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. 

US Commercial Representation:
Harry Calbom - EP

Directors Guild of America
(310) 289-2000

Instagram: seanpecknold 

General Inquiries That Are Cool:


The Disposable Film Festival, San Fran 2014
The Lost Picture Show 2013
Message To Man Festival St. Petersburg Russia 2013
Brooklyn Rooftop Film Screening Series 2013
By Design Retrospective, Seattle 2012
San Francisco Film Festival, 2012
SXSW 2012, 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 2009, 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 2007, Austin