J Stevens (they/them) is a Calgary-born, Toronto-based filmmaker. With over a decade of experience behind the camera, J’s mission is to continue bringing dynamic, personal and visually captivating LGBTQ+ content to the forefront.
J is the co-creator, cinematographer and director of the high-energy mockumentary series, Slo Pitch (IFC/OutTV), which was recently renewed for season 2 with IFC/AMC. J directed two episodes of Astrid & Lilly Save the World airing on Crave, CTV Sci-Fi and Syfy. J will also be directing on season two of the HBO Max/CBC show Sort Of, filming in 2022.
DEFUND, a short film J was the cinematographer of premiered at TIFF 2021. They have been awarded the LGBTQ+ Spotlight Award at the 2020 TO Web Fest for Slo Pitch, as well as the Best Canadian Short at the 2019 Inside Out LGBT Film Festival for Soft Spot.
J is represented by Play Management.
J is a Directors Guild of Canada Member and the Canadian Society of Cinematographers Associate Member.