J.A. Bayona

Juan Antonio Bayona (Barcelona, 1975°), that’s the Spanish Spielberg! In 1993, his career takes a big turn at the Sitges Festival. It’s there, at the age of 19, that he meets Guillermo Del Toro after the screening of PAN’S LABYRINTH. The grandmaster of Mexican genre cinema immediately senses this young man’s talent and promises to… Continue reading J.A. Bayona

Jacques Molitor

Jacques Molitor was born in Luxembourg in 1980. After two years of medical studies, he enrolled at film school Institut des Arts de Diffusion (Belgium), where he obtained a degree with honors in 2005. Jacques is currently touring festivals with his second fiction feature, Wolfkin produced by Les Films Fauves. Prior to its release, the… Continue reading Jacques Molitor

Suzanne Coote

In 2017, Matt Angel and Suzanne Coote partnered and independently wrote, produced, and directed their first feature film, THE OPEN HOUSE. The film, a thriller starring Dylan Minnette (13 REASONS WHY), was acquired by Netflix as a Netflix Original Film, and was given a global release across all territories. It would quickly become one of… Continue reading Suzanne Coote

Matt Angel

In 2017, Matt Angel and Suzanne Coote partnered and independently wrote, produced, and directed their first feature film, THE OPEN HOUSE. The film, a thriller starring Dylan Minnette (13 REASONS WHY), was acquired by Netflix as a Netflix Original Film, and was given a global release across all territories. It would quickly become one of… Continue reading Matt Angel

Monsieur Poulpe

Monsieur Poulpe is a multi-talented (and multi-tentacled) artist who got his name from his ability to carry out ambitious projects on several fronts! Originally from Rouan, France, he quickly made a name for himself – without ever revealing his real name – on the Internet. He emerged from the shadows and worked as a mascot… Continue reading Monsieur Poulpe

John Barnard

John Barnard’s award-winning feature debut MENCORA opened in cinemas across North America, and later sold to Netflix. His music documentaries featuring Randy Bachman, The Sheepdogs and many others have won awards and screened on television and festivals internationally. His work in television can be seen in hundreds of hours of genres ranging from comedy to… Continue reading John Barnard

Niamh Carolan

Born in Ireland, Niamh Carolan trained professionally in London, UK at the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. She moved to Toronto in 2017 to continue her pursuit of acting. She was awarded Best Actress at the Jellyfest Film Festival for her role in the short film REVERIE in 2019. She then produced and… Continue reading Niamh Carolan

Lucas Pastor

Lucas Pastor started by making off-beat humorous videos on YouTube in the early 2010’s. He was then a student of Fine Arts, where he distinguished himself in painting, sculpture and drawing. At the time, his passion for video was still new. But in the course of the following years it would completely take over his… Continue reading Lucas Pastor

Patricia Mazuy

Patricia Mazuy is a director who worked alongside the famous Agnès Varda, while at the same time running the film club at the HEC (where she studied). Patricia Mazuy has a truly eclectic style. From traumatic thriller (SATURN BOWLING) to gritty black humor crime film (PAUL SANCHEZ IS BACK!) via teenage film (TRAVOLTA AND I)… Continue reading Patricia Mazuy

Jalmari Helander

Born in 1976 in the NOOORTH, more precisely in Finland, Jalmari Helander is a director and screenwriter of several short and feature films. Proud of his origins, his films always take place in his native country, in a mountainous, snowy and forest-y environment. He’s also keen of freewheeling interviews. An example? Sure: “The shooting days… Continue reading Jalmari Helander