I am a visual artist committed to detail-oriented, innovative storytelling.
Sean David Christensen (b. 1985) is a visual artist who works in music & film. His work has been featured at the San Francisco International Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, New Hampshire Film Festival, Tacoma Film Festival, Phoenix Film Festival, Little Big Shots: Australian International Animation Festival, Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival & the Sony Pictures Wet Paint Animation Festival. His films have screened at the Angelika Film Center, Phoenix Art Museum, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Arizona State University Art Museum & the Musée des beaux-arts in Montréal. His artwork has been featured on Buzzfeed & The A.V. Club, and his experimental documentary The Duel, based on a true story by actress Lili Taylor, was named a Vimeo Staff Pick in 2018. Of his short film Fan Mail, Jonathan Kiefer of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle called it, "One of the best shorts of 2009." Amy R. Handler of Moving Pictures Magazine has described his filmmaking as, "Brilliant...fragile & hypnotic," and Sundance Award-winning director Jay Rosenblatt has described Christensen's short films as, "Evocative...they do what many short films fail to do, make you wish they were longer." Christensen lives and works in Los Angeles.
Award of Excellence - Student Short Form Documentary
Ghost Tape #10
2020 BEA Festival of Media Arts
Las Vegas, Nevada
2020
Best Student Film - Honorable Mention
Ghost Tape #10
Society for Visual Anthropology Film and Media Festival
Vancouver
2019
Student Creative Competition - Best Documentary
Ghost Tape #10
BEA On-Location: Creative Competition
Boulder, CO
2019
Alden Award
Ghost Tape #10
Athens International Film + Video Festival
Athens, OH
2019
Semi-Finalist
Ghost Tape #10
Columbus International Film + Animation Festival
Columbus, OH
College
San Francisco State University
B.A., Cinema
20032007
College
University of Southern California
M.A., Visual Anthropology
20172018
Current City
Los Angeles
I am a visual artist committed to detail-oriented, innovative storytelling.