Photo: Marie-Eve Alarie – L’Hebdo Journal

Raymond St-Jean is a film director, screenwriter and multimedia designer. He started his career directing music videos and short films.

Over the years, he explored many genres. He directed dramas (Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft, Léa), documentaries (Louise Lecavalier – In Motion, A Chair Fit For An Angel, Ghost Town, L’oiseau de nuit) and performing arts movies (Les trous du Ciel, Cabaret Neiges Noires, Peepshow). His films have been broadcasted in Canada and Europe and showed in many festivals.

His new feature film, Dusk for a Hitman, opened in Quebec march 10 2023 to great reviews.

His feature-length documentary A Chair Fit For An Angel won the Best Canadian Film Award and the ICI ARTV Award For Best French Canadian Production at the 32nd International Festival of Films on Art. The film also won the Best Feature Length Documentary Award at the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival 2014 and the Grand Prize Golden Eagle at IFFEST Document.Art 2014 in Bucharest.

Louise Lecavalier – In Motion, his latest documentary, explores the life and work of acclaimed Canadian dancer and choreographer Louise Lecavalier.

For Cirque du Soleil, he designed in 2008 the video projections of Zaia. From 2009 to 2011, again with Cirque du Soleil, he designed and produced the multimedia content of Zarkana, which toured in New York, Madrid, Moscow and Las Vegas. In 2012, he co-designed The World Of Michel Tremblay, a multimedia installation paying tribute to the famous Canadian playwright. In 2013, he co-designed the multimedia content of Michael Jackson ONE at the Mandalay Bay Resort And Casino in Las Vegas.