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Benoit Pilon

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B: July 27, 1962

Benoit Pilon earned a B.A in film at Concordia University in Montréal, where he made a short, La Rivière Rit, which won the award for best fictional film at the Canadian student film festival in 1988. He went on to start Les Films de l’autre, a production company dedicated to independent auteur films. His short, Regards volés won the Golden Sheaf Award for Best Drama over 30 minutes at the Yorkton festival. Impressions, autour du quatuor à cordes de Claude Debussy was nominated for three Gémeaux. Roger Toupin, épicier variété picked up a Gémeau in 2005 for best social documentary; the 2004 Jutra award for best Quebec documentary; the Bayard d’or for best documentary at the Namur film festival in Belgium. Ce qu’il faut pour vivre is his first feature length fiction film.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

La Rivière Rit (1988)

Regards volés (1994)
Rosaire et la Petite-Nation (1997)
Impressions, autour du quatuor à cordes de Claude Debussy (1998)

3 Soeurs en 2 temps (2002)
Roger Toupin, épicier variété (2003)
Nestor et les oubliés (2006)
Ce qu’il faut pour vivre (2008)

Décharge (2011)
Iqaluit (2016)

TV Series – at least 1 epsiode of:
Réseaux (1998-1999)

Ce qu'il faut pour vivre, movie poster