- Friday, Aug. 5, 2016
- LOS ANGELES
Serial Pictures, the collective of artists, directors and photographers involved in commercials, music videos, long form and digital content, has signed celebrated Swedish filmmaker, Director Christian Larson.
Larson, who started out as a drummer, dancer, and then renowned editor, before turning to directing, has collaborated with some of the most notable musical acts. His short film, Take One," documenting the larger-than-life tour of Swedish House Mafia, reached cult status amongst EDM fans and brought widespread attention to his directing career. His 2014 debut feature, Leave The World Behind, was chosen as an official selection at SXSW, broadcast on Showtime, and shot to #1 on the iTunes documentary charts.
Larson’s unique understanding of music and pop culture has led to directing commercial work for the likes of Mercedes Benz, Beats, H&M, as well as iconic videos for Sigur Rós, Kylie Minogue, and Icona Pop, and more. He has been awarded a Swedish Grammy for writing and directing the 2013 Sigur Rós short, Valtari.