Sean Buckelew is an award­-winning animator who received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in Experimental Animation and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His professional work includes directing a sequence for the Zac Efron film We Are Your Friend and working as a storyboard artist and animator on the Davis Guggenheim documentary He Named Me Malala.

He is also a member of the online collective Late Night Work Club, and has worked with clients including MTV, Arctic Monkeys, VH1, Adult Swim and on Chris Sullivan's award­-winning feature Consuming Spirits, in addition to screening his own work at the Slamdance Film Festival, Ottawa International Animation Festival, and others. He lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.