Sebastian Artz is an award-winning photographer and director best known for his powerful yet relatable lifestyle imagery in advertising, for his portraits of Hollywood celebrities and rock stars like Green Day and Beastie Boys.
Sebastian works for a diverse roster of clients shooting celebrities, musicians, advertising and fashion campaigns in the U.S. and overseas while also pursuing personal projects that regularly land him in exhibition galleries.
Born in Romania and raised in Germany, Artz started his photographic career shortly after a college exchange with UCLA’s film school brought him to Los Angeles. The city famous for its light reignited his passion for photography and the immediate recognition he received solidified his decision to work with still as well as moving images.
CLIENTS: AOL Entertainment, Apple, ARD Telepool, Axel Springer Mediahouse, CBS , Cetera Financial Group, Champ, Conde Nast, Flextronics, HSBC Bank, Hoffman & Campe Verlag, Honda, Interscope Records, Johnny Was, J Records, Linus, Liverpool , Live Nation Entertainment, Maymoon Media, New Form Digital, Rogers & Cowan, Ryder, Sara Lee, Source Media, Universal Records, Warner Brothers Records, New Form Digital, Walt Disney Studios, Yahoo
AGENCIES: BBDO, Deutsch, Grey, Ogilvy & Mather, J. Walter Thompson, R/GA, Zambezi
MAGAZINES: Billboard, Cosmopolitan, Departures, Der Spiegel, Fast Company, Flaunt, Mojo, Musikexpress, NME, People, People en Espanol, Rolling Stone, Spin, Uncut, Ramp, The One, Toronto Life, Time