Dutch filmmaker Sebastian Mulder (1994) explores the conflicts and interactions between humans and other nature, and the influence of technology on these relationships. His short essayistic documentaries, in which he likes to experiment with unconventional forms, have been screened and awarded at numerous festivals around the world.
His graduation film for his audiovisual media degree at the University of Arts in Utrecht, Nature: All Rights Reserved (2016), was screened at Palm Springs, Ji.hlava and awarded Best European Student film at Go Short. In 2021, NAYA - Der Wald hat tausend Augen premiered at Hot Docs and won the Best Documentary Form award at Kurzefilmtage Winterthur.
Sebastian was selected for the VPRO Dorst Pitch (2017) and the IDFA - Zapp Doc Lab (2021). During this lab he developed his new short documentary And a Happy New Year which premiered at IDFA 2023, winning the Best Youth Documentary Award. He is currently working on a project entitled Nature: A Self(ie).
Additionally, Sebastian teaches at photography museum FOAM and Filmmuseum Eye in Amsterdam, conducting film and photography workshops and tours. He is also active as a Guest Teacher at the University of Arts in Utrecht.