Sean Pecknold is a filmmaker from Seattle, now based in Los Angeles, CA. He is a dual US / Canadian citizen, and proud of both. He won the 2012 UK Music Video Award for best animated video for "The Shrine / An Argument" for Fleet Foxes. He has directed other music videos for Grizzly Bear, Beach House, and Here We Go Magic, as well as commercial work for Ikea, Sony, BBC Knowledge, Dreamworks & Smartwater. Sean is a proud recipient of a Young Gun Award from the Art Director's Club of America.  He is currently finishing work on an animated series made possible by an Artist Initiative grant from the art and technology company VSCO. 

He currently releases animation collaborations at the ongoing series The Unknown. 

He is one half of Sing-Sing in Los Angeles with Adi Goodrich. 

Instagram: seanpecknold 

General Inquiries That Are Cool:


The Disposable Film Festival, San Fran
The Lost Picture Show
Message To Man Festival St. Petersburg Russia
Brooklyn Rooftop Film Screening Series
By Design Retrospective, Seattle
San Francisco Film Festival
SXSW, Austin Texas
International Short Film Festival, France
Benicassim Festival, Spain
Museek Music Video Festival, St. Petersburg Russia  
EMP Museum, Seattle, WA
Los Angeles Film Festival, LA
Onedotzero Festival, London
Curtocircuito International Short Film Festival, Spain   
CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival, Toronto
Rooftop Film Festival, New York
San Francisco International Animation Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle
SXSW, Austin
Flux Screening Series, LA
Tucson Film Festival
One Reel Film Festival, Seattle
Ellensburg Film Festival
NANO at the Barcelona Centre of Contemporary Culture, Spain
PSST! Pass It On, Worldwide
SXSW, Austin