Nicolas Steil launched his professional career in the 1980’s as a print journalist. He carries out numerous field reports, particularly in Lebanon, which encourage him to become a television reporter. Thus, in 1983, he starts working for RTL TV, first as a reporter and later as television news presenter. He goes on to become director and producer of documentaries. In 1986, he starts his own production company, IRIS PRODUCTIONS, by which he produces and directs documentaries, television programmes, as well as advertising films before moving towards the movies with the production of fictional feature and animation films, as well as documentaries. Over the years, the Iris Group has grown with subsidiaries in Belgium, Germany and France through Rezo Films. Nicolas Steil has now produced and co-produced over fifty films.duit plus de cinquante films.