Leïla Sy, born Leïla Dixmier, was born on June 30 , 1977. She is a filmmaker and a French hip-hop activist.
Leïla graduated with honors from the well-known College of Graphic Artwork in Penninghen. She is a prolific artist: photographer, dancer, musician and inventive director within the luxurious sector, notably throughout the Rodlauer company (DIOR, Barbie Joaillerie, Mikimoto), in addition to for the well-known “The Supply Journal”.
Since 2006, she has launched up to date pictures via the journal L’Insensé Photograph, of which she is the Creative Director, below the course of Elizabeth Nora and Vanessa van Zuylen.
These a number of universes naturally convey her creativity to the manufacturing of music movies for artists comparable to Kery James, Diam’s, Zaho, Lino, JUL, Sofiane, NTM, Soolking, Keny Arkana, and even L.E.J.
In 2011, she directed the documentary Rimes et Châtiments (52’) on censorship in French rap.
In 2019, she directed the third brief movie within the “Je t’aim3” trilogy wherein she stars rapper VALD. Her first function movie co-directed with Kery James, BANLIEUSARDS is broadcast on NETFLIX from October 2019.
Her creativity, her aesthetic breath, give her a pure expertise for administration of actors, choreography and staging. She indicators with Duosceno, the scenography of the artists Kery James, JUL and Dadju. Alongside them, she walks via the most important French venues such because the Olympia, Accord Resort Enviornment and the Zeniths of France.
The frequent thread of her work is a complete dedication each in her creations and for the concepts she defends, this dedication extends significantly throughout the board of administrators which participates within the foreshadowing of the inspiration for reminiscence, slavery, treaties and their abolition. She additionally sits alongside Agnes B on the Board of Administrators of the Hip Hop Cultural Middle – LaPlace.