It’s a great feeling to think that I can be a friend to so many people through my movies.
— River Phoenix
 
 

Sebastien Skubala is a hot young actor and singer/songwriter from Australia known for his dramatic roles in numerous short films doing the international festival circuit.

Sebastien was born in Queensland, Australia and his first role on screen was at age 9 in the short film Janos (2015) which had its world premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Sebastien appeared in one of the first episodes of the cult series Wastelander Panda (2012) and had a role in the comedy short The Gentlemen's Club (2014).

He has had major roles in the short films Old Saint Nick (2016) and Today? (2016), which premiered at the 2017 Little Big Shots International Film Festival for Kids. Most recently he has appeared in A Fish Out Of Water (2017) and We Need to Talk (2017) which picked up a stack of awards around the world. Sebastien co-wrote and co-starred in the short film Deadline Demon (2017) which was a Trop Jr finalist. His most recent role was in A Dirty Mirror which premiered at the 2018 Fleurieu Film Festival, winning Best Film Script and Best Editing. Sebastien is soon to be seen in the comedy horror Dante’s Office.

 

On the stage Sebastien played Willie Thornhill in the Helpmann Award winning play The Secret River, directed by Neil Armfield as part of the 2017 Adelaide Festival. In 2019 he will appear in the original play Well Shut My Mouth in an Australian premiere. Sebastien’s previous stage roles include Edgar in the Australian premiere of Bracken Moor, a play written by Alexi Kaye Campbell which is being adapted for the screen, and Michael Banks in the South Australian premiere of Mary Poppins the Broadway Musical.

Sebastien was among the Top 100 of the Australian season of The Voice Kids and in 2018 he released his first original song Hide Yourself, with more songs to follow.