CHRIS DI STAULO is an award-winning motion picture director based in Toronto, and has established himself as one of the most exciting directors in the industry. He is known for his focused and intricate work with actors, beautiful cinematography and original narrative work. Chris is a natural-born storyteller and this is reflected in his internationally distributed films, which have garnered over 25 national and international awards.
His unique vision and innovative style have won him awards at the Cannes International Film Festival, Las Vegas Film Festival, Hollywood & Vine Film Festival, Canada International Film Festival, and many more.
After directing “Dirty Talk” and “Somnolence”, both films were acquired and broadcast by CBC Television and ShortsTV (USA, Europe, South Asia, and Africa). A graduate of York University’s Bachelor of Arts (Specialized Honours) program in Directing, Chris’ arts education consists of training with some of North America’s top filmmakers. He brings an infectious energy to each set that inspires his actors to make the audience think, feel and immerse themselves in the story unfolding before them.
Chris is a member in good standing of the Directors Guild of Canada – Directors Rights Collective of Canada, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto.
Selected List of Clients: TD Bank, Spotify, Johnson & Johnson, Shangri-La Hotel, Second Cup Coffee Co., Nicorette, Cold-FX, Western Union, Credit Canada, and more.