After graduating from Columbia College Hollywood in Los Angeles in 1997, Sebastian worked his way up through the ranks of the film industry, gaining experience in camera, lighting, editing and production, already focusing on commercials. In 1998, Sebastian started working as a freelance cinematographer, shooting music videos and numerous commercials for brands like Mercedes-Benz, Deutsche Bank, Nike, Oreo, Mini, Lamborghini and Honda, to name a few.

Since 2009 Sebastian focuses on high-end car commercials and became known for the unique way he lights and shoots cars. His attention to detail and visual style and his passion for cars adds to the quality of his work.