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Theo Le Sourd

Theo Le Sourd is a French-American film director and editor who grew up between Paris and New York. In 2018, he graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Directing, which paved the way for his journey in the film industry.


Theo's artistic style has been honed through his work as a director and editor in various mediums such as music videos, commercials, and short films. Notably, his thesis film has become one of the most successful films on Short of the Week, amassing over 5 million views.


In the past few years, Theo has worked as an editor at Modern Post, a leading post-production house in New York City. He collaborated with a range of well-known brands and artists, including Air Jordan, Nike, James Blake, Olivia Rodrigo, Fivio Foreign, Off-White, Calvin Klein, Louis Vuitton, and Glossier.


Apart from his filmmaking pursuits, Theo's deep passion for and study of classical piano informs his approach to storytelling, characterized by a lyrical quality that evokes deep emotions. He prides himself on crafting stories that are both poetic and deeply evocative, demonstrating his commitment to authenticity and sincerity.


Looking ahead, Theo is currently in the process of writing a new feature film set in New York, and he remains steadfast in his pursuit of discovering new narratives to share with the world. With his experience as a director and editor, he continually strives to develop innovative approaches to compelling storytelling.


Editing – Modern Post

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