|Birth Name||Van Maximilian Carlson|
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Van Maximilian Carlson is a Los Angeles-based director and editor who has worked on numerous projects including documentary feature films, commercials, theatrical trailers, and several original dramatic films, which have received numerous accolades, such as the "Grand Jury Best Documentary Award" and the "Documentary Audience Award" at the Slamdance 2011 Film Festival for his documentary Bhopali, which went on to win 5 more awards at other film festivals. His 2013 short, "The Troll" won two best short film awards at the LA United & L.A. Independent Film Quartlery film festivals. Past wins include, "Most Promising Director Award" at the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival and the "Best Director Award" at the Toronto International Teen Movie Festival for a short film he completed while in high school. He was director and cinematographer for the short film Dissociative (2008), which went on to win a "Best Thriller Award." His film, Ninth November Night (2004), was considered by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Documentary Screening Committee to be "one of the outstanding documentaries of 2004." His advertising editorial work has also been recognized and awarded three Promax/BDA awards and one Key Art win.
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