Photo credits : Jerry Pigeon

Catherine Therrien

Director | Screenwriter

Catherine Therrien is the writer and director of the web-documentary Le bruit des mots (The Sound of Words), about the impact of slam and poetry in adolescence. For television, she signed Lourd (Heavy), for VRAK, and she is the director of the series District 31, on Radio-Canada (Finalist in the 33rd Prix Gémeaux).

She directed the short films Jérémie n’a plus de batterie (Jérémie no longer has batteries), Obaska, Encore Fiancés (Still Engaged) and Saucisson (premiered at KINO 2017). Catherine is currently working on her first feature film, Fred a faim (Fred is Hungry) (Caramel Films).

As an author, she collaborated for a long time with Urbania magazine by signing different stories. She has also published her first short story in VLB Publishers. Catherine is also one of 20 authors nominated for the CBC Radio News Award 2017.

Filmography

Fred a faim

In pre-production

Feature film
Co-screenwriter with Éric Boulianne
Production: Caramel Films

Saucisson

2017

Short film | gastronomic tragedy
Director & screenwriter
Presented in first at Gala KINO 2017

Encore fiancés

In development

Short film
Director & co-screenwriter

Les petites patientes

In production

Feature film | documentary
Screenwriter & Director

Champlain

2013

Short film, documentary about Champlain Charest
Screenwriter & Director

Awards

Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois 2014, Official Competition

Jérémie n'a plus de batteries

2013

Short film
Director, writer and producer

Awards

Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois 2014, Official Competition

Obaska

2012

Short film
Director & co-screenwriter

Awards

Regard sur le court-métrage du Saguenay 2012 – Official selection

Borderline

2006

Short film, documentary, 29 min
Director & editor
Production: Locomotion

Awards

Caméléon Award, Best Documentary
Out of competition selection, Clermont-Ferrand

TV Shows

District 31 Season II

2017-2018

Series, police thriller
Director episodes [email protected]
Production: Aetios Productions (Fabienne Larouche)

Awards

33e Gémeaux Awards – In nomination for Best Director drama “Épisode 141”, Montréal, 2018

Lourd

2015-2016

Co-creator & Director
Production: Attraction Images

Deux Hommes en Or

2014

Director
LP8

Génération Inc

2013-2014

Director
O’Dandy Médias (V télé)

La course Évasion autour du monde

2012

Video journalist
Évasion

Web

Lourd

2013

Webserie
Creator & Director
Vrak.tv

Awards

Finalist aux prix Gémeaux 2014, Meilleure émission ou série originale produite pour les médias numériques : fiction et meilleure interprétation féminine (Elisabeth Smith)
Jury award, Émission jeunesse Webfestival de La Rochelle
Finalist for a prix Gémeaux 2013, websérie de fiction

Voisins

2013

Web documentary on Le petit Beyrouth neighborhood
Director & Screenwriter
Picbois Productions

Le bruit des mots

2012

Webdocumentary - 85 min
Director, screenwriter and editor
Radio-Canada & Picbois Productions

Awards

Official Competition at Doc Market, Vision du Réel, Nyon, Swiss
Official honoree, Webby Awards, for «Documentary : individual episod»
Most Interesting Digital Video Project, 2012 Filminteractive Festival, Poland
Gémeaux Award 2012 for Best Webdocumentary

Hors d'ondes

2012

Webserie, fiction, 10x10 min
Director
Turbulent

Awards

Gémeaux Awards Finalist, interactive webseries

Deux steamés

2010-2011

Webserie, 20x5 min
Director and editor
Toxa

Awards

Gémeaux Awards, webseries variety, 2011

La main mon trésor

2009

Podcast, 90 min
Co-director, screenwriter and editor,
La Presse

Awards

Boomerang 2009, Interactive Media Awards

Advertising

Advertising director represented at Les Enfants

Pennington, Global Girls, Desjardins, Gaz Métro, TFO, Loto-Québec, La Fédération des Producteurs de Lait du Québec…