Judith Brès

Writer | Screenwriter

Judith Brès grew up in Montreal with roots in Haiti and France. She is now a writer, content producer and script editor, always in love with words and images.

Judith has been working in the audiovisual field for over 20 years, wearing many hats at various broadcasters and audiovisual organizations (TV5, Radio-Canada, NFB, etc.). In addition to her expertise in digital series, she has developed ties with emerging creators across the country, with a focus on equity and diversity of genres, points of view and cultures.

She is currently working on several projects including season 2 of Wipe me away (Je voudrais qu’on m’efface) directed by Eric Piccoli and the first feature film by Zoé Pelchat , Douce Prière.

Filmography

Chyen Peyi

In development

Feature film | Drama
Screenwriter
Yzanakio Production

La professeure

In development

Feature film
Script-editor and script consultant
Direction: Eva Kabuya
Metafilms

Douce prière

In development

Long métrage
Script-editor and script consultant
Direction : Zoé Pelchat

Solastalgie

In development

Feature film
Script-editor and script consultant
Direction : Clara Mila
St-Laurent TV

Lana

In production

Short film
Script-editor and script consultant
Direction : Laetitia Andba
Les films Cosmos

Lyv et Léon

2011

Feature film
Lead screenwriter
Collectif 12 Poissons

Petites mères

2005

Mid-film | Documentary | 33 minutes
Director
ONF, La Maison d’Haïti, Poulp production

Rondo pour trompette

2002

Short film | 12min | 33mm
Screenwriter and director
Kinesis Production (collectif 12 poissons)

Awards

Audience Award Télé-Québec – International du court métrage vidéo d’Alma, 2003
Best short québécois - Internationale du cinéma de l’Estrie (volet Cinéfantastique), 2002

Wipe me away (Je voudrais qu’on m’efface)

2021

Series | 8 x 20 minutes
Script-editor
Direction: Éric Piccoli
Babel films

Awards

Best Original Interactive Series and Best Texts Produced for Digital Media - 36ème Prix Gémeaux, 2021

Résilience

In development

Documentary TV series
Screenwriter et content producer
Yzanakio Production | Radio-Canada

Je voudrais qu’on m’efface – Season 2

In development

Series
Script-editor and script consultant
Direction : Éric Piccoli
Babel films

Chromosomes XY

In development

TV series
Script-editor and script consultant
Direction : Maxime Beauchamps
Ugo Media

La constellation adoptive

In development

Webseries
Script-editor and script consultant
Inaru films

Amours d’occasion

2020

Webseries
Script-editor and script consultant
Direction : Eva Kabuya
St-Laurent TV

Awards

Best serie in a foreign language - NYC Web Fest, 2020
Best Digital Series - BILBAO Seriesland, 2020

Dominos – Saison II

2020

Webseries
Script-editor and script consultant
Direction : Zoé Pelchat
Deux-par-deux Production

Awards

Best fiction TV series - Prix NUMIX, 2021
Best drama - NYC Web Fest, 2020
Best drama - BILBAO Seriesland, 2020

Avec moi – Saison 2

2020

Webseries
Script-editor and script consultant
Direction : Sarah Pellerin
Attractions Images

Connexion en cours - Season 2

2019

TV series
Script-editor content producer
TV5 Québec Canada et TV5 Monde

Awards

Prix Diversity story spotlight - Toronto Webfest, 2020

Connexion en cours – Season 1

2016

TV series
Script-editor content producer
TV5 Québec Canada et TV5 Monde

MACM 50 – Screenwriter and researcher (Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal and Baillat, Cardell et fils)

2015

Mes États*Nordiques – Content producer (TV5 Québec Canada and Production Pied de biche)

2011

Awards

Best interactive documentary series produced for new media - Prix Gémeaux, 2013

Director for various Webzines (Clients : Radio-Canada International and l’ONF)

2006-2008

Avventura : Romantic project – Screenwriter (Moment Factory and Le Bureau officiel)

2007

Mentor • Scriptwriting residency, I see myself on screen (Conseil des arts de Montréal and Black for black films)

2022-2021

Jury Member • Fonds Bell

2020

Mentor • Mentorship Program Encre noire (Black wealth media )

2020

Guest Jury - Pitch Sessions • Marseille Webfest

2018

Jury member • Gala des prix Gémeaux

2013-2021

Member of the Board • Travelling distribution

2008-2016

Jury - Cross-platform Category- Banff World media festival

2009

Bachelor's Degree in Cinema - Major in Film Studies (Université de Montréal)| 1999

Certificate in Screenwriting (UQAM) | 1995

Collegial Studies in Cinema (DEC) (Cégep St-Laurent, Montréal ) | 1994