Bruce LaBruce is an internationally acclaimed filmmaker, photographer, writer, and artist based in Toronto. Along with numerous short films, he has written and directed eleven feature films, including Pierrot Lunaire, which won the Teddy Award Special Jury Prize at the Berlinale in 2014. As a visual artist he has had numerous gallery shows around the world. Notoriously, his feature film L.A. Zombie was banned in Australia in 2010 after having been programmed at the Melbourne International Film Festival. It later premiered in competition at the Locarno Film Festival that same year. He has also worked widely in theatre and in filming music videos.