Sebastien Zanella

A documentary directed by Gabriel Novis


Director, documentary filmmaker, photographer and META contributor, Sebastien Zanella creates provocative films and images that explore freedom of expression and the human condition in his environemment.
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. 
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 .

Supported by Eastpak

Sebastien Zanella
Tom Erik Ryen
Kassia Meador
Lola Mignot
Todd Blubaugh

Shot by:
Gabriel Novis
Sebastien Zanella
Denis Carrion

Music by:
Alex Kemp // Recorded at Wolf at the door 

Sound Design and Mix:
Mark Scearce