Florence Lafond

Screenwriter | Director

Florence Lafond is a screenwriter and director. She is co-writer on the series Neighbourhood watch (Je voudrais qu’on m’efface), the adaptation of the novel by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, directed by Éric Piccoli, produced by Babel Films. Florence is the winner of the Prix Gémeaux for Best Digital Dramatic Series and the series is selected for Canneseries 2021.

Florence is a finalist in the 2019-2020 edition of the Cours écrire ton court competition for her screenplay Jusqu’à ce que tu meures, also a recipient of a production grant at CALQ 2021.

Filmography | TV | Web

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

2020

TV series | based on the novel by Anaïs Barbeau Lavalette
Co-screenwriter with Eric Piccoli
Production: Babel Films | Diffusion Tou.tv
* The series is selected for Canneseries 2021

Awards

Official selection at Canneseries, 2021
Best Webseries Award - Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma, 2021
36e Prix Gémeaux - 8 Nominations including Best Direction, Best Original Series and Best Screenplay, 2021
Dior Revelation Award (Malik Gervais-Aubourg), Canneseries 2021
Prix Coup de Coeur Fonds Bell, Festival du cinéma en Abiti-Témiscamingue 2021
4 Awards at th NYC Web Fest includinf Best Screenplay (Eric Piccoli and Florence Lafond)
FESTIVALS
Marseille Series stories - Official Selection, 2021
Seriesland - Official Selection, 2021
Baltimore Next Media Webfest - Official Selection, 2021

Jusqu’à ce que tu meures

In development

Short film
Screenwriter and director
*Finaliste au concours Cours écrire ton court SODEC édition 2019-2020
*Récipiendaire d’une bourse en production au CALQ 2021

Neighbourhood watch – Season 2

In development

TV series | based on the novel by Anaïs Barbeau Lavalette
Co-screenwriter with Eric Piccoli
Production: Babel Films | Diffusion Tou.tv

The Team (L’Équipe)

In development

TV series
Screenwriter | Directed by Eric Piccoli
Avenue Productions

Viral

In development

TV series | based on the novel by Mauricio Segura
Screenwriter | Directed by Onur Karaman
Production Ugo Média

La canicule des pauvres

In development

TV series | based on the novel by Jean-Simon Desrochers
Sceenwriter | Directed by Éric Piccoli

Meute

2018

Short film
Director
Production Béatrice Leclerc | Diffusé par Spira

Awards

Winner of a special mention from the jury at the Regard festival (Tourner à tout prix selection)
Selected for the Clermont-Ferrand short film festival
Winner of the second Solveig Anspach prize - 2019, Reykjavik, Iceland.
Short of the week: Vimeo - November 2020
Selected for the Dresden Film Festival / Fantasia / Percéïdes / RVCQ and more than
more than 20 other festivals.

Fumigènes

2016

Court-métrage - Graduation film at UQÀM.
Director
Production Béatrice Leclerc | Diffusion Spira

Awards

Winner of the best graduation film and recipient of a $20,000 grant from Post Moderne, SLA production and Premium Sound.
Winner of the Best Direction by a Woman award at the Quebec City Student Film Festival.
Special mention from the student jury at the Quebec City Film Festival.
Selected in more than twenty festivals.

Scriptwriter on more than ten Quebec series and feature films. Ex: Jusqu'au déclin (Netflix), Fabuleuse (Go Films), Jérémie seasons 4-5 (Zone 3), etc.

Bachelor's degree - Cinema Communication - Directing Profile, École des médias, Université du Québec à Montréal | 2013-2016
* Recipient of the best graduation film award from the School of Media.
Minor in Literary Studies, Université du Québec à Montréal | 2020-2021