Sean Baker

Film

bria vinaite is not your typical disney princess

She was plucked from Instagram to make her acting debut in Sean Baker’s new film "The Florida Project," a provocative story of poverty and prostitution in the shadow of Disney World.
Hattie Collins
11.1.17
Culture

sean baker on the magical honesty of 'the florida project' and sliding into his actors’ dms

The director's timely followup to "Tangerine" highlights impoverished families living in the shadow of The Happiest Place on Earth. He talks to i-D about assembling his ragtag cast and making us feel six years old.
Hannah Ongley
10.5.17
News

sean baker shows the dark side of disney in his follow-up to 'tangerine'

One of the actresses in ‘The Florida Project’ was discovered inside a Target.
André-Naquian Wheeler
8.14.17
Film

the ten most anticipated films of cannes

​The 70th Cannes Film festival begins today, hosting the very best of international cinema. With a lineup including new films by Lynne Ramsay, Sean Baker, and the first look at David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, this is what we’re looking forward to most.
Colin Crummy
5.17.17
News

mya taylor makes history as first trans actress to win a major award

"There is very beautiful transgender talent. You better get out there and put it in your next movie."
i-D Staff
2.29.16
Film

kenzo and 'tangerine' director sean baker premiere a magical fashion film in la

At the Los Angeles screening of his first-ever fashion film, Sean Baker talked to i-D about shooting exclusively on iPhone and working with Kenzo's Humberto Leon and Carol Lim.
Jane Helpern
2.3.16
Film

can caitlyn jenner help trans film 'tangerine' make oscar history?

The trans trailblazer will get behind Mya Taylor, the breakout star of Sean Baker’s critically acclaimed indie, as she vies for one of film’s highest honors.
Emily Manning
12.28.15
News

kenzo teams with ‘tangerine’ director sean baker to shoot new fashion film on iphone

Following his buzzy film about LA’s trans sex workers, the independent filmmaker will make mobile magic for the Parisian brand.
Emily Manning
i-D Staff
12.9.15
Film

watch an exclusive clip from groundbreaking comedy tangerine

The trans women of Sean Baker's L.A. set film, Tangerine, discuss their past Christmas presents.
i-D Staff
Colin Crummy
11.10.15
News

win tickets to i-D's film screening of tangerine

We're giving away 10 pairs of tickets to Sean Baker's Tangerine, the comedic tale of friendship between two transgender African-American sex-workers in LA.
i-D Staff
10.28.15
Film

tangerine is the hit film about trans sex workers shot on iphones

We caught up with Sean Baker about directing Tangerine, the low budget independent film making massive waves for its hilarious and honest depiction of friendship.
Emily Manning
7.28.15
Film

boyhood, the film everyone's talking about

Boyhood is the most talked about film of the moment, and for i-D Boy Week Sean Baker delves into the time capsule of Richard Linklater's new film, shot over twelve years using the same actors. Here's our five point, five star, review.
Sean Baker
8.12.14
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