Photo by David Luraschi

Photo by David Luraschi

Sean David Christensen

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 is a graduate of the Center for Visual Anthropology at the University of Southern California and lives & works in Los Angeles.