Photo credit : Priscillia Piccoli

Eric Piccoli

Director | Screenwriter

Eric Piccoli is a director, screenwriter and producer known for the fiction series TIME OUT, PROJECT-M and PUBLIC WRITER. On the documentary side, he distinguished himself by directing the films YES (co-directed with Félix Rose), ILLEGAL CANNABIS and the series THE LAST FELQUIST (co-directed with Flavie Payette-Renouf and Félix Rose) on the mysterious death of Mario Bachand, a member of the FLQ. He worked on the adaptation of Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette’s novel NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH (spring 2021)

Filmography

Neighbourhood watch (Je voudrais qu’on m’efface)

Released on march 10th, 2021

TV mini-series | 8 x 20 minutes | based on the novel by Anaïs Barbeau Lavalette
Director | Co-written with Florence Lafond
Diffusion ICI Tou.tv

Awards

Best Webseries Award - Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma, 2021

The Team (L'Équipe)

In development

TV series | 13 x 60 minutes
Director
Coscreenwriter with Jonathan St-Armand
Avenue Production

North train (Train du nord)

In development

Feature film
Director | Co-written with Félix Rose

Looking for the miracle (Chercher le miracle)

In writing

Feature film
Director

La Canicule des Pauvres

in pre-development

TV series | based on the novel by Jean-Simon DesRochers
Director

The last felquist (Le dernier felquiste)

2020

TV Mini-Series documentary | 6 x 44 minutes
Co-direction with Flavie Payette-Renouf and Félix Rose
Production Babel films | Déferlantes pour Club illico / TVA

Public Writer (Écrivain public) (Season 3)

2020

TV Series | 5 x 26 minutes
Director
Production Babel films

Awards

Gémeaux Awards 35ème – 3 awards including best production, Québec 2020
Melbourne Webfest – Best production, Australia 2020
T.O Webfest – Best web programm : drama , Toronto 2020
Seoul Webfest - Best International Drama Series, South Korea 2020
FESTIVALS
New Zealand Webfest 2020
Ozark Webfest, USA 2020
Buffalo International Film Festival 2020
Bilbao Seriesland 2020
Sicily Webfest 2020
Austin Revolution Film Festival, USA 2021
International Online Web Festival, Londres 2021
Minnesota Webfest 2020
New Jersey Web Festival 2020
Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma 2020

My father, Elvis (Mon père, Elvis

2020

Documentary short | 15 minutes
Director and writer
Production Babel Films

Awards

Festival REGARD – Best film in « Tourner à tout prix » category, Montréal 2020
Cinema on the Bayou- Special Jury Award Documentary Short, USA 2020
FESTIVALS
Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma 2020

Illegal cannabis (Cannabis illégal)

2019

Documentary | 52 minutes
Director | Co-written with Simon Coutu
Vice - Télé Québec

Awards

Judith-Jasmin Award - Grand reportage
Gémeaux Award 2019 – Best documentary research
Gémeaux Award (nomination) 2019 – Best documentary script

Revenu

2018

Short film | 5 minutes
Direction
Production Babel Films

Awards

Asia Web Awards - Best Horror, South Korea 2018
FESTIVALS
Studio City International Film Festival, LA 2018
Trieste Science + Fiction Festival, Italy 2018
Festival Spasm, Montréal 2018
Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2018
New Zealand Webfest 2018
Lund Fantastisk Film Festival, Sweden 2018
Stuff MX Film Festival, Mexico 2018
Minnesota Webfest 2018
Bilbao Seriesland 2018
Fantasia International Film Festival, Montréal 2018

Public Writer (Écrivain Public)

2018

TV series | 5 x 23 minutes
Director | Co-screenwriter
Production Babel Films

Awards

T.O. Webfest – Best script (Michel Duchesne, Eric Piccoli), Toronto 2019
Hollyweb Festival – Best actor (Emmanuel Schwartz), Los Angeles 2019
Buenos Aires Webfest – Best international series – Best script (Michel Duchesne, Eric Piccoli), 2019
Asia Web Awards – Best script (Michel Duchesne, Eric Piccoli), South Korea 2018
NYC Web Fest - Best International Drama Series, NY 2018
IAWTV Awards 2018 - Best Ensemble Cast Drama, LA 2018
Gémeaux Awards 33ème, 3 nominations including Best text for a new media (Michel Duchesne, Eric Piccoli), Montréal 2018
FESTIVALS
New Jersey Webfest 2019
Melbourne Webfest 2019
Roma Webfest 2019
Sicily Webfest 2019
die Seriale, Germany 2019
Carballo International, Spain 2019
Apulia Webfest, Italy 2019
Bogotà Webfest 2019
Miami Webfest 2019
Roma Web Fest 2018
Studio City International Film Festival, LA 2018
London Short Series Festival 2018
ITVFest Manchester 2018
Buffalo International Film Festival 2018
Bilbao Seriesland 2018
Webfest Berlin 2018
Ozark Mountain Webfest, USA 2018
Copenhagen Webfest 2018
Wendie Webfest Hamburg 2018

Yes

2017

Documentary | 80 minutes
Co-direction with Félix Rose
Production Babel Films

Into the creed

2017

Documentary | 20 minutes
Director
Ubisoft | Sid Lee

Le miracle

2016

Short documentary | Essay | 3 minutes
Director
Production Babel Films | Kino

Awards

FESTIVALS
Fantasia International Film Festival, Montréal 2017
Architecture & Design Film Festival, LA 2017
Festival International au court métrage du Saguenay, Québec 2017
CineGlobe Film Festival at CERN, Switzerland 2017
Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois 2017
Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2016
International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2016
Architecture & Design Film Festival, NY 2016
Festival du Cinéma de la Ville de Québec 2016
Duhok International Film Festival, Irak 2016
C’est Right Short, Canada 2016

Projet-M

2014

Webseries | 9 x 10 minutes
Feature film | 98 minutes
Director and co-screenwriter
Production Babel Fims

Awards

Gémeaux Award - Best Original Series New Media, Montréal 2014
LA Webfest - Grand Prize : Best Science Fiction Series – Best cinematography, Los Angeles 2014
Marseille Webfest- Best production, France 2014
Melbourne Webfest – Best cinematography, 2014
Festival Francophone de Websérie – Best art and photo direction, France 2014
Webfest Montréal - Best visual and sound design, 2015
Hamilton Film Festival – Winner : script, editing et music, Canada 2015
Raindance Web Fest – Best cinematography – Nomination : direction, UK 2015
Banff World Media Festival – Best Francophone Award, Canada 2014
FESTIVALS
Imagine Film Festival, Netherlands 2016
Boston SciFi Film Festival 2016
Fantasporto - Festival Internacional de Cinema do Porto, Portugal 2016
Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois 2015
San Diego Film Festival (SDFF) 2014
Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) 2014
Festival du Cinéma de la ville de Québec 2014
Festival Fantasia, Montréal 2014
Lone Star Film Festival, USA 2014
Bueno Aires Rojo Sangre Film Festival 2014

Time out : the community (Temps mort : la communauté) (season 3)

2012

Webseries | 13 x 11 minutes
Feature film | 143 minutes
Director and co-screenwriter
Production Marco Frascarelli | Babel Films

Awards

Gémeaux Award 2012 – Best series
NUMIX Award 2012 - Nomination
International Digital Emmy Awards 2013 – Nomination

Time out : on the road (Temps mort : sur la route) (season 2)

2010

Webseries | 17 x 6 minutes
Feature film | 115 minutes
Director and co-screenwriter
Production Babel Films

Awards

Banff World Media Festival - Best Online Program, Canada 2011
International Digital Emmy Awards – Nomination, USA
Gémeaux Award – Nomination 2011
NUMIX Award – Nomination 2011
FESTIVALS
Web Program Festival, France 2011
Fantasia International Film Festival 2010

Sortir du bois

2010

Short film | 12 minutes
Director | Screenwriter
Production Babel films

Simple coup du destin

2009

Short film | 9 minutes
Director | co-screenwriter with Alexandre Richard
Production Babel films

Awards

FESTIVALS
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois 2010
Short film corner Cannes 2009
Fantasia International Film Festival 2009

Waxman

2006

Court-métrage | Animation 2D | 2 minutes
Réalisateur