In turns artistic director, photographer, film director and screenwriter, Leïla Sy has become one of the key figures in French rap and hip hop. 

After studying at Penninghen, Leïla started out directing music videos, a format she excels in, leading her to work regularly with Lino and Kerry James, whose feature film she is set to direct. Leïla is recognized for her experience and unique know-how in image and urban arts and has just joined the brand new national hip hop center.