Biography

Stéphane is a director who has always focused on the emotions at the core of his projects, be it in film, commercials, experiential cinema or documentary. Wether shooting in Asia, South America, Europe or in Canada, his main concern is to reach people by striking the fundamental human sensibility that exists within us all. Stéphane has been a copywriter, director and documentary photographer since 2006 and in 2009, he began co-directing with Michael Shu under the moniker EPHER HEILLAND. Throughout the years, they have created music videos, documentary and dance projects together like OUT OF MIES, PUTEROBO and MARDI GRAS. Both his individual and co-directed projects have been featured in prominent film festivals across the world and have earned him many accolades. His films have been shown at Slamdance, Raindance and Off Venice and his FESTIMANIA campaign was awarded the grand jury prize at the 2011 BoomeranG digital advertising awards (among other awards). His Epher Heilland collaborations have screened at Curtacinema, FEST, Image+Nation, the RVCQ and in 2015 they were awarded the Felix for best music video for MARDI GRAS at the ADISQ awards.