Stéphanie JoallandScreenwriter, Director & Producer
Originally from France, Stéphanie holds an MBA from Audencia Nantes. She began her career at TF1 International and Canal Plus, worked as a story editor on Emmy-nominated Pet Aliens, wrote live-action TV scripts, created a Sci-Fi animated series for Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp: Valerian & Laureline based on the comic.
She then moved to Los Angeles to study filmmaking at UCLA where she graduated in 2008. In 2014, she wrote, directed and produced her first feature film The Quiet Hour, a sci-fi thriller starring Dakota Blue Richards and Karl Davies, which premiered at Galway Film Fleadh, was nominated Best British Film at Raindance Film Festival, Best International Film at Sofia International Film Festival, won Best Film at Kansas City Film Fest, showcased at Newport Beach Festival, sold to Sky Cinema in the UK, Amazon Prime in the U.S., and was sold by international sales agent Vision Films around the world.
As a producer she’s currently developing Sean McConville’s next feature The Last Moon, a supernatural suspense/horror, through their company Frenzy Films. She also works as an advisor on the Raindance MA Film Program with Staffordshire University in England. Stéphanie’s an alumna of Berlinale Talents and IFP Emerging Narrative Lab in NYC. She lives in London.