Fascinated by the macabre, the avant-garde, the surreal & villainous, Xavier Hamel is an emergent film director from Montréal, Quebec. Meditative works of darkest symbolism & examined morality, questioned narrative & reconciled duality, his films explore anarchy & fear, lust & death, love & salvaged redemption, all in equal measure. Xavier Hamel has directed films for an assortment of independent & commercial projects, including Visage Musique, Missy Industry, Lisbon Lux Records and many more. His work has also been included in numerous national & international festivals in Montréal, Brussels, Glasgow, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Sydney and more. Receiving his education in Film at the city's Concordia University, he now works between Berlin, Los Angeles & Montréal while completing his MFA in Film Directing at the California Institute of the Arts. In 2017, he founded the production company After Hours Studios with film director Sarah Khawand.