Sebastián Lasaosa Rogers is a Spanish-American cinematographer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, New York. The most recent feature documentary he shot, The Art of Making It (2021), won the audience award in the Festival Favorites category at SXSW 2022, and was selected at many other festivals like the Hamptons Film Festival, Santa Fe Film Festival, and Big Sky Doc Fest. He is currently working on a short documentary about an indigenous Chuj-Mayan aunt and uncle on a journey to liberate their niece, Juanita, who was illegally detained in Reynosa, Mexico for over seven years after being coerced into signing a false confession in a language she didn't speak. Sebastián's documentary short film Esquilas en la montaña / Bells in the Mountains (2017) was officially selected for the New Orleans Film Festival and the San Francisco Documentary Festival. Sebastian graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University (2013) with a BA in Anthropology and in Film. When he's not behind the camera, you can catch Sebastian surfing the coast of NY and NJ or wherever you might find waves.