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Yves Simoneau


B: October 28, 1955 in Québec City, Québec

Yves Simoneau is a writer-director-producer-editor. He was the director of the mini-series Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, based on the book and the events that inspired it. It received 17 Emmy nominations, the most of any show at the 59th Emmy Awards held in September of 2007. It went on to win five awards includng the Emmy for Oustanding Made For Television Movie. After six years in development, the film, which was shot in Alberta and featured a large Canadian cast, including Adam Beach, Auggie Schellenberg, Anna Paquin and Colm Feore, premiered on HBO. It also resulted in him winning his first Directors Guild of America award (pictured above) in January, 2008.