Director | Writer | Actor

Elisee Junior St Preux

 
 
 
 
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Elisee Junior St Preux is a Haitian storyteller born and raised in North Miami Beach, FL, who exploits his craft through Directing, Writing, and Acting. Elisee obtained a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Technology and a minor in Theatre at Florida Atlantic University. There, he crossed the Upsilon Theta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and the Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi Co-Ed Business Professional Fraternity, Inc. 

Navigating his way as a self-taught Filmmaker and natural cinephile, Elisee studied from various resources such as books, blogs, podcasts, newspapers, digital articles, and documentaries. Soon after, he created the film blog "The Movie Butter Playbook", for cinema enthusiasts, as well as the screenwriting label, "À La MODE Films", for underrepresented voices. Today, his work has premiered at prestigious film festivals such as Tribeca, Hollyshorts, and Urbanworld. Elisee is a recipient of Indeed's Rising Voices partnered with Lena Waithe's Hillman Grad Productions, a 53rd NAACP Image Awards nominee, a Sundance Ignite Finalist, and an HBO Short Film Award Finalist at the American Black Film Festival.

In front of the camera, Elisee has appeared in campaigns for Disney, Verizon, AT&T, and U Health, as well as networks including BET, OWN, Telemundo, and TV One. In addition to his creative work, Elisee is a brass orchestral musician, youth community mentor, travel enthusiast, and mental health advocate. 

With a distinct style of vintage storytelling combined with modern cinema, Elisee plans to make films he has yet to see on screen. Ultimately designing his content through explicit dreams, fantastical imagination, and a lively childhood, Elisee's solemn goal is to bear witness and share stories that reflect today, honor the past, and reimagine the future.

 
 

PRESS 

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HBO Announces Finalists For 2022 American Black Film Festival's Annual Short Film Award

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2022 NAACP Image Awards Nominations: The Full List

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North Miami Beach Filmmaker to Debut Movie at Tribeca Film Festival

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Elisee Junior St Preux discusses how he changed careers, created Aurinko in Adagio, and family relationships

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‘Not Your Mama’s Diversity Program’: How Indeed’s Rising Voices Fellowship Helps BIPOC Moviemakers

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Hillman Grad Productions and Indeed Partner to Debut 10 BIPOC Filmmakers at Tribeca Film Festival

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New Initiative to Emerge BIPOC Filmmakers

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Alumni Filmmaker Elisee Junior St Preux Discusses Pursuing Passions and Taking Risks

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Cinedicate Podcast | The Perks of Being a Wallflower / Aurinko in Adagio (2021): Finding Your Tribe