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WORK

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In August 2017, Steven's short film for Nadia Sirota's "Tesselatum" was featured in the Music Playlist section of The New York Times.

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The music video for Regina Spektor's "Small Bills" was an official selection in the 41st Cleveland International Film Festival (2017) in the Music Video Program.

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In March 2018, Rolling Stone premiered the video for Jessie Baylin's "Supermoon".

 

ABOUT

Steven Mertens is a director and animator who has worked in many formats, from traditional stop motion animation to 3D motion graphics, live action and design.

Steven has directed music videos for artists including Sheryl Crow, Regina Spektor, Cedric Gervais, The Chainsmokers, Dan Auerbach, Lil Peep, Nickel Creek, Elohim/Wiz Khalifa, Louis the Child/K Flay, and Deca.

Before starting his career in animation, Steven toured extensively as a bassist with The Moldy Peaches, Adam Green and Here We Go Magic, among others. This background allows Steven to seamlessly connect his visual creations to music.

Steven is based in Los Angeles, CA.

 

PRESS

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Several of Steven's music videos have been selected as Vimeo Staff Picks, including Kingship "Show Me The Meaning of Being Lonely",  Elysian Fields "Channeling" and Deca "Gabriel Ratchet".

Vimeo Staff Picks

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The Tribeca new online work (N.O.W.) program highlights the next generation of online storytellers. As an official creator in 2014, Steven's work was featured via the Tribeca Film Festival's events and website.

Tribeca Film Festival

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In November 2018, Steven's music video for

Lil Peep's "Runaway" was covered by Pitchfork news.

Pitchfork Premiere

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In August 2017, Steven's short film for Nadia Sirota's "Tesselatum" was featured in the Music Playlist section of The New York Times.

The New York Times

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The music video for Regina Spektor's "Small Bills" was an official selection in the 41st Cleveland International Film Festival (2017).

Cleveland International
Film Festival

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In March 2018, Rolling Stone premiered the video for Jessie Baylin's "Supermoon".

Rolling Stone Premiere