Stephanie Burbano is a queer Latinx filmmaker and art director. Originally from Toronto, she came to Montreal to study at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema and graduated in 2018 with distinction. She has since been working on several projects, namely as an art director on short and feature films, music videos, and commercials. Steph has a preternatural sense of style and charisma that allows her to use her Latin heritage to tell visual stories through artefacts and clothing. As a queer latinx filmmaker, representation and visibility are fundamental in my work and visual language.
She is one half of the art collective K.Bestia, with their first feature screenplay currently funded for development by SODEC 2020 and INDIGENOUS SCREEN OFFICE-ISO-Solidarity Fund 2021.
2018 Graduate at Concordia's Mel Hoppenhiem school of cinema
Awards & Nominations:
INDIGENOUS SCREEN OFFICE-ISO-Solidarity Fund (2021)
Trapo Gordo-feature screenplay DEVELOPMENT FUND
Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC)2020
emerging creators grant.
Official selection at GRRL HAUS Cinema Film Festival 2020* Germany
*Official Selection at Raindance Film Festival 2017*UK
*Official Selection at Atlanta Film Festival 2017*
*Official Selection at Ann Arbor Film Festival 2017*
nominated for AAF best experimental short
*Official Selection at Concordia Film festival 2017*
WINNER for Best Art Direction
nominated for best experimental film
nominated for best sound
nominated for best film
short film distribution deal with Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre for ROYAL JELLY