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FILMS

Crossings - in development

Writer: Avrum Jacobson

Mediabiz productions

Elephant Song 

  • Best Director at the 2015 Director's Guild Awards
  • Official Selection -Toronto International Film Festival
  • Opening Film at the Atlantic Film Festival
  • Nominations at the Canadian Screen Awards- Best adaptation and Best lead performance
  • Selected in more than fifteen International Film Festivals
Melleny Productions
The American Trap (Le piège américain)
  • Official Competition at Angoulême (France) and Courmayeur (Italy) Film Festivals

Aetios / Alliance Atlantis Viva Film / E1

The Rocket (Maurice Richard)
  • Nominated for 9 Genie Awards and won Best Director
  • 14 nominations ay the Jutra Prizes, of which Best Film et Best Director
  • Best Film and Jury Grand Prize at the Krasnogorski Film Festival
  • Best Photography at the Milan Film Festival
  • Special Jury Prize for Best Film at the Palm Beach Film Festival
  • «Audience Prize» vote at the Palm Springs Film Festival
  • Best Canadian Film - Vancouver Film Critics Circle
  • Best male Performance - Roy Dupuis - Tokyo Film Festival
  • Golden Totem at the Outaouais Film Festival
Cinémaginaire / Alliance Atlantis Viva
Séraphin, Heart of Stone (Séraphin, Un homme et son péché)
  • #1 Canadian box office with close to $10 million
  • Billet d'Or and six Jutra Awards including Best Lead Actor and Best Lead Actress
  • Golden Reel at the Genie Awards
Odeon Films / Cité Amérique
Pandora's Beauty (La beauté de Pandore)
  • Opening Film at the 13ème Rendez-vous du Cinéma québécois
  • Selected in fifteen International Film Festivals
Alliance Atlantis / Cité Amérique
60th Anniversary Film for the NFB

Format: collage and animation

National Film Board of Canada
Streetheart (Le Coeur au poing)
  • Crystal Globe for Best Film and Best Director Award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
  • 2 Jutra Prizes for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress
  • Best scriptwriting at the Vancouver Film Festival
  • Female lead Prize at the 15th Mons Festival du film de l'amour
  • Selected in thirty International Film Festivals
France Film / Cité Amérique
Eldorado
  • Director's Fortnight and Director's Special Distinction at theCannes International Film Festival
  • Selected in twenty-five International Film Festivals
Alliance / Alliance Viva Film / Cité Amérique
Chili's Blues (C'était le 12 du 12 et Chili avait les blues)
  • Official Selection Sundance Film Festival
Production du Cerf

 

TELEVISION

 

Reign

saison II-  2 episodes

 

Played
multiple episodes

 

 

Republic of Doyle

multiple episodes

 

Being Human

multiple episodes

CBS Television Studios

Warner Bros. Television

 

Back Alley Film Productions /

Muse Entertainment Enterprises /

Bell / CTV


CBC

SyFy / Muse Entertainment

The Listener

multiple episodes

CTV / Shaftesbury Films

Cyberbully

TV movie

  • Canadian Silver Screen Award for Best Actress
  • Canadian Silver Screen Awards, five nominations : Best Direction, Best TV Movie,
       Best Writer, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress
  • DGC nomination for Best Direction of a Television Movie
  • 16th Annual Prism Award for Best performance- Emily Osment
  • Nominated for 16th Annual Prism Award for Best TV Movie
  • Finalist in the 2012 About.com Readers'Choice Awards
ABC Family / Muse Entertainment
Endgame Canwest / Showcase / Thunderbird Films

Flashpoint

multiple episodes

CBS / CTV

Durham County

multiple episodes

  • Nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Director   

TMN / Movie Central / Back Alley Films /

Muse Entertainment

Rookie Blue

multiple episodes

ABC/ CanWest Global / Thump Inc. /

E1 Entertainment

The Trojan Horse

mini-series

  • Nominated for the DGC Award for Best Director
  • Nominated for five Gemini Awards including Best Director
CBC / Whizbang

Hunt for Justice

TV movie

  • Gemini Award for Best television movie.
  • Opening film at the 2006 FIPA in Biarritz
  • Gold FIPA for Best Actress - Wendy Crewson
  • Favorite Feature - San Francisco Orinda Film festival
CTV / Galafilm / Tatfilm (Germany)

H2O

mini-series

  • Directors Guild of Canada Award for Outstanding Team Achievement
  • Best Lead actor- Paul Gross at Monte Carlo
  • Nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Mini-Series
  • 4 DGC Prize nominations of which Best director
CBC / Whizbang

Marguerite Volant

eleven episodes

  • Silver FIPA for Best Drama Series
Telefilm / Cité-Amérique

Blanche

eleven episodes

  • Gold FIPA for Best Drama Series
  • Gold Medal for Best Drama Series - NY
  • Seven Gemini Awards including Best Director 
Telefilm / Cité-Amérique

Un Autre homme

TV movie

Max Films / National Film Board  

DOCUMENTARY FILMS

 

Gilles Carle, Imagination unleashed 

  • Best Documentary Film- Jutra Award
  • 3 nominations at the Gémeaux Prizes, of which Best Film and Best Director
Amazone Films

Gauvreau, Imperative freedom

  • Best Director Gemini Award
VivaVision production         

Director of many television documentaries including films on Denis Vanier and Pierre Vallières, as well as film portraits of painters Emily Carr and Paul-Emile Borduas, also Juste pour partir le monde, a film about the Montagnais living in Quebec’s Cote-Nord.
 

 

THEATER


Cocteau par Cocteau
A play by Christian Delmas, on Cocteau's life and mythologies.
 

 

ADVERTISING


Spent more than fifteen years working in the advertising industry, with prestigious clients like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Bell and Mc Donald, including a three period in the United Kingdom. Winner of many prizes including the Jacques Bouchard Prize for Best Work of the Year in Advertising Direction (1994), Coqs, D’or and Excellence Prizes (Mundial).

 

 

FEATURE TRAILERS

 

The Rocket (Maurice Richard)

Séraphin, Heart of Stone (Séraphin, Un homme et son péché)

The American Trap (Le piège américain)

Pandora's Beauty (La beauté de Pandore)

Chili's blues (C'était le 12 du 12 et Chili avait les blues)