Lewis-Martin Soucy

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Lewis Martin Soucy is a French film director, scriptwriter and cinematographer born in Montreal (1968-08-25) August 25, 1968 (age 53).

Biography[edit]

In 1994, he directed his first professional short film, Crises de Têtes (Heads Crisis), a 16mm black and white comedy featuring up and coming young actors of the French film scene of the 90's, Marie Vinoy, Olivier Mag, Jérôme L'Hotsky and Patrice Abbou.

In 1996, he moved to Paris where he works for various Canal+ network channels until 2000. First Ciné Cinéma, Canal Jimmy, Canal + Horizons then 13ème Rue for Universal Studios.

In 2013 he helmed the cinematography for the Algerian action film Algeria forever - Gates of the Sun directed by Jean-Marc Mineo. The film stars Algerian actor Zakaria Ramdane, the French actor Smaïn, the singer Lorie and the American boxing star Mike Tyson and becomes the first Algerian action blockbuster.

In 2004, he directed Handicap, a short film dealing with the theme of deafness which was selected "Coup de Coeur" (Best of Fest) at the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival and won numerous international awards. He then directed six other short films, I do, Between the lions, Se vende perro que habla, 10 euros (Talking dog for sale, 10 euros), The Blue Dress and Just do you, all selected "Coup de Coeur" in Cannes Film Festival.

In 2012, his short film Se vende perro que habla, 10 euros (Talking dog for sale, 10 euros) was screened at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood and qualified for the Oscars.

Since 2015, he has directed numerous music videos, including Girl it's true, a remix of the song True by the British band Spandau Ballet for the French touch electro Marseille duo Superfunk performed by Lucky Star singer Ron Carroll. His music video for French Latina singer Luyanna and reggaeton star Farruko have garnered millions of views on YouTube. He also directs La Distancia for Luyanna, a remix of the 80's classic song Africa in duet with ToTo singer Bobby Kimball.

In 2018, he directed the Algerian television series "Darkious and Makious" (دقيوس و مقيوس, in Arabic). The series was an audience breaker and became the biggest success on Echorouk TV during Ramadan 2018, and won the Best Comedy Award.

In July 2018 he joined the team of the number one French drama series Plus Belle La Vie as a director. The series, produced by TelFrance Series, is broadcast Monday to Friday at 8:20 p.m. on France 3.

Awards[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Film director
  • 1988 : T'es mort sinon je joues plus
  • 1995 : Crises de têtes
  • 2004 : Handicap
  • 2004 : Une araignée dans le plafond
  • 2010 : I do
  • 2010 : Sincérité
  • 2010 : The Surveyor
  • 2010 : Burning
  • 2011 : Between the Lions
  • 2012 : Se vende perro que habla, 10 euros (Talking dog for sale, 10 euros)
  • 2012 : Anymore (Laura Moreno García music video)
  • 2012 : The Blue Dress
  • 2012 : Votre profil m'intéresse
  • 2013 : The Merger
  • 2014 : Hallal Suspects
  • 2015 : Ma copine tarée
  • 2015 : Girl it's true (Superfunk feat. Ron Carroll music video)
  • 2016 : Tu Mirada (Luyanna feat. Farruko music video)
  • 2016 : La Princesa (Luyanna feat. Underes music video)
  • 2016 : Africa / La Distancia (Luyanna feat. Toto music video)
  • 2016 : Mon ami m'a quitté (Luyanna music video)
  • 2016 : Mi novio me dejo (Luyanna music video)
  • 2017 : Just Do You
  • 2017 : Discode (Olowex music video)
  • 2017 : Sorry (Blond music video)
  • 2018 : Darkious et Makious "دقيوس و مقيوس" in Arabic[1]
  • 2018 : Plus Belle La vie
  • 2019 : Hola Bonita (Ryls & Douks feat. Underes music video)
  • 2019 : Dans ma tête (T-Matt music video)
  • 2019 : Let me stretch (Myra music video)
  • 2019 : Plus Belle La vie
  • 2020 : Cendres
  • 2021 : Madness (Ruelle music video)
Director of photography
  • 1988 : T'es mort sinon je joues plus
  • 2004 : Une araignée dans le plafond
  • 2010 : Sincérité
  • 2011 : Between the Lions
  • 2012 : The return of Elias Urquijo
  • 2012 : Se vende perro que habla, 10 euros (Talking dog for sale, 10 euros)
  • 2012 : Anymore (vidéoclip de Laura Moreno García)
  • 2012 : The Blue Dress
  • 2012 : Votre profil m'intéresse
  • 2012 : Holden
  • 2012 : Cleopatra ya lalla
  • 2012 : L'Esclave du mâle
  • 2012 : Cacahuète !
  • 2012 : Ari
  • 2013 : The Merger
  • 2013 : Patrice Quarteron
  • 2013 : Les Portes du soleil - Algérie pour toujours
  • 2014 : Hallal Suspects
  • 2014 : Chronique de mon village
  • 2014 : Gates of the Sun (Lorie music video)
  • 2014 : Fouilleurs nés
  • 2015 : Ma copine tarée
  • 2015 : Girl it's true (Superfunk feat. Ron Carroll music video)
  • 2016 : Tu Mirada (Luyanna feat. Farruko music video)
  • 2016 : La Princesa (Luyanna feat. Underes music video)
  • 2016 : Africa / La Distancia (Luyanna feat. Toto music video)
  • 2017 : Fortuna Fire (The Pink Crows music video)
  • 2017 : Just Do You
  • 2017 : Discode (Olowex music video)
  • 2017 : Sorry (Blond music video)
  • 2018 : Darkious et Makious "دقيوس و مقيوس" in Arabic[1]
  • 2019 : Malapata
  • 2019 : Au nom des miens
  • 2019 : Otage
  • 2019 : Hola Bonita (Ryls & Douks feat. UNDERES music video)
  • 2019 : Dans ma tête (T-Matt music video)
  • 2019 : Let me stretch (Myra music video)
  • 2021 : Madness (Ruelle music video)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Dakious & Makious (TV Series 2018– ). Retrieved 2018-06-04. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png

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