Who Is Shawn Christensen: Bio and Facts to Know about the American Filmmaker

Shawn Christensen

Facts of Shawn Christensen

Full Name: Shawn Christensen
Birth Place: Poughkeepsie, New York
Marital Status: Married
Gender: male
Husband / Wife Name: Nina Christensen
Profession: Filmmaker, Musician, Artist
Education: Pratt Institute
Salary: N/A
Net Worth: $3 million
Award: Oscar Award for Best Short Film, 24fps International Short Film Festival, Best Actor and Audience Award in Brussels Short Film Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival Award
Ethnicity: N/A
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Green
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Shawn Christensen is an American filmmaker. Shawn is also a musician and artist. He is famous as the frontman of the indie rock band ‘Stellastarr’ and an academy award winner.

When was Shawn Christensen born? (Age, Birth Place, Ethnicity)

Shawn Christensen was born in  Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. He belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is unknown.

Who are Shawn Christensen’s Parents? (Siblings)

Shawn has a good family background, where his father was an engineer and his mother was a librarian.  Besides this, there is no information about his siblings and family on the Internet.

Education details of Shawn Christensen

As per his education, he attended Pratt Institute and earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in illustration and graphic design.

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The career graph of Shawn Christensen

He gave a start to his career when he with his friends formed a band named Ghistor. While the band was formed he was in his college days. But after their graduation, they ended their band journey. Later in March 2000, he with his friends again formed a band named Stellastarr. 

Shawn Christensen
Caption: Shawn Christensen (Source: Hindustan times)

The band Stellastarr made their first debut on July 3, 2000. In the New York City, the band became famous and the band earned many fans over the time limit of 3 years. They together performed for Mercury Lounge and Bowery Ballroom.

The band then signed with RCA Records in May 2003, which helped them to focus on their music career. From  2003 to 2005, they released three albums under the RCA label which became popular all over. They released their third album Civilized. After their third album, they stopped their band officially.

More details of his Filmmaking career

After Qiuting his band career he started his filmmaking career. It all started when he and his band were on a tour with The Killers throughout the U.S. in 2004.

He with his friend Jason Polan collaborated a script for a drama named Sidney Hall. Later he shared the script with Paul Wesley and was presented to William Morris Endeavor and Shwan and Jason were selected. They also collaborated for the psychological thriller called Enter Nowhere in the mid-2000s. The next July Lionsgate hired writer Jeffrey Nachmanoff to rewrite the screenplay, and the movie started its production.

In 2011, he wrote a screenplay for a short film for him to direct and co-star in a movie called Curfew. He completed the whole play shooting in just a week. On January 28, 2012, the movie premiered at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.

Shawn Christensen in Academy night for Oscar
Caption: Shawn Christensen in Academy night for Oscar (Source: zimbio)

The particular movie Curfew won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. After the success of the movie, he took an interest in the short films and he and his creative friend Damon Russell collaborated to develop a feature-length adaptation of the hit movie. Before I Disappear was the movie titled. And on March 10, 2014, the movie was premiered at South by Southwest. 

In Park City, Utah on January 25, 2017, his movie Sidney Hall premiered. On March 2, 2018, it was re-titled ‘The Vanishing of Sidney Hall’  and released in the theater.

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Is Shawn Christensen Married? (Girlfriend, Wife)

American filmmaker Shawn Christensen is a married man. He is married to Nina Christensen. The couple is spending a good time together and there is no such rumors of getting them apart. Besides this, they havent revealed anything about their relationship as well as their personal life so far.

Know about his Achievements, Awards, and Nominations

So far Shawn has won many award in this Career. He won the Oscar Awar for the Best Short Film, Live Action category in 2013. Shawn has also won the 24fps International Short Film Festival. In the short movie which was featured in the Brussels Short Film Festival, he was awarded as the Best Actor and Audience Award.

Shawn Christensen with his awards
Caption: Shawn Christensen with his awards (Source: Instagram)

Likewise, Shawn has also won the Cleveland International Film Festival Award, Woodstock Film Festival. Besides this, he was nominated for Americana Film Fest, Little Rock Film Festival. 

Earnings of Shawn Christensen (Net Worth)

As an American filmmaker, musician, and artist. She has an estimated net worth of $3 million. 

How tall is Shawn Christensen? 

He has dark brown hair color and his eye color is green. Besides, there is no information about his height, weight, hair color, and shoe size.

How active is Shawn Christensen in social media?

Shawn Christensen is active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. She has more than 1.3k followers on Facebook, has around 2.1k followers on Instagram and more than 4k followers on Twitter.

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