Sébastien Pins was born on May 30, 1990 in Namur. Fascinated by beauty, delicacy and mysteries of nature, he was early attracted by photography. He has since been striving to capture strong connections between men and nature. His pictures received many prices and travelled throughout Europe. As he was 8 years old, he wrote and directed his firstsmall theatre scenes. At 15, he discovered pyrotechnics and became professional pyrotechnician 5 years later. Fascinated by visuals, he began an audio-visual training at SAE Institute in Brussels and realized his first documentary, which was awarded by the "Festival Nature Namur (BE)"in 2010. He went then to the "Institut des Arts de Diffusion" in Louvain-la-Neuve (BE) and finalized another documentary on the symbiosis between men and bees. This last one was awarded (Festival Nature Namur in 2011, selected in several festivals (Festival of the Bird and Nature, ...)and broadcasted on TV channels (RTBF, RTC...). Step by step he felt the need of realizing fiction films on nature and he produced a short film on men and trees called "My Forest".
30 May 1990
Video art by Sébastien Pins