Photo credit : Julie Artacho

Miryam Charles

Filmmaker | Director of Photography

Miryam Charles is a filmmaker and director of photography living in Montreal. She has directed several short films and has shot several short and feature films. Her films have been presented in many film festivals in Quebec and internationally. She is currently working on various projects : a first feature-length documentary film Cette maison (Talents en vue, SODEC, Fonds MELS), a short fiction film Au crépuscule (SODEC créateurs émergents). She is also in development for a dramatic series (Banff/Netflix Diversity of Voices + Trio Orange) as well as a feature-length fiction film Le marabout (La forge Québec cinéma/Netflix + Voyelles Films).

Filmography

Le Marabout

In development TBR 2022

Feature film
Co-screenwriter | Director
*Sholarship (Bourse) La Forge (Québec Cinéma/ Netflix Canada)
*Fond Harold Greenberg – option

X

In development

Series
Co-screenwriter | Director
Production Trio Orange (Stéphanie Morissette)

This House (Cette Maison)

In production

Screenwriter | Director
Production Les films de l’embuscade (Félix Dufour-Laperrière)
* Shcolarship (Bourse) "Fonds des Talents" (Téléfilm Canada), SODEC, Fonds MELS

At Dusk (Au crépuscule)

In development

Short Film
Co-screenwriter | Director
Production Coop Vidéo (Karine Bélanger)
*Scholarship (Bourse) SODEC - Emerging Talent

Song for the New World (Chanson pour le nouveau monde)

In production TBR 2020

Short film
Screenwriter | Director | Producer
Production Cheminée Deux/Coop Vidéo (Karine Bélanger)
*Scholarship Quebec Council of Arts and Letters

Deuxième génération

2019

Short film experimental
Screenwriter | Director | Cinematographer | Producer
FESTIVALS
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2019
Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) 2019
Third Horizon Film Festival 2020
Cinema on the Bayou 2020
Rendez-vous Québec cinéma 2020

The Red Album or The Poetic Intention ( L’Album rouge ou l’intention poétique) I

2019

Short film
Screenwriter | Director | Cinematographer | Producer
*Scholarship (Bourse) festival du nouveau cinéma – carte blanche
FESTIVALS
Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma 2020
Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) 2019

A Fortress (Une forteresse)

2018

Short film experimental
Screenwriter | Director | Producer
*Sholarship Labocine | Imagine Science Film Festival

Awards

FESTIVALS
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018
Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) 2018
Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) 2018
Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma 2019
Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin 2019
Dresden international short film Festival 2019
VIS international short film Festival 2019
Festival Longue vue sur le court 2019
Percéïdes 2019
Third Horizon Film Festival 2020

Three Atlas (Drei Atlas)

2018

Short film - experimental
Screenwriter | Director | Producer

Awards

Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) 2018 - Jury’ Special Mention
Rendez-vous Québec cinéma 2019 - Best Work of Art and Experimentation Award
Cinema on the Bayou 2020 - Award for Best Short film of Art & Experimentation
FESTIVALS
Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) 2018
Aguilar Film Festival 2018
Dresden international short film Festival 2019
Port Moody Film Festival 2019
Leiden International Short Film Experience 2019
Sortie en salles avant le long-métrage City Dreamers 2019
Third Horizon Film Festival 2020
Alchemy film festival 2021

Mosaic

2017

Collaborative feature film fiction/experimentation (Directors : Joséphine Decker, Alexis Gambis, Miryam Charles, Barry J.Gibb, Ian Harnarine, Noah Hutton, Demelza Kooji, Jeannette Louis, Rachel Mayeri, Sally Warring)
Co-Director | Co-Screenwriter

Awards

FESTIVAL
Imagine Science Film festival 2017

To the Colonies (Vers les colonies)

2016

Short film - experimental
Screenwriter | Director | Producer

Awards

FESTIVALS
Festival du nouveau Cinéma (FNC) 2016
Imagine Science Film festival 2016
Theatrical release (Cinémathèque Québécoise - opening act for the feature film Déserts) 2016
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois 2017
Dresden film festival 2017
Talent tout court Berlin 2017
Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin 2018
Third Horizon Film Festival 2020

Fly, Fly Sadness (Vole, vole tristesse)

2016

Short film - experimental
Screenwriter | Director | Producer

Awards

Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois 2016 - Best Work of Art and Experimentation Award
Prends ça court 2016 – Winner of the Best Experimental Short Film
FESTIVALS
Festival du nouveau Cinéma (FNC) 2015 – Focus Section
Imagine Science Film festival 2015 (New York)
L'Alternativa Independant Film Festival 2015
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016
Vienna Independant Shorts 2016
Encounters Film and Animation festival 2016
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois 2018 (Special Programming)
Festival 48 images secondes 2018 (Focus Haïti)
Black Canva Film Festival 2018
Third Horizon Film Festival 2020
Forum des images 2020

Production

The Night of the Falls (La nuit des chutes)

Short Film

Short Film
Director Ariane Bilodeau (post-production)
Producer
* Scholarship Quebec Council of Arts and Letters, SODEC

Stealthily from wild fears (À pas furtifs des peurs sauvages)

2020

Short film
Director Raphaël J.Dostie (post-production)
Executive Producer
*Scholarship Canada Council of Arts and Letters

Cinematography

Grenadières

In development, TBR 2022

Feature film - documentary
Cinematography | Script Editor
Director Halima Elkhatabi
Production Les films de L’Autre