Toben Seymour

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Toben Seymour is a director and puppeteer based in Los Angeles, California.

Toben Seymour
Born (1980-04-24) April 24, 1980 (age 38)
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Occupation film/video director/puppeteer
Years active 2004-present


Toben Seymour grew up in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, and began making puppets in grade school. He attended film school at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, where he created Commondeer Productions with friends and filmmakers Ace Norton and Asiel Norton, and got his start making low-budget videos for local bands. His work has been featured in Anthem Magazine, American Cinematographer , Modziq, Dazed and Confused and White Canvas among others. His work has also been featured at the SXSW, Clermont-Ferrand and Berlin International Film Festival. He is currently represented by Tessa Films.

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