Christian Larson grew up drumming, dancing and filming skateboarding in Sweden and it was this background that helped carve his reputation of a rhythmic visual style.
Starting out making music promos, he went on to be an editor for renowned Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund on various projects like the Grammy-nominated concert film ON THE RUN featuring Beyoncé & Jay-Z for HBO. Other editing works include music videos and commercials for Daft Punk, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Duran Duran, Mercedes and Dior as well as the feature film Small Apartments starring Matt Lucas and Billy Crystal.
As a director, Christian’s work includes music videos for Sigur Rós, Kylie Minogue, Tinie Tempah and Swedish House Mafia, as well as commercials and editorials for Cartier, Beats by Dre, Rimmel London, ID Magazine and Agent Provocateur. In 2010 he made the documentary “Take One” that reached cult status in the electronic dance music world, dubbed “Spinal Tap for the acid house generation” by The Times UK. In 2012 he wrote and directed Valtari, a short film with music from the Icelandic band Sigur Rós and choreography from world renowned choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkoui. The film received numerous nominations and was awarded a Grammy for Best Video at the 2013 Swedish Grammy Awards as well as Best Choreography at the 2013 UK Music Video Awards.
Christian’s directing projects have reached over 300 million views in total on Youtube. His first feature-length film Leave The World Behind was officially selected to the 2014 SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas. When released on iTunes it went straight to number one in the worldwide documentary section and was later TV-broadcast on Showtime.
Christian lives and works between London, Stockholm and LA.
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