Photo credits : Christine Bourgier

François Boulay

Writer

Filmography

Motel des Cabines (formerly La Chronique)

In development

Feature film
Original idea & screenplay
Production: SOLOFILMS/Dir.: Guy Édoin
Film funding in development with SODEC/2012-2013 & Fonds Harold Greenberg/2012

À huis clos avec mon père

In development

Feature film
Original idea & screenwriter
Film funding in development with SODEC/2014-2015 & grant from SACD 2014

Le Prince Bilboquet

In development

Co-screenwriting with Denis Freidman & Claude Landry
Co-production: DENIS FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS (France) & MEDIA-MAX INC. (Quebec)
Co-production France/Quebec
Film funding in development with SODEC/2012 & Fonds Harold Greenberg/2012

C.R.A.Z.Y.

2005

Feature film
Original idea & co-screenwriter
Cirrus Productions Inc./Dir.: Jean-Marc Vallée

Télévision

Les Sioui Bacon V

2015-2016

TV Show
Screenwriter
Producer: Wabanok
Broadcaster: APTN

Mémoires vives

2013

TV Series, Drama (by Chantal Cadieux et Patrick Low)
Advisor to the screenplay
Production: Sphère Média/Broadcast: Ici Radio-Canada télé

Providence VII

2010-2011

TV Series, Drama (by Chantal Cadieux)
Advisor to the screenplay
Production: Sphère Média/Broadcast: Ici Radio-Canada télé

Tactik II, III

2009-2010

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production : Vivaclic I inc./Broadcast: Télé-Québec

Toc Toc Toc I, II, III & IV

2006-2007-2008-2009

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: Téléfiction/Broadcast: SRC & Télé Québec

Providence I, II & III

2003-2004-2005-2006-2007

TV Series, Drama (by Chantal Cadieux)
Advisor to the screenplay
Production: Sphère Média/Broadcast: Ici Radio-Canada télé

Cornemuse IV

2001-2002

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: Téléfiction/Broadcast: Télé-Québec

Bouledogue Bazar

2001

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production & broadcast: SRC

Bonjour Madame Croque-Cerise II, III

2000-2001

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: Zone 3/Broadcast: Télé Québec

Les Frimousses I, II

1999-2000

TV Series, youth
Writer
Broadcast: SRC

Lapoisse et Jobard

1999

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: Cirrus/Broadcast: Canal Famille

Les aventures de Papyrus

1998

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: TF1 + Dupuis + Metever/Broadcast: TF1

Les Débrouillards

1998

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: SDA/Broadcast: SRC

Rouli-roulotte

1997

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: Prisma/Broadcast: SRC

Allô prof II

1997

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: SDA/Broadcast: Télé-Québec

Les aventures de Spirou II

1995

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: TF1 + Dupuis + Ciné-Groupe/Broadcast: TF1 + Télé Québec + Canal Famille

À la claire fontaine

1994

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production & broadcast: TV Ontario

Les Grands Procès I, II & III

1993-1995

TV Series, Drama
Writer
Production: Sagittaire + Sovimage/Broadcast: TVA
L’affaire Sclater
L’affaire Dion
L’affaire de la petite Aurore
La femme Pitre

Awards

L’affaire Dion: Gémeaux Award, Best TV Series Drama, 1995

L’affaire de la petite Aurore: Gémeaux Award, Best screenplay, 1995

La femme Pitre: nominated at Gémeaux Awards, Best screenplay, 1994

Bibi et Geneviève

1992

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: Bibi et Geneviève inc./Broadcast: Canal Famille

Les Intrépides

1992

TV Series, youth
Writer
Production: Cinar/Broadcast: Canal Famille + SRC + Canal "J" + FR3

Awards

Nominated at Gémeaux Awards, Best screenplay, TV series, Youth, 1992

Books

Littérature jeunesse

1996

Albums –texts for kids (3-6 years old)
Maison d'édition Céthial et Bossche

La Dictée

1989 (november)

Short story published in XYZ magazine
Writer

Le Bel Âge

1988-1989

Stories, children's literature
Research and writing

L'entracte

1986 (march)

Short story published in Humanitas magazine
Writer

Châtelaine

1980-1982

Stories
Research and writing

Theater

Place au soleil

2001 (summer)

Theatrical play
Co-writer with Chantal Cadieux
Direction: Rita Lafontaine/Production: Théâtre de la Chèvrerie
Available at CeAD

« 38 » - Titus Andronicus

1996 (fall)

Theatrical play
Direction: Claude Poissant/Production: Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui
Dramaturges Éditeurs, 1997; projet Shakespeare

C'est mon frère

1993 (summer)

Theatrical play
Co-writer with Pauline Martin
Direction: Pauline Martin/Production: Théâtre Molson
Available at CeAD

Toujours l'amour

1992 (summer)

Theatrical play
Collage of texts by various writers
Direction: Robert Maltais/Production: Butte Saint-Jacques

Québec Express

1991 (spring)

Theatrical play, youth
Direction: Sylvia LeBlanc/Production: École Nationale de Théâtre du Canada
Accepted by the Editorial Board of C.E.C.M.
Available at CeAD

La fin de l'été

1991 (fall)

Theatrical play
Direction: Yves Desgagnés/Production: École Nationale de Théâtre du Canada
Available at CeAD
Other performances:
Troupe de théâtre Akourdetan/ Direction: France Jutras, Spring 1993
Troupe de théâtre Mordicus/ Direction: Jocelyn Desjarlais, Fall 1994

Dissonances

1990 (winter)

Theatrical play
Direction: Gilles Renaud/Production: École Nationale de Théâtre du Canada
Available at CeAD

Cinq fois je t'aime

1989 (fall)

Theatrical play
Direction: Yves Desgagnés/Production: École Nationale de Théâtre du Canada
Available at CeAD
Other performances:
Youth House of St-Ferdinand/ Direction: Josée Langlois, Spring 1995

Radio

« 38 » Titus Andronicus

1996

Broadcast monologue
Writer
Broadcast: SRC

Le mentor

1996

Radio drama
Writer
Production: SRC

Décalage horaire

1994

Radio drama
Writer
Production: SRC

La fugue

1994

Radio drama
Writer
Production: SRC

Sous la pleine lune

1994

Radio drama
Writer
Production: SRC

L'entracte

1989

Radio short story
Writer
Production: SRC

L'Arizona

1987

Radio drama
Writer
Production: SRC

Web

Montreal Boy

2014

Tourisme Montreal 2014 - Webserie
Coscreenwriter for 6 episodes
Director: Olivier Labonté-Lemoine
Producer: Sid Lee et Logo TV

Education

National Theatre School of Canada
Playwriting, 1988-1990

National Theatre School of Canada
Writer in residence, 1990-1991

Robert McKee's Story Structure
Screenwriting workshop, 1991

Université du Québec à Montréal
Bachelor degree in arts: screenwriting; creative writing; children's literature
1985-1988

Other Mentions

SACD – Writing grant – 2014 – À huis clos avec mon père (feature film)

SODEC – Financing, Script Development Program 2014-2015 – À huis clos avec mon père (feature film)

SODEC – Financing, Script Development Program 2012-2013 – Motel des Cabines (anciennement La Chronique) (feature film)

FONDS HAROLD GREENBERG - Screenwriting support 2013 - Motel des Cabines (anciennement La Chronique) (feature film)

Grant from Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec (CALQ) - 2003
Award of Excellence 1996 – "Alliance pour l'enfant et la télévision"
Author of winning issue « Privé de désert » in « animation » category for Les aventures de Spirou II

Conseil des Arts du Canada, Short term Grant - 1990

"Fondation de Soutien aux Arts de Laval"

Scholarships - 1988-1989-1990

Special Jury Mentions - 1988 & 1989

Related Experience

Teacher at INIS (Institut National de l’Image et du Son)
Screenwriting teacher / fall semesters of 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2012