).
Sebastian has an American nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. He was born and raised in New York City, United States of America.
He first invested in the American-French drama film ‘Heaven Knows What.’ The film starred Arielle Holmes, who is also the author of ‘Mad Love in New York City,’ an unpublished memoir on which the film was based.
Just before the production of this film, Sebastian was introduced to the Safdie brothers, the New York based scriptwriter and filmmaker duo. Safdie brothers were eventually given the responsibility of directing the film.
Sebastian and Safdie brothers worked together for two years in finding the suitable leading lady for the film, before finally zeroing in on Arielle Holmes. Sebastian later said that the entire process of filming ‘Heaven Knows What’ was a learning experience.
His friendship with Safdie brothers grew while they were working on the film. This friendship helped him in his Hollywood career as a producer.‘Heaven Knows What’ was premiered at the 71st ‘Venice Film Festival’ and was honored with the ‘CICAE Award.’
Later, it was chosen as the official entry into the ‘Toronto International Film Festival,’ ‘New York Film Festival,’ and ‘Tokyo Film Festival.’ It went on to win the ‘Grand Prix’ and ‘Best Director Award’ at the 27th ‘Tokyo International Film Festival.’
With this film, Sebastian also laid the foundation of his production house, ‘Elara Pictures.’ Co-founded by Safdie brothers, the production house it provides a platform for aspiring filmmakers.
Sebastian once again collaborated with Safdie brothers for the film ‘Good Time,’ which was released in 2017. The film starred Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson with whom Sebastian went on to work on numerous other occasions.
In 2017, Sebastian, along with Safdie brothers, announced the remake of the critically acclaimed 1982 film, ‘48 Hrs.’ They are also planning to film a story based on the famous Diamond District in New York.
The film is tentatively titled as ‘Uncut Gems.’ Sebastian received many nominations, including ‘Best Feature Film’ for ‘Good Time’ and ‘John Cassavetes Award’ for ‘Heaven Knows What.’
Sebastian has also worked as a director and actor. He starred in a short film titled ‘Buffalo Wings,’ which was released in 2005. Other films that he has worked on include ‘The Minority,’ ‘Force of Circumstance,’ and ‘Small Boy.’ In ‘The Minority’ he played the character of Preston. Sebastian has directed two short films namely, ‘Bottle Poppaz’ and ‘Bolt from the Blue.’
Sebastian Bear Mcclard Age
Born on March 2, 1987, Sebastian is 32 years as of 2019.Bear started his Hollywood career as an editorial assistant when he worked in the film ‘Broken Flowers,’ which was released in 2005. He then went on to gain prominence as a producer for making critically acclaimed films, such as ‘Good Time’ and ‘Heaven Knows What.’
Sebastian Bear Mcclard Wife
He who is Heaven Knows What producer, tied the marital knot with the lovely American model, actress and activist Emily Ratajkwoski. The couple accepted each other as ‘husband and wife’ in a New York City courthouse on 23 February 2018. They are now enjoying a happy and blissful marital relationship with no news of the pair divorce.
The couple first met at a basketball match of NBA team, New YorkKnicks according to some news. The couple of Bear-McCland and Emily Ratajkowski love spending time together. Emily Ratajkowski terminated her relationship with ex-boyfriend, Jeff Magid and started a new beginning with Sebastian.
He interestingly, got Emily Ratajkowski an engagement ring after four months after the wedding in July 2018. Sebastian the American producer, gave his wife Emily a two mega stone ring engagement.
In the ring, there is bling shining featuring a square and pear-cut diamonds, joined together on what seems to form a single whole band.ebastian got married to model and actress Emily Ratajkowski on February 23, 2018.
The couple had a low-key wedding in New York City. However, the event made headlines for several other reasons. The news of their wedding came across as a surprise to their fans as the couple had kept their relationship under wraps. Neither had they spoken about their relationship nor did they ever confirm dating each other.
According to a few sources, the couple had met at a basketball game featuring New York Knicks, but few other say that they had met much earlier.
In 2017, the couple was seen spending quality time at a restaurant in Los Angeles. Some sources suggest that they both started seeing each other in January 2018, after Emily broke up with her then boyfriend, Jeff Magid.Another factor that made their wedding the talk of the town was their wedding dress, which was too simple.
Sebastian wore a simple blue business suit, while Emily sported a Zara pantsuit which she accessorized with a black veil hat. Among the guest list was the popular Instagram star, Josh Ostrovsky, better known as ‘The Fat Jew.’
Sebastian Bear Mcclard Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches which is a notable height which complements his personality. He weighs 70 kg.
Sebastian Bear Mcclard Networth
Sebastian’s net worth is estimated to be around $12 Million Dollars. The millionaire movie-producer hubby of model Emily Ratajkowski is living rent-free in the couple’s Noho loft thanks to a legal loophole meant to protect struggling artists, his livid landlord alleges.Filmmaker Sebastian Bear-McClard has allegedly stiffed the landlord out of $120,000 for the unit at 49 Bleecker St. since 2017, claiming protection under the state’s Loft Law, a building rep said.
“Here is a prime example, in prime NYC real estate, where an uber-wealthy celebrity couple and tenant can take advantage and exploit a law that was intended for truly struggling artists and low-income families in need of affordable housing,” said Carolyn Daly, spokeswoman for a coalition of loft building owners that includes 49 Bleecker.
Sebastian Bear Mcclard Production
Having produced many movies, Sebastian is widely known. The listing below shows some of the movies of Sebastian in which he has been a part of:
Producer (6 credits)
Two Against Nature (producer) (post-production)
2019Uncut Gems (producer)
2017Oneohtrix Point Never: The Pure and the Damned (Video short) (producer)
2017Good Time (producer)
2014Heaven Knows What (producer – as Sebastian Bear Mcclard)
2006/IStill Life (co-producer)
Sebastian Bear Mcclard Nominations
Sebastian has had nominations for various events. He has also got awards in different fields;
Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award.
Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Feature Film
Sebastian Bear Mcclard Wiki
There is no written wikipedia information about Bear .According to his IMDB profile, Bear-McClard is both an actor and producer, who is best known for Good Time, Broken Flowers and Heaven Knows What.
He is currently producing a movie starring Jonah Hill, entitled Uncut Gems, and has worked with the likes of Robert Pattinson in the past. Bear-McClard started his own film production company, Elara Pictures in 2014, which he runs alongside Oscar Boyson and brothers, Joshua and Ben Safdie.