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Shawn Christensen is a Actor, Director, Writer, Producer and Editor

Shawn Christensen

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Shawn Christensen is a screenwriter, film director, musician and actor. Christensen is a graduate of the Pratt Institute where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in illustration and graphic design. Christensen was the frontman with the rock band Stellastarr. He won an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for his 2012 film Curfew at the 85th Academy Awards. In 2014, he made his feature length debut by writing, directing, producing and starring in Before I Disappear, based on Curfew.

Best films

Abduction (2011)
(Writer)

Usually with

Paul Wesley
Paul Wesley
(1 films)
Fran Kranz
Fran Kranz
(1 films)
Kim Allen
Kim Allen
(1 films)
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Filmography of Shawn Christensen (4 films)

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Actor

Before I Disappear, 1h33
Directed by Shawn Christensen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about children
Actors Fátima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum, Shawn Christensen, Richard Schiff, Ron Perlman, Paul Wesley
Roles Richie
Rating71% 3.5970953.5970953.5970953.5970953.597095
In New York City, Richie (Shawn Christensen), a downtrodden young man whose girlfriend, Vista (Isabelle McNally), recently disappeared, discovers the corpse of a girl who died from a heroin overdose while he is cleaning bathroom stalls at a nightclub. The club owner, Bill (Ron Perlman), arranges for her body to be removed without notifying the authorities.
Curfew
Curfew (2012)
, 19minutes
Directed by Shawn Christensen
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Fátima Ptacek, Shawn Christensen, Kim Allen
Roles Richie
Rating78% 3.9461753.9461753.9461753.9461753.946175
Richie is in the process of ending his life in a bathtub, when he gets a call from his estranged sister, Maggie, asking him to look after his niece, Sophia, for the night. Richie cancels his plans and sets out to babysit his niece.

Director

Before I Disappear, 1h33
Directed by Shawn Christensen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about children
Actors Fátima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum, Shawn Christensen, Richard Schiff, Ron Perlman, Paul Wesley
Rating71% 3.5970953.5970953.5970953.5970953.597095
In New York City, Richie (Shawn Christensen), a downtrodden young man whose girlfriend, Vista (Isabelle McNally), recently disappeared, discovers the corpse of a girl who died from a heroin overdose while he is cleaning bathroom stalls at a nightclub. The club owner, Bill (Ron Perlman), arranges for her body to be removed without notifying the authorities.
Curfew
Curfew (2012)
, 19minutes
Directed by Shawn Christensen
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Fátima Ptacek, Shawn Christensen, Kim Allen
Rating78% 3.9461753.9461753.9461753.9461753.946175
Richie is in the process of ending his life in a bathtub, when he gets a call from his estranged sister, Maggie, asking him to look after his niece, Sophia, for the night. Richie cancels his plans and sets out to babysit his niece.

Scriptwriter

Before I Disappear, 1h33
Directed by Shawn Christensen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about children
Actors Fátima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum, Shawn Christensen, Richard Schiff, Ron Perlman, Paul Wesley
Roles Writer
Rating71% 3.5970953.5970953.5970953.5970953.597095
In New York City, Richie (Shawn Christensen), a downtrodden young man whose girlfriend, Vista (Isabelle McNally), recently disappeared, discovers the corpse of a girl who died from a heroin overdose while he is cleaning bathroom stalls at a nightclub. The club owner, Bill (Ron Perlman), arranges for her body to be removed without notifying the authorities.
Curfew
Curfew (2012)
, 19minutes
Directed by Shawn Christensen
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Fátima Ptacek, Shawn Christensen, Kim Allen
Roles Writer
Rating78% 3.9461753.9461753.9461753.9461753.946175
Richie is in the process of ending his life in a bathtub, when he gets a call from his estranged sister, Maggie, asking him to look after his niece, Sophia, for the night. Richie cancels his plans and sets out to babysit his niece.
Abduction
Abduction (2011)
, 1h46
Directed by John Singleton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Will Peltz, Alfred Molina, Jason Isaacs, Maria Bello
Roles Writer
Rating51% 2.557252.557252.557252.557252.55725
Nathan Harper (Taylor Lautner) is an 18-year-old high school senior living in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with his parents Kevin (Jason Isaacs) and Mara (Maria Bello). He has been troubled by recurring nightmares and has been seeing psychiatrist Dr. Geraldine "Geri" Bennett (Sigourney Weaver) to diagnose them.
Enter Nowhere, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Political films
Actors Scott Eastwood, Sara Paxton, Shaun Sipos, Katherine Waterston, Christopher Denham
Roles Writer
Rating66% 3.300023.300023.300023.300023.30002
Enter Nowhere opens with Jody (Sara Paxton) and her dirt bag boyfriend Kevin (Christopher Denham) robbing a convenience store. Jody holds a gun to the cashier (Jesse J. Perez) demanding he open the safe. Cryptically, he tells her that he will do so but doesn't believe she can handle what's inside. Clearly not amused, she shoots and kills him.

Producer

Before I Disappear, 1h33
Directed by Shawn Christensen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about children
Actors Fátima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum, Shawn Christensen, Richard Schiff, Ron Perlman, Paul Wesley
Roles Producer
Rating71% 3.5970953.5970953.5970953.5970953.597095
In New York City, Richie (Shawn Christensen), a downtrodden young man whose girlfriend, Vista (Isabelle McNally), recently disappeared, discovers the corpse of a girl who died from a heroin overdose while he is cleaning bathroom stalls at a nightclub. The club owner, Bill (Ron Perlman), arranges for her body to be removed without notifying the authorities.
Enter Nowhere, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Political films
Actors Scott Eastwood, Sara Paxton, Shaun Sipos, Katherine Waterston, Christopher Denham
Roles Executive Producer
Rating66% 3.300023.300023.300023.300023.30002
Enter Nowhere opens with Jody (Sara Paxton) and her dirt bag boyfriend Kevin (Christopher Denham) robbing a convenience store. Jody holds a gun to the cashier (Jesse J. Perez) demanding he open the safe. Cryptically, he tells her that he will do so but doesn't believe she can handle what's inside. Clearly not amused, she shoots and kills him.

Editor

Curfew
Curfew (2012)
, 19minutes
Directed by Shawn Christensen
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Fátima Ptacek, Shawn Christensen, Kim Allen
Roles Editor
Rating78% 3.9461753.9461753.9461753.9461753.946175
Richie is in the process of ending his life in a bathtub, when he gets a call from his estranged sister, Maggie, asking him to look after his niece, Sophia, for the night. Richie cancels his plans and sets out to babysit his niece.