Sean Pecknold YG7

  • Current Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Originally From: Port Townsend, WA

Sean Pecknold is a director, animator, photographer, visual artist, amature scientist and aspiring experimental musician. His work has screened at numerous film festivals around the world. In 2009 he won the Special Jury Prize at SXSW for his film White Winter Hymnal for Fleet Foxes. He won the coveted Young Gun award from the Art Directors Club given to outstanding creatives under the age of 30 and was voted Best New Director by BOARDS Magazine. He won the 2012 UK Music Video Award for Best Animated Video for Fleet Foxes The Shrine / An Argument.

He's created visuals for bands The Walkmen, Here We Go Magic, Pure Bathing Culture, Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear, Beach House, and Elvis Perkins, as well as client work for BBC Knowledge, The New York Times Magazine, Xbox, and National Geographic. His work has been profiled by WIRED Magazine, Pitchfork, MTV, Focus Features, SHOTS, Its Nice That, and Cartoon Brew. He grew up in Seattle and now lives in Los Angeles, CA.

Portfolio Imagery:

  • Project 1 of 4

    A Short History of the GIF

    Credits

    Director & Animator: Sean Pecknold Hand Cut Type & Art Assisting: Alina Hardin Sound Design: Justin Braegelmann Talent: Jill Guidi, Joram Young, Jesus Christ the cat Shot at: Mt Lemmon, Los Angeles CA Special thanks: Natsuko Panda Produced by LEGS

  • Project 2 of 4

    Ikea Commercial

  • Project 3 of 4

    Here We Go Magic music video

    Credits

    Director: Sean Pecknold DP: Matt Daniels Robot: Janet Pants Wife: Bia Barnett Husband: Dave Cardenas Production Assistant: Carmela Makela Costumes: Katrina Thomson Art Department: Abigail Portner & Gretel Produced by Sean Pecknold & Matt Daniels Editor: Sean Pecknold Production Co: FRIEND Label: Secretly Canadian

  • Project 4 of 4

    The Shrine / An Argument music video

    Credits

    Music: Fleet Foxes Album: Helplessness Blues Director: Sean Pecknold Animators: Sean Pecknold & Britta Johnson Character Illustrations: Stacey Rozich Art Assistant: Natalie Jenkins Producer: Aaron Ball Multiplane Table: Greg Pecknold Post/Edit : Sean Pecknold AE Assist: Austin Wilson Particle FX: Britta Johnson Sound FX: Shervin Shaeri Labels: Bella Union & Sub Pop Made in Portland, Oregon

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