LES AFFAMÉS named Best Canadian Feature at TIFF 2017
Robin Aubert's arthouse horror drama Les Affamés won the 2017 TIFF Award for Best Canadian Feature Film. “A hybrid art-house film that proved to be something of a revelation," said jury members Mark Adams, Min Sook Lee, and Ella Cooper. (source)
LES AFFAMÉS goes to Sitges and Austin
Director Robin Aubert will present his latest arthouse horror thriller The Ravenous (Les Affamés) at the Sitges Fantastic film festival (european premiere), which will be followed by the American premiere of the film at Fantastic Fest.
LES AFFAMÉS premieres at TIFF 2017
Robin Aubert's LES AFFAMÉS, produced by Stephanie Morissette and starring Marc-André Grondin (Goon, C.R.A.Z.Y.) and Monia Chokri (Compte tes blessures, Heartbeats), will premiere at the Toronto film festival next September. Congrats to talents and crew!
VFC goes to Frontieres
C.S. Roy will be heading to the Frontières Coproduction Market during the Fantasia Film Festival next July as VFC is one of the 20 projects selected this year.
VIC+FLO SAW A BEAR adapted for the stage
Denis Côté's award-winning film Vic+Flo Saw a Bear will be adapted and translated in English as a stageplay by Michael Mackenzie. The show is part of the Montreal Centaur Theatre 2017-2018 season and will run from Nov. 21 to Dec. 2, 2017.
LMDP supports Quebec's Interactive Producers open letter to the CRTC
La maison de prod join its voice for the recognition by the CRTC of native, standalone interactive projects as Cultural content in its own rights.
DESPITE THE NIGHT goes to AFI Fest
Philippe Grandrieux' Despite The Night will be screened next November in Los Angeles at the American Film Institute annuant event. See the complete lineup here.
VICE Quebec on the RAVENOUS set
Journalist Simon Coutu had access to Robin Aubert's Ravenous set during the shooting of the film in late September. Watch the video here.
Alma Cinema brings RAVENOUS to TIFF buyers
Paris-based Alma Cinema is handling international sales of Robin Aubert's Ravenous (Les Affamés), which is currently shot in upstate Quebec. The film will get its market premiere at TIFF 2016, Variety reports.
Robin Aubert starts shooting his 4th feature
RAVENOUS, Robin Aubert's 4th feature, is now under production in central Quebec province. Starring Marc-André Grondin (Goon) and Monia Chokri (Heartbeats), the shooting will be wrapped in late September.
First footage of DESPITE THE NIGHT
French distribution company Shellac has released the first poster and trailer of Despite The Night, Philippe Grandrieux' new film produced by Mandrake (FR), with La maison de prod and 1976 Productions (CAN). The film will hit French theatres on July 6th.
POETASTR at the 2016 Montreal BIAN
Generative Twitter-based poetry platform POETASTR, part of the NORIGINALS project, can be experienced at the ARTVstudio during the 2nd edition of the Montreal International Digital Arts Biennale, which focuses this year on art-made-by-machines.
LMDP goes to Cannes
Film & Interactive Producer C.S. Roy will take part to the 2016 Marché du film Producer's Workshop program as one of the 5 SODEC_Lab Immersion Cannes newcoming producer grantees.
RAVENOUS' shooting scheduled next Summer
Ravenous, the upcoming Robin Aubert feature film, is amongst Telefilm Canada, SODEC and the Harold Greenberg Fund's latest supported projects for production. Shooting will begin in late August. Les Films Christal has theatrical and VOD distribution rights in Quebec.
DESPITE THE NIGHT in competition at Buenos Aires
Philippe Grandrieux' Despite The Night will have its South American premiere during the 2016 BAFICI Festival in Buenos Aires, as part of the Avant-garde & Genre Competition.
DESPITE THE NIGHT goes to Jeonju
Director Philippe Grandrieux is set to introduce his latest feature Despite The Night at the Jeonju Film Festival (South Korea, Apr. 28- May 7th), along with a film retrospective of his body of work and a masterclass.
Italian interview of Quebec Cinematographer Jessica Lee Gagné
Montreal-based DOP Jessica Lee Gagné tells about her work on Philippe Grandrieux' new film Despite The Night for italian website Lo Specchi Oscuro.
MALGRÉ LA NUIT goes to NYC
Philippe Grandrieux' Despite The Night will be screened at the Lincoln Film Center as part of the 2016 Film Comment Selects festival, followed by a Q&A with the French director.