Photo credit : Kristina Wagenbauer

Marie Davignon

Cinematographer

Marie Davignon is a cinematographer based in Montreal, Canada.  She is a graduate from the cinema and communication bachelor program of the University of Quebec in Montreal.  She has been working as a cinematographer for more than a decade now and signed the images of numerous and diverse projects such as music videos, short films, television programs, feature films and documentaries.

Among others, her work includes Black Conflux by Nicole Dorsey for which Marie received the Best Cinematography Award at VIFF and was nominated in Whistler, Sashinka by Kristina Wagenbauer (Seattle International film festival, FNCa, Whistler FFl and winner of the Indie Spirit Award at the Artis-Naples festival, etc.), A Delusion of Grandeur by Vincent Biron (TIFF, Clairmont-Ferrand, etc) and Struggle by Sophie Dupuis (winner of many prices such as best film at Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois, Best Director at Regard sur le court-métrage, Best Director and Best Film at the Prends ça court Awards, etc.).

In 2015 she was nominated for best images at the Canadian Screen Award for her work on All That We Make from director Annie St-Pierre, produced by Micro_Scope.  In 2018, she has been nominated for Best Images at the Vaughan International Film Festival for her work on the film Black Friday, directed by Stéphane Moukarzel.

Marie Davignon’s most recent work includes Vincent Biron’s feature Barbarians of the Bay and Beans a film by Mohawk renowned director Tracey Deer shot during summer and fall 2019. The film has its world premiere at TIFF 2020.

 

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/black-conflux-review-1240270

Filmography

Beans

2020

Feature film
Cinematographer | Director Tracey Deer
Production EMA Films

Awards

FESTIVALS
The film has its world premiere at TIFF in Official Selection, Toronto, 2020

Black Conflux

2019

Feature Film
Cinematographer | Director Nicole Dorsey
Production Band with picture

Awards

Vancouver International Film Festival | Winner "Best Cinematography", 2020
Whistler Film Festival – Official selection | Nominated for best cinematography, 2019
FESTIVALS
Santa Barbara International Film Festival– Official selection, American premiere, 2020
Opening the 30th St. John's International Women's Film Festival – Newfoundland, 2019
Whistler Film Festival – Official selection | Nominated for best cinematography, 2019
TIFF 2019 – Official selection
FNC 2019 – Official selection

Barbarians of the Bay (Les Barbares de La Malbaie)

2019

Feature film
Cinematographer | Director Vincent Biron | Screenwriters Marc-Antoine Rioux, Éric K. Boulianne & Alexandre Auger
Production Art & Essai | Distribution Entract Films

Cherche femme forte

2019

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Marilyn Cooke
Production Cinquième Maison

Sashinka

2017

Feature Film
Cinematographer | Director Kristina Wagenbauer
Production Art et Essai

Awards

Public Award – Journées de Soleure, Switzerland 2019
Jury’choice – Festival Dona y Cine à Valence, Spain 2019
Indie Spirit Award – Naples International Film Festival, U.S 2018
FESTIVALS
Seattle International Film Festival, U.S. 2018 – Official Competition
Whistler International Film Festival, Canada 2018 – Official Competition
Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival, Canada 2018 – Official Competition
Filmfest Bremen International Film Festival, Germany 2018 – Official Competition
TOFIFEST, Poland 2018 – Official Competition

Black Friday

2017

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Stéphane Moukarzel
Production Reprise Films

Awards

AWARDS
Pierre Falardeau Award – Les Prix « Prends Ça Court! », Québec 2018
Nomination for Best Cinematography – Vaughan Int. Film Festival, Canada 2018
FESTIVALS
FCVQ, Québec 2018 – Official Competition
FICFA, Moncton, Canada 2017 - Official Competition
Québec en Court! - Projection Marché Clermont-Ferrand, France 2018 Clujshorts Film
20 MIN/MAX Film Festival, Germany 2018 – Official Competition
Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois, Montréal 2018 – Official Competition
Regard, Saguenay, Québec 2018 – Official Competition
Les P’tites Vue - Centre Pauline Julien, Trois-Rivières – Québec 2018 – Official Competition
Festival Interactif de Cinéma de Lévis, Québec 2018 – Official Competition
Regina Film Festival - Canada 2018 – Official Competition
Figari Film Festival - Italie 2018 – Official Competition
One Country, One Film - France 2018 – Official Competition

La respiration de l’abeille

2016

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Sandra Coppola
Production By-Pass films

Le 11 avril dernier

2015

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Yoakim Bélanger
Production Coop Vidéo

A Delusion of Grandeur (Une idée de grandeur)

2013

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Vincent Biron
4C Productions

Awards

FESTIVALS
TIFF, Canada 2014 – Official Competition
Atlantic Int. Film Festival 2014 – Official Competition
Pacific Meridian Vladivostok Film Festival 2014 – Official Competition
OZU Film Festival Italy 2014 – Official Competition
Festival Longue Vue sur le Court 2014 – Official Competition
Festival Int. du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand, France 2015 – Official Competition
Les Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois 2015 – Official Competition
Regard sur le Court métrage 2015 – Official Competition
Norwegian Int. Short Film Festival 2015 – Official Competition

Pour Michel

2013

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Kevin Landry
Production Sandrine Berger

Struggle (Faillir)

2012

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Sophie Dupuis
Production Metafilms

Awards

ARRQ Award – Prends Ça Court!, Montréal 2013
Best short film – Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, Québec 2013
Best short film – Regard sur le court métrage, Québec 2013
Award for Artistic contribution – Olhar de Cinema Curtiba, Brésil 2013
Nomination pour Uppsala Award in Memory of Ingmar Bergman) – Uppsala Film Festival 2012
FESTIVALS
TIFF, Canada 2012 - Official Competition
FIFF Namur, Belgique 2012 - Official Competition
FNC, Québec 2012 - Official Competition
Meilleure mise en scène, Prix Coupe du Court Vision Globale
Festival du Film de la Relève, Québec 2013 – Official Competition
Dresden Int. Film Festival, Germany 2013 – Official Competition
Mecal int. Short Film Festival, Spain 2013 – Official Competition
Kyiv Int. Short Film Festival, Poland 2013 – Official Competition

Avalée

2012

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Xavier Beauchesne-Rondeau
Production By-Pass Films

Mourir sans faire de bruit

2010

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Xavier Beauchesne-Rondeau

Television

Policier Criminel II

2016

Cinematographer | Director Stéphane Moukarzel
N12 Productions | Broadcasting Canal D

Proprio en otage IV

2016

Cinematographer | Director Line Lampron
N12 Productions | Broadcasting Canal Vie

Les contemporains

2014

Cinematographer | Director Bernard Hébert
Production Anémic et Kinetic, Attraction média | Broadcasting ARTV

Légitime dépense

2010

Short fictions, studio shoot
Director Marc Carbonneau
Production Blimp Télé | Broadcasting Télé-Québec

Hors-Série

2010

Studio shoot
Director Françcois Péloquin, Éric Cimon
MC2 Communication Media | Broadcasting TV5

Vente de Garage, Saison 4

2010-2011

Cinematographer | Director Bernard Hébert
Production Claire Obscura | Broadcasting ARTV, Tou.tv

Chez Ménick

2008

Cinematographer | Director Philippe Arsenault
Productions Périphérie

Documentary

Childhood

2018

Short documentary
Cinematographer | Director Peter Svatek
ONF

MTL New Wave

2016

Feature film
Cinematographer | Director Éric Cimon
Production Périphéria

All That We Make (Fermières)

2014

Feature film
Cinematographer | Director Annie St-Pierre
Production Micro_Scope

Awards

Nomination for Best Cinematography – Canadian Screen Awards, Toronto 2015
Closing Film - Montreal International Documentary Meetings, 2015

Love Under Cuban Skies

2012

Feature film
Cinematographer (additional)
Principal cinematographer Katherine Giguère | Director Wendy Champagne
Esperamos

Recréation

2011

Feature film
Cinematographer | Director Bernard Hébert
Production Claire Obscura

Videoclips

Dreaming | Patrick Watson

2019

Director Joël Vaudreuil
Production Parce Que Films

Carry me | Alejandra Ribera

2016

Director Kristina Wagenbaueur
Production Louve Média

I want | Alejandra Ribera

2013

Director Kristina Wagenbaueur

Culpabilité | Chinatown

2012

Director Philippe Arsenault
Production La Guérilla

Fuck shit up | Karl Wolfe

2011

Director Brian Finlay

Bounce Remix | Boni Suba

2010

Director Philippe Arsenault
Production Parce que Films

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Cinematographer of several commercials, most recently:
Make Love Not Porn | 2019 | Dir. Nicole Dorsey |
Nintendo Switch | 2017 | Dir. Pierre Ouimet |
And many more

Video Installations

Tableau Vivant

2011

Artist Claudie Gagnon
Musée d’art contemporain (Montreal MAC)

La Chaise

2011

Artist Sylvie Laliberté
Musée d’art contemporain (Montreal MAC)