Stiaan portrayed the lead role in this short film directed by Tyron Janse van Vuuren. Inspired by Heath Ledger‘s preparation to play the role of the Joker, this short film tells the story of Kingsley Bell, a Hollywood actor who isolates himself in a hotel room for six weeks to prepare to play a psychotic comic book villain in an upcoming blockbuster film. Preparation garnered several international awards including the Audience Award and the Jury Prize at the Schnit International Short Film Festival.

“Incredible performance” – Gavin Hood, Director, Tsotsi, X-Men Origins: Wolverine