Sean Pecknold


In 2012 Sean won the coveted Young Gun Award from the Art Directors Club and was voted Best New Director by BOARDS magazine. He is a director, animator, photographer and visual artist whose films and music videos have screened at festivals around the world. In 2009 he won the Special Jury Prize at SXSW for his music video "White Winter Hymnal" for Fleet Foxes. He also won the 2012 UK Music Video Award for best animated video for "The Shrine / An Argument" for Fleet Foxes. He has directed commercials and branded content for SmartWater, IKEA, BBC Knowledge, The New York Times Magazine, Xbox, and National Geographic. His work has been profiled by WIRED Magazine, Pitchfork, MTV, Focus Features, SHOTS, It's Nice That, and Cartoon Brew.