Photo credits : Kelly Jacob

Chloé Robichaud

Director

At 29, Chloé Robichaud has an impressive track record and a most promising future. In 2013, the writer and director made the Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival for the second year in a row with her first feature, Sarah préfère la course. The film starring Sophie Desmarais and Jean-Sébastien Courchesne, explores the compromises a young athlete must make in order to achieve her goal. Robichaud enjoys all facets of filmmaking, which is why she writes her films from treatment to script as well as directing and often editing them. In 2012, her short film Chef de meute was screened at Cannes, where it was nominated for the Palme d’or for short films. It was also nominated for a Jutra Award and a Canadian Screen and was named to Canada’s Top Ten as well as being shown at numerous international festivals.

In 2016, her most recent film Boundaries, which explores the lives of women politicians, was selected at many prestigious festivals around the world. This coproduction Quebec/ Newfoundland features an impressive distribution with Macha Grenon, Emily VanCamp, Nathalie Doummar, Alexandre Landry, Yves Jacques, Serge Houde, Sophie Faucher and Rémy Girard.

Chloé Robichaud is also the creator of the Webserie Féminin/féminin, which obtains from its launch in 2014, an international reputation. She has written and directed about ten short films and more than a dozen commercials, in addition to music videos for the group Les Incendiaires, Isabelle Boulay, Philippe Brach and Valérie Carpentier.

Chloé Robichaud was born in Quebec City and lives and works in Montreal. She holds an honours bachelor’s degree in film production from Concordia University in Montreal and a diploma in direction from the Institut national de l’image et du son (INIS) in 2010.

Filmography

Pays

2016

Feature film
Screenwriter, Director
La Boîte à Fanny & Item 7

Awards

TIFF 2016 - Official Selection FCVQ 2016 -

Sarah préfère la course

2013

Feature film
Screenwriter, Director
La Boîte à Fanny

Awards

Festival de Cannes, France 2013 - Sélection officielle « Un certain regard »
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois 2014 - Prix Gilles Carle de la meilleure première ou deuxième œuvre de fiction
Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2013 - Meilleur actrice canadienne Sophie Desmarais (Sarah)
TIFF 2013 - Sélection Officielle et Canada’s Top Ten
Baja international film festival, Mexique, 2013 - Meilleur film, compétition internationale
Molodist Kiev International Film Festival, Ukraine, 2013 - Prix Don Quichotte
Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada, 2013 – Women in Film & Television Artistic Medal Award
BFI London Film Festival, Angleterre, 2013 – Meilleur premier film, prix du Jury Jeunesse
Festival du film canadien de Dieppe – Meilleur espoir féminin pour Sophie Desmarais (Sarah)
Cinéfest Sudbury 2013 - Meilleure chanson indépendante d'un artiste canadien dans un long-métrage pour "Too late" de Ariane Moffatt

Chef de meute

2012

Short film - HD - 13 min
Producer, Screenwriter, Director, Editor

Awards

Canadian Screen Awards, 2013 - In nomination for Best Canadian Short Film
Jutra, Montréal 2013 - In nomination for Best Short Film Fiction
Collecchio Video Film Festival, 2012 - Best Short Film
Prends ça court! 2013 - Air Canada Price (airplay) , APFTQ Production Team of the Year
Festival des films de la relève 2013 – Public’s Choice
Rhode Island International Film Festival 2013 – Jury’s Price
Festival du film court de Mont-Tremblant 2013 – Best Screenplay

Mardi

2011

Short film, HD, 7 min
Screenplay Writer, Director, Editor

Awards

Selected at Les courts du Québec, Clermont-Ferrand, 2011
Regard sur le court-métrage au Saguenay, Canada, 2012 - In competition
CFC Worldwide Toronto Film Festival, Canada, 2012, In competition

Nature morte

2010

Short film - HD - 11 min
Story by and Director

Awards

Courts du Québec, Cannes Film Festival, 2011 - In selection

Moi non plus

2010

Short film - Super 16mm - 11 min
Producer, Screenwriter, Director and Sound editor

Awards

Coup de coeur at Short Film Corner, Festival de Cannes, France, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada-, 2010 - In competition
Festival du nouveau cinema, Montreal, Canada, 2010 - In competition
Prince Edward Island International Film Festival, Canada, 2010 - In competition
Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie, 2010 - In competition
Cinéfranco, Toronto, Canada, 2011 - In competition
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, Montreal, Canada, 2011 - In competition
Regard sur le court au Saguenay, Canada, 2011 - In competition
Tiburon International Film Festival, 2011 - In competition
Finalist at Prize Prends ça court! 2011
Provincial Tour for Proje©t Y 2011
Québec à Hollywood 2011 - Official Selection

La moitié

2010

Short film - HD - 5 min
Director

Maternel

2010

Short film - HD - 7 min
Story by and Director

Awards

Fantasia Fantastic weekend of Short, 2011 - Best Screenplay

Au revoir Timothy

2009

Short film - 16 mm - 10 min
Screenwriter, Director and Editor

Awards

Festival Proje©t Y 2009 - 2nd Jury Prize
Festiv’elles- 2010 - Best Film Prize

Web

Fémnin/Féminin saison 2

In development

Web series
Screenwriter, director and executive producer
LSTW, Carolyne Boucher

Féminin/Féminin season 1

2014

Webserie, 8 episodes, 95 minutes
Writer, Director
LSTW, Carolyne Boucher

Awards

Prix Gémeaux 2015 - Laureate for Best Webserie and Best Actress in a Fiction Webserie (Macha Limonchik)
Marseille WebFest 2015 – Best Editing
Melbourne Webfest 2015 – Best Webserie
Rome WebFest 2015 – Best Actress in an International Webserie (Noémie Yelle)
Gala Arc-en-ciel 2014 - Initiative of the Year Award

Music videos

"Le Rendez-vous" de Valérie Carpentier

2014

Music video

"On peut pas tous être pauvres"

(remake of Les Incendiaires with Yves Jacques)
Music video

"Amants d’immeubles"

from Les Incendiaires
Music video

Advertising

Director of over 30 TV ads

Other mentions

Prix Gilles Carle des Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois 2014
Member elect of the Lieutenant Governor’s medal
Member of the Golden Key Honour Society
Member elect of the National Assembly for the young leaders of La Peltrie- 2005

Educations

Film Studies (Directing Diploma), INIS Montreal, Canada- 2010
Major in film production- Concordia, Montreal, 2007 to 2010