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Sean Pecknold: Madness in his Methods

The director explains the methods behind his quirky and brilliant work in an excerpt from shots 138.

David Knight meets Sean Pecknold, a man whose methods are as quirky and brilliant as his work and include such practices as shooting dissolving clay in a fish tank and mapping out the world of his music videos.

As Sean Pecknold was growing up in Townsend, a suburb of Seattle, his dad used to bring home videotapes of Monty Python, featuring the iconoclastic animations of Terry Gilliam and Oregon-born claymation pioneer Will Vinton. And…to continue reading please subscribe now

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