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Sophie Dupuis

Sophie Dupuis, director
Photo of Sophie Dupuis © 2018 by Maurie Alioff. Used with permission.

B: in Val-d'Or, Québec

Sophie Dupuis is a director and screenwriter from Val-d’Or, Quebec. She is one of the major figures in the new generation of Quebec filmmakers that emerged after the year 2000. She has directed several short fiction films which have won awards at festivals both in Quebec and elsewhere. Chien de garde started out as Toujours ensemble and is titled Family First in English. Chien de garde is Dupuis’ first feature length film. It was nominated for eight Prix Iris awards in 2018 and won three. Her 2020 film, Souterrain (Underground), was 1 of 5 films nominated for Best Motion Picture for the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards. Her feature Solo will have its World Premiere at TIFF 2023.

Also see: Solo: The Show Must Go On.
Also see: 2018 Prix Iris winners