Sean Baker


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ms mr, the chill-wave brooklyn 2-piece and tom ford's fave new band

MS MR are Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow, as they prepare for Coachella this weekend we recap how they met...
Sean Baker

lara stone's bert is the hottest dog in town

Bert is beautiful. Bitches want to be with him and studs want to be him. When he struts down the street heads swivel, hearts break and bells chime. Here we get acquainted with the hottest dog on the block…
Sean Baker

KAWS and Supreme founder James Jebbia, talk about their obsessions

With New York as their playground and the world as their stage Brian Donnelly, aka KAWS, and James Jebbia, founder of Supreme, have gripped the attention of a new breed of collectors. From beer bottles to billboards, vinyl dolls to skate-decks this is...
Sean Baker