Lucie Llewellyn

+44 (0)20 7287 4450

Graduating from National Film and Television School, Sebastian has shot numerous award-winning films which have been screened at festivals worldwide. “How I Didn’t Become A Piano Player” has been selected into 46 film festivals and won 18 prizes. Having its North American premiere at the Oscar-qualifying Los Angeles Film Festival (2014).

Beginning his career collaborating with artists on short films and installations projects, Sebastian has honed his skills as a cinematographer by working on a wide range of documentaries, commercials, short films, and music promos.


Having worked extensively internationally Sebastian is highly adaptable to challenging environments. He's traveled to 77 countries and is fluent in French – conversational in Spanish as well as basic German and Italian.


Whether working on fiction, documentaries or commercials Sebastian is determined to integrate the audience into the story. His passion and commitment for storytelling compels him to find an engaging visual style for every project he works on.





Nominated for an IDA Award - David L. Wolper Student Documentary Category

Winner of Best Screenplay Prize at Poitiers Film Festival    


Official Festival Selections:

Visions du Reel, Switzerland, April 2019

Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK, June 2019

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic, July 2019 

DMZ Docs, South Korea, Sep 2019 
Poitiers Film Festival, France, Dec 2019

London Short Film Festival, Jan 2020




* Creativepool Silver Award for Best Production



Official Festival Selections:

 Film Festival Lille - Nominated for best short documentary

Internazionale Cinema d'Art - Nominated for best short documentary

Kaohsi Film Festival International Film Competition - Semi finalist for best short documentary






British Universities Film & Video Council Awards

* Premier Award

Royal Television Society Awards

* Best Postgraduate Drama

* Nomination for Best Postgraduate Craft Skills Editing


Aesthetica Short Film Festival

* Best Comedy

Molodist _ Kyiv International Film Festival

* Audience Award

* Special Award of the Jury

Aspen Shortsfest

* Audience Award

Gold Coast International Film Festival

* Runner up Audience Award for Best Short Film 


Portland International Film Festival

* Runner up Audience Award for Best Short Film

Cleveland International Film Festival

* Honorable Mention for Best Student Short Film

* Honorable Mention Audience Choice Award for Best Short Film

Cinefiesta Italia in Santa Fe

* Best Up-and-Coming Director

Genova Film Festival

* Critics Award (National Union of Critics)

Visioni Italiane

* Best Film 

* "Kinodromo" Award for Best Performances

Roma Creative Contest

* Best Italian Film

* Best Sound

Metricamente Corto Film Festival

* Audience Award

* Best Adapted Screenplay

Corto Dorico

* Audience Award


Roma Independent Film Festival

* Special Mention for Best Student Short Film


Euganea Film Festival

* "Giovani Monselice" Award


Taranto In Short

* Best Comedy


Social Plus Festival

* Best Short Film


Roma CinemaDoc

* Special Mention Scenography


Visioni Corte Film Festival

* Audience Award


Calgary International Film Festival

* Nomination for Best Short Film


Woodstock Film Festival

* Nomination for Best Short Film

Official selection:

Los Angeles Short Film Festival 2014

Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival 2014

Sapporo Short Film Festival and Market 2014

Heartland FIlm Festival 2014

Austin Film Festival 2014

Gold Coast International Film Festival 2014

Interfilm _ International Short Film Festival Berlin 2014

Foyle Film Festival 2014

Prague Short Film Festival 2015 (Open Ceremony)

Cork Film Festival 2014 (Post Primary Program)

Visioni Italiane 2015

Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2015

Mecal _ International Short Film Festival of Barcelona 2015

Athens International Film + Video Festival 2015

Aspen Shortsfest 2015

Breaking Ground 2015

Bibbiena Film Festival 2015

Los Angeles Comedy Festival 2015

Festival Europeo PerCorti di Vita 2015

Reel Shorts Film Festival 2015

RIFF _ Roma Independent Film Festival 2015

Palm Springs International ShortFest 2015

Festival International de Contis 2015

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015

Maremetraggio _ International ShorTS Film Festival 2015

Euganea Film Festival 2015

Flickers _ Rhode Island International Film Festival 2015

Seoul International Youth Film Festival 2015

Postira Seaside Film Festival 2015

Festival This Is England 2015

Genova Film Festival 2015

Taranto In Shorts 2015

Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival 2015

Settima 2015

Woodstock Film Festival 2015

Sedicicorto International Film Festival 2015

Calgary International Film Festival 2015

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015

Roma Creative Contest 2015

Roma CinemaDoc 2015

Visioni Corte Film Festival 2015

Shorts Attack 2015

Reggio Film Festival 2015

Kerry Film Festival 2015

Se77ima 2015

Mecal Chile _ Latin American Int'l Film Festival of Santiago de Chile 2015

Cinema Italian Style Los Angeles 2015

Molodist _ Kyiv International Film Festival 2015

Corto Dorico 2015

St Cloud Film Festival 2015

Zagreb Film Festival 2015

Boulder International Film Festival 2016

Cleveland International Film Festival 2016

uFilmFest 2016

Kinofilm _ Manchester International Short Film and Animation Festival 2016

Claremont Film Festival 2016

Metricamente Corto Film Festival 2016

Coronado Island Film Festival 2016

Portland International Film Festival 2016

Funcinema _ International Comedy Film Festival 2016

Skepto International Film Festival 2016

Funcinema _ International Comedy Film Festival 2016

Rocky Mountain Women's Film Institute _ Award Winning Shorts 2016

Cinefiesta Italia in Santa Fe 2016

Festival di Albano Laziale 2016

Stark County International Short Film Series 2016

Social Plus Festival 2016

Represented by Lucie Llewellyn at Casarotto Ramsay & Associates +44 207 287 4450

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