Zeitgeist Films | What Remains: The Life and Work of Sally Mann
Steven Cantor
Film Info
80 mins
In English
Rating: Not Rated
Steven Cantor

Director/Producer Steven Cantor is a graduate of the USC School of Cinema-Television and a founding partner in Stick Figure Productions.

In 1994, Steven received an Academy Award nomination for the short documentary, BLOOD TIES: THE LIFE AND WORK OF SALLY MANN about the controversial photographer. In 2002, he received an Emmy Award nomination for the HBO/Channel 4 UK documentary DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND about the rebellious tendencies of Amish youth. In 2003, received an Emmy award for his film WILLIE NELSON: STILL IS STILL MOVING, part of the 2003 PBS American Masters series.

In 2007, Steven produced I AM AN ANIMAL, an HBO documentary about Ingrid Newkirk and her PETA organization. He is currently Executive Producing the Style network hit, KIMORA: LIFE IN THE FAB LANE about fashion mogul and icon Kimora Lee Simmons, FREEFALL about a team of world class base jumpers for The Discovery Channel, and SHADOW WORKS, a series that takes a look at people who do dangerous jobs at night for National Geographic. He also has series in development for TLC, Bravo, MTV and Animal Planet among others.

In 2006, he completed the feature length documentary WHAT REMAINS for HBO, revisiting Sally Mann to follow the creation of her latest body of work on the nature of decay. It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006 and aired to critical acclaim later that year. He also produced and directed loudQUIETloud, about the reunion of the rock band, Pixies, which premiered at the 2006 SXSW Film Festival.

Steven executive produced and directed the HBO series FAMILY BONDS, about a family of bail bondsmen and bounty hunters in Queens. The show made its mark as the first documentary series ever to air as part of HBO’s acclaimed Sunday night line-up of original programming. The same year, he Executive Produced AMISH IN THE CITY, a UPN reality series which drew some of the network’s highest ratings ever.

Additional Executive Producing credits include # 1 SINGLE for E! starring Lisa Loeb, THE FABULOUS LIFE PRESENTS: REALLY RICH REAL ESTATE for VH1, following high-end real estate agents in Hollywood and THE BIZ, a hit on-line show for AOL and Warner Music to find the next music mogul.

Steven has directed commercials for such clients as Porsche, NFL/United Way, Dasani, and David Barton Gym.

He is married to the French-Canadian born jewelry designer, Sonya Gauthier, and they live in New York with their 4 year old daughter, Clara Blue.