Christian Larson grew up drumming, dancing, and filming skateboarding in Sweden. It was this background that helped carve his reputation for having a rhythmic, visual style.
As a director, Christian’s work includes music videos for Sigur Rós, Kylie Minogue, Icona Pop, Tinie Tempah, and Swedish House Mafia, as well as commercials for Pepsi, H&M, Cartier, Beats by Dre, Marks & Spencer, Rimmel, and Agent Provocateur.
In 2010, Christian directed the documentary, “Take One,” which reached cult status in the electronic dance music world, and was dubbed a “Spinal Tap for the acid house generation” by The Times UK.
In 2012, he wrote and directed “Valtari,” a short film with music from the Icelandic band Sigur Rós. The film received numerous nominations and awards including a Grammy for Best Video at the 2013 Swedish Grammy Awards. Christian’s directing projects have reached over 500 million views in total on YouTube.
His first feature-length film “Leave The World Behind” was officially selected to the 2014 SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas. When released on iTunes, it went straight to number 1 in the worldwide documentary section and was later TV-broadcasted on Showtime, US among other international TV-channels.
Christian started his film career as an editor for renowned director Jonas Åkerlund. His editing credits include the Grammy- and Emmy-nominated concert film “ON THE RUN” featuring Beyoncé & Jay-Z, the feature film “Small Apartments” starring Matt Lucas and Billy Crystal, as well as music videos and commercials for Daft Punk, Tailor Swift, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Mercedes-Benz and Dior.