Revealed in 2006, at the age of 14, thanks to her performance in the Quebec adaptation of the film Romeo and Juliet, Charlotte Aubin has since taken an original and thoughtful artistic path. Best known by the Quebec public with a recurring role in the very popular dramatic series Providence, she embarked on a four-year training at the National Theater School to perfect her culture and acting, interrupting her young career for a short time. It was during this time that she confirmed her interest and love for writing, poetry, theater and cinema.
Olivier Bilodeau - Quebec
Programming Director -Quebec City Film Festival -
A graduate in film studies and political science from Université de Montréal, as well as in business administration from Université de Sherbrooke, Olivier Bilodeau worked for Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) from 2008 to 2011; on various selection committees, after acting as a programming assistant and assistant to the Executive Director. A dead fanatic of kaij and slashers movies, he co-founded, in 2011, the Quebec City Film Festival and is now the Programming Director.
Isabelle Favez - Switzerland
Filmmaker and illustrator
A writer and filmmaker, animator and illustrator, working mainly on animation films Isabelle Favez graduated from the Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst in Zurich (HGKZ) in Film/Video Design. Since then she has focused on the production of animation films, and has directed seven films to this day. Her films have been selected in many film festivals, including Berlin, Hiroshima, Annecy, Zagreb, Ottawa, Stuttgart, and have won numerous awards. She also works as a freelance animator and illustrator for various clients.
Janice Nadeau - Quebec
Filmmaker and illustrator
In addition to a master's in film studies from Université de Montréal, Janice Nadeau trained in graphic design at Université du Québec à Montréal and in illustration at École supérieure des arts décoratifs in Strasbourg. She has illustrated numerous books and has won three prestigious Governor General of Canada Awards, including Nul poisson où aller *(2014), which she adapted for her first animated film with Nicola Lemay. *Mamie (2016), her first solo production, is a personal and intimate story co-produced by the National Film Board of Canada and Folimage.
Paul Wenninger - Austria
Filmmaker, choreographer and dancer
Freelance dancer, author of choreographic works, and filmmaker with a focus on pixilation and animation. Since 1999 he is the artistic director of Kabinett ad Co., a working platform for interdisciplinary projects with a focus on the body. His works have been shown internationally and received several awards.
International Student Competition
Rachel Leblanc - Quebec
University of Montreal
Audrey Malo - Quebec
University of Québec in Montréal
Adele Vendette - Quebec
Grand Prize Sommets-École NAD International Competition $2000
Special Jury Award
Guy-L.-Coté Award for Best Canadian Animated Film $1500
International Student Competition Award $1000
Special Award École NAD - Québec+Canada Student Panorama $1000 in training
Caisse de la Culture Award for Best Very Short Film $500
More to come
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