Sebastián Hinestrosa studied philosophy at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. He also has formation in classical piano. With this background, and under many other influences in literature, art, music, TV, architecture and Hollywood agents, he has been the cinematographer in several short films and music videos focusing on narrative.
Among his favorites filmmakers are: Krzysztov Kieslowsky, Michael Mann, Pedro Almodóvar and Spike Jonze.
Hinestrosa currently resides in Los Angeles, California.