Director, documentary filmmaker and photographer, Sebastien Zanella creates provocative films and images that explore freedom of expression and the human condition in his environnement.
Zanella’s signature poetic style is at once haunting and captivating. His artistic approach to composition and use of natural ambient light results in truly stylistic and emotive storytelling that leave a lasting impression on the viewer. His short films have featured some of the biggest names in sport & artistic world, and gaining acclaim on festivals with regular awards and shared on leading publications.

A film by Gabriel Novis
Supported by Eastpak

Zanella is also the founder and editor-in-chief of Desillusion Magazine, an online and print publication dedicated to a youth who grew up on a skate or surf board.
As Sebastien travels the US, he shares his inspiration, working dynamic and general outlook on culture, art, and adventure