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Spindle Films is a Canadian production company with offices in Toronto and Calgary. We create high-quality, boundary-pushing content that centers on 2SLGBTQIA+ characters and stories. 


Spindle Films has been hard at work with our first feature film, Really Happy Someday. Really Happy Someday is supported by Telefilm and the Canada Council for the Arts. 


Spindle Films was founded by J Stevens (they/them). With over a decade of experience behind the camera, J’s mission is to continue bringing dynamic, personal and visually captivating 2SLGBTQIA+ content to the forefront.

J is the co-creator, cinematographer and director of the high-energy mockumentary series, Slo Pitch (IFC/AMC+). J directed two episodes of Astrid & Lilly Save the World (Crave, Syfy). J also directed on season two of Sort Of (HBO Max, CBC).

J received a Best Directorial Achievement in a Comedy Series nomination at the Directors Guild of Canada Awards 2022 for Astrid & Lilly Save The World. J was named one of Playback Magazine's 'Top 10 Filmmakers To Watch 2022' and was selected for the TIFF Filmmakers Lab 2022 as well as one of their Every Story Fellows.

Want to work with us? Get in touch!

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