Sebastian Thiel is a 27-year-old Award winning Filmmaker & Digital Social Entrepreneur. The Key, Trap Town, Illegal Activity (Screen Nation winner) Adots Apprentice, Friday UK, Fill Me In (Sundance Finalist.)
In his late teens he Founded Upshot Entertainment, a company that aims to leave a mark on hearts and minds through entertainment. Thiel has featured on TEDx Talks, and was listed in the Top 25 Under 25 most influential Londoners by Evening Standard. He made his TV debut on London Live with his Documentary ‘Trap Town’ in 2014. His Award winning short film ‘Illegal Activity’ was screened at BAFTA, Warner Bros and Google HQ. Following that, his second short film ‘Fill Me in’ was a finalist at Sundance Festival Short film competition.
Sebastian has filmed and worked with a number of high profile talents such as Dynamo the Magician, Westlife and brands such as Sony, Virgin Media & UKTV. More recently Upshot Entertainment has been supported by Warner Bros to host Upshot Cinema at their private theatre. Thiel has built an online following amassing over 8.3 Million Views for his productions. His latest work includes a 45min Documentary ‘The Key’ an documentary about Social Entrepreneurship shot in Kenya.