Rémi St-Michel

Director | Screenwriter | Script Editor

The director Rémi St-Michel discovers theatre and cinema at François-Xavier Garneau College in Quebec City. In 2010, he directs his first short film, Marshmallow, which has a respectable festivals run and opens him the doors of the cinema program at the University of Quebec in Montreal. For his final studies project, he co-writes and directs The Deer (Le Chevreuil) which wins many prizes around the globe.

Encouraged by this success, he goes on with a new short, Little Brother (Petit-Frère) that world premieres at the Cannes Critic’s Week in 2014. The young man from Beauport as many other projects in his head.

In 2019, his first feature film Before We Explode (Avant Qu’on Explose, screenplay by Éric K. Boulianne), Premiered as the opening act of Les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma. The same year, his short film, Hearth Bomb (Une Bombe au Coeur screenplay by Alexandre Auger, Éric K. Boulianne, Marc-Antoine Rioux and himself), world Premiered as the opening act and Official Selection at the Fantasia International Film Festival and started an international tour with OFF-Courts Trouville (France) and 17th IFF Pacific Meridian (Russia).

He is currently working on La Guérite, a feature film with Alexandre Auger and Marc-Antoine Rioux.


Big Brother (Grand Frère)

To be released 2021

Short film
Screenplay by Eric K Boulianne
DOP: Marie Davignon


Prends Ça Court! - Official selection, Montréal 2021

La Guérite

In development

Feature film
Screenwriters : Alexandre Auger & Marc-Antoine Rioux
Production: Cristal Films

Faux Gun

In development

Feature film
Director | Screenwriter
Production Art&Essai

Heart Bomb (Une bombe au Cœur)


Short film
Director | Co-screenwriter with Eric K. Boulianne, Alexandre Auger and Marc-Antoine Rioux


Prix H264 Jury’s Choice Award, available on Apple TV & Amazon Prime Video – 16e Gala Prends Ça Court, 2020
FCVQ – Grand Prize, National Competition – Short film, Québec 2019
International Short Film Competition, Fantasia – Best actor, Montréal 2019
SPASM – Best song HeartBomb in "Heartbomb", Montréal 2019

Red Rock Film Festival, Official competition – USA 2019
Vancouver International Film Festival, Official selection – Montréal 2019
Le long week-end du court – Trois-Rivières, 2019
17th IFF Pacific Meridian, Vladivostok, Official selection – Russia, 2019
OFF-Courts Trouville, Official competion – France, 2019

Before We Explode (Avant qu'on explose)


Feature film
Director | Screenwriter Éric K.Boulianne
Production: Christal Films | Distribution: Seville (eOne)


World Premiered as the Opening Act at Les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma, Montreal 2019
Gala Québec Cinéma – In nomination for IRIS Awards, Montreal 2019

Little Brother


Short film
Director | Coscreenwriter Éric K. Boulianne


53th Critic Week in Cannes, International Competition
"Talent tout court" in Cannes, a Téléfilm Canada screening
"Bière à l’année" Award, "Prend ça Court!" Awards
People's Choice Award for Best Short Film at Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival 2014
Presented at Show Me Short Film Festival New Zeland 2014
People's Choice Award at "Télé-Québec, Espace Court" 2014
Official Competition – 12th Pacific Meridian Festival, Vladivostok 2014
Presented at Cambridge Film Festival 2014
Presented at GIFF, Mexico, 2014
VIFF "Pacific Meridian", Russia - Best Short Film Awardà
Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec
"Les Percéides" (Quebec) -Official Competition, Opening Film
Vancouver International Film Festival (Canada) - Official Competition
Festival de Cinéma de la ville de Québec (Quebec) - Official Competition
Carrousel international du film de Rimouski - Official Competition
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (Quebec) - Official Competition
Off-Courts Trouville (France) - Official Competition
Kuki international short film festival Berlin (Germany) - Official Competition
Fesrival International Séquence court-métrage (Toulouse, France) - Official Competition
Festival de cinéma du Grain à Démoudre (France) - Out of Competition
Longue vue sur le court (Montréal, Canada) - Official Competition
Images en vue (îles de la Madeleine, Canada) - Official Competition

Steve Carrignan: Défenseur Étoile


Short film
Screenwriter, Director


Quebec City Film Festival
Fantasia Film Festival

The Deer


Short film
Screenwriter, Director


Jury's Award, Festival Off-Courts Trouville
Gold Public Award, Fantasia Film Festival
Short Film Grand Prize, Festival de Cinéma de la ville de Québec
Best Hope Award, SPASM
Third Best Short Film, International Digital Film Festival (India)
Best Quebec Film, YoungCuts Film Festival
Coup de Coeur Technicolor, Festival du Film de la Relève
INIS Award, UDA Award, McAuslan Award, "Prends ça court!" Awards
Red Rock Film Festival (USA) - International Competition
Rhode Island International Film Festival (USA) - International Competition
DC Shorts (USA) - International Competition
Seattle Shorts Film Festival (USA) - International Competition
Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival (Canada, Ontario) - International Competition
Festival International du Film d’Aubagne (France) - International Competition
Lanzarote International short film Festival (Spain) - International Competition
Friars Club Comedy Film Festival (NYC) - International Competition
Frontale Film Festival (Austria) - International Competition
International Student Film and Video Festival of Beijing Film Academy (China) - International Competition
VGIK International Student Festival (Russia) - International Competition
St.Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Films Beginning (Russia) - International Competition
Festival International des Écoles de Cinéma (Belgium) - International Competition
Festival du Film Court Francophone de Vaulx-en-Velin (France) - International Competition
Festival International du court métrage en Outaouais (Canada) - International Competition
Court Mais Trash (Swiss) - International Competition
Whistler Film Festival (Canada, Alberta) - Canadian Competition
Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois (Canada, Quebec) - Student Film Competition
Cinémagine (Canada, Alberta) - French Program
Festival Juste Pour Rire (Canada, Quebec) - Comedy Program
Cinergie festival (Canada, Saskatoon) - French Program



Short film


RVCQ (Quebec)
FICFA (Acadia)
"Vidéastes Recherchés" (Quebec)
Fantasia Film Festival

Télé 4:20


Promotional clips for the movie Mauvaises Herbes, directed by Louis Bélanger
6 x 5 min

Club de lecture


Webserie, 12x3 min

Jampack.tv 1 & 2

2011 & 2013


Bachelor degree in communication, Cinema, UQAM