Sean David Christensen
Sean David Christensen is an artist who works in animation, illustration and experimental documentary. As both a filmmaker and graphic designer, his work has been featured at the San Francisco International Film Festival, New Hampshire Film Festival, Hi/Lo Film Festival, Tacoma Film Festival, Atlanta Underground Film Festival, the Nevada City 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 documentaries have been seen at the Angelika Film Center, Film Independent's Cinema Lounge, Phoenix Art Museum, dA Center for the Arts, Arizona State University Art Museum & West Side Cinema in Scotland. Online, his artwork & design has been featured on Buzzfeed, The A.V. Club, Gawker, Fandor, Boing Boing and his animated documentary The Sandwich Movie was named a Vimeo Staff Pick in 2010. On television, his work has been shown on PBS.
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 has described his filmmaking as "Brilliant...fragile & hypnotic," and Sundance Award-winning director Jay Rosenblatt described Christensen's Empty House as, "Evocative...it does what many short films fail to do, makes you wish it were longer."
Christensen lives and works in between Phoenix and Los Angeles.