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Stephen Kanaris

Stephen is a director and editor at Blacklab, a highly successful creative production house in Brisbane, Australia. Last year he also performed the role of Artistic Director for the Heart of Gold International Film Festival.

His film, Boundless won eight awards and screened at over 25 film festivals world wide. His most recent production, Maiden is performing strongly on the festival circuit whilst receiving five nominations and already winning three awards.

Stephen is currently in development with is first feature film, 'Tommy'. A true story about Tommy McHugh, an ex-junky street fighter who's sudden brain aneurism changed his personality forever and bringing about a rare condition called Sudden-Artistic-Output.

Short film credits

Image from Maiden


Australia | Jan 2013 | 16:00
Her first win could be his last chance.
Director, Writer (Original story)
Image from Boundless


Australia | Jan 2009 | 17:24
A quest for personal independence by Craig, a 35 year-old man with Down syndrome, leads him to confront his dreams head-on.
8 awards
Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 30 May 2014