|Other names||Steve Surjik|
|Occupation||Television director, film director, producer|
He was nominated three times for Gemini Awards for best direction, for Little Criminals, Tripping the Wire: A Stephen Tree Mystery and Intelligence, and received four Emmy Award nominations for Weapons of Mass Distraction.
--Surjik on his directing method.
Born in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1960, he studied at the Concordia University in Montreal and received a Best Director award at the 14th Canadian Student Film & Video Festival in 1982 for Second Story Man.
After working as production designer and art director in the mid-80s, he moved on, directing for the series The Kids in the Hall. In 1993 Surjik made his feature film debut with Wayne's World 2, starring fellow Canadian Mike Myers.
For television, he has directed films such as the 1996 Grand Prix "Cinéma Tout Ecran" award-winning Little Criminals, the Emmy-nominated Weapons of Mass Distraction, starring Ben Kingsley and Gabriel Byrne, and the CBC movie Intelligence. His episodic credits include Da Vinci's Inquest, Legacy, The Handler, Road to Avonlea, Due South, X-Files, Warehouse 13 and pilots for Bull, Miss Miami and Zoe Busiek: Wildcard and Intelligence. His more recent television work includes; Common Law, Burn Notice, Graceland, Person of Interest, Arrow and The Flash.