Newsweek names THE RAVENOUS "the Best Zombie Horror Film of the Decade"
Robin Aubert's The Ravenous (Les Affamés) has been hailed as the Best Zombie Horror Film of the Decade by Newsweek. "An undead romp so inventive and heartfelt that it might raise the genre from the grave."(read)
THE RAVENOUS awarded at the Canadian Screen Awards
Congratulations to Erik Gosselin and Marie France Guy, who won the Achievement in Make-up Canadian Screen Award for their contribution to Robin Aubert's The Ravenous (Les Affamés).
THE RAVENOUS takes Fantasporto's top awards
La maison de prod's The Ravenous won the Fantasporto's Grand Prix, while Robin Aubert won the Best Directing award for the second time, 12 years after his first feature St. Martyrs of the Damned has been screened in competition at the Portuguese festival.
AQCC names THE RAVENOUS the Best Quebecois Feature Film of 2017
AQCC, Quebec's Film Critics Association, named Robin Aubert's The Ravenous as the 2017 Best Quebecois Feature Film during the 2018 RVQC Awards Night.
THE RAVENOUS wins at Gerardmer
The Ravenous (Les Affamés) won the Jury's Prize at the 25th Gerardmer Film Festival, France's prime genre event. This year's jury was headed by acclaimed French actor and filmmaker Mathieu Kassovitz. (Pic: Actress and jury member Suzanne Clément with director Robin Aubert)
Netflix acquires international distribution rights of THE RAVENOUS
The Ravenous will launch on Netflix worldwide on March 2nd, except for LatAm and Eastern Europe. The festival hit and award winning arthouse horror will land on Netflix Canada in 2019. (press release)
THE RAVENOUS scores at Baie-Comeau Film Fest
Peter Henry Philips won the Best Sountrack Award for his original score in The Ravenous (Les Affamés) at the Baie-Comeau Cinoche Film Festival, in Eastern Canada (read article)
THE RAVENOUS grabs 5 Canadian Screen Awards nominations
The Ravenous is a CSA 2018 finalist for Best Motion Picture (Stephanie Morissette), Best Director (Robin Aubert), Achievement in Make-Up (Érik Gosselin, Marie-France Guy), Achievement in Music – Original Score (Pierre-Philippe Côté) and Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Brigitte Poupart).
THE RAVENOUS Canadian tour dates & venues
The Ravenous will be screened in Montréal (Jan 13), Toronto (Jan 18/21), Vancouver (Jan 19), Edmonton (Jan 27) and Winnipeg (Feb. 1/2) during the Canada's Top Ten Films Tour, then in Whitehorse (9 fév) for the Available Lights Festival.
THE RAVENOUS listed on TIFF Canada's Top Ten Films of 2017
Robin Aubert's The Ravenous (Les Affamés), produced by LMDP, is among the best Canadian films of 2017 according to TIFF Group. The arthouse zombie drama will be screened in early 28 across Canada as part of the Canada’s Top 10 Film Festival. (read)
CS Roy among the Storytek resident content entrepreneurs first cohort
La maison de prod is one of the 7 content+tech resident companies at the STORYTEK Accelerator inaugural cohort. CS Roy will develop the feature film+interactive project VFC during an intensive 10-week program in tech mecca Tallinn, Estonia (thanks to SODEC for financial assistance).
THE RAVENOUS wins in Madrid
Robin Aubert's The Ravenous won the Best VFX Award at the Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico Nocturna in Madrid, Spain. Kudos to VFX masters The Blood Brothers and Alchemy 24!
THE RAVENOUS among Newsweek's Best of 2017
Robin Aubert's The Ravenous (Les Affamés) is on Newsweek's 2017 Top Horror Films list, along with IT, It Comes at Night, Raw, mother! and Alien Covenant. (article)
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.