Vincent Biron

Director | Cinematographer

Vincent Biron (born 1984 in Pierreville, Quebec) is a Canadian film director and cinematographer. He is most noted for his 2016 feature film debut PRANK, and his short film LITTLE FLOWERS (Les Fleurs de l’âge), which won the Toronto International Film Festival Award for Best Canadian Short Film at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. His second feature film, BARBARIANS OF THE BAY (Les Barbares de La Malbaie), was released in 2019. He has also directed the short films  ANNIE AND CLAUDE, SOLDATS and UNE IDÉE DE GRANDEUR, and has been a cinematographer for films such as THE 20TH CENTURY, WITH LOVE (L’Amour) and I’LL END UP IN JAIL (Je finirai en prison).

Filmography

Deux par Quatre

In production

Feature film
Cinematographer
Directors : Alexandre Auger and Lawrence Côté-Collins
Coop Vidéo de Montréal

Les Barbares de La Malbaie

2019

Feature film
Director
Co-screenwriters Éric K. Boulianne, Alexandre Auger and Marc-Antoine Rioux
DOP Marie Davignon
Production: Art & Essai
CALQ 2012 | Fonds Harold Greenberg, 2013 | SODEC Atelier Grand-Nord, 2014

The 20th Century

2019

Feature film
Cinematographer | Director Matthew Rankin
Production: Voyelles Films

Awards

FIPRESCI Award - Berlin International Film Festival, 2020
Prix Iris – Jutras Awards, 2020
Canadian Screen Award (3 categories) - Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, 2020
Best Canadian First Feature Film - TIFF, 2019
"On the rise" Award - Gimli Film Festival, 2020
Original Vision Award - Indiana Film Journalists Association, 2020
Jury Award - Pacific Meridian International Film Festival of Asia Pacific Countries
Los Cabos Award, Los Cabos International Film Festival, 2019
VFCC Award - Vancouver Film Critics Circle, 2019
Festival Prize - Victoria Film Festival, 2020
NOMINATIONS
Teddy (Best Feature Film) - Berlin International Film Festival, 2020
Canadian Screen Award ( 4 categories) - Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, 2020
Audience Award - Glasgow Film Festival, 2020
IFJA Award ( 4 categories) - Indiana Film Journalists Association, 2020
ICS Award ( Best Production Design) - International Cinephile Society Awards, 2021
Prix IRIS Costume Designer – Jutra Awards, 2020
Prix IRIS (4 categories) - Le Gala Québec Cinéma, 2020
Best International Feature - North Dakota Film Society, 2021
Archie Award ( Best First Feature) - Philadelphia Film Festival, 2019
VFCC Award ( 5 categories) - Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2019

Je finirai en prison

2019

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Alexandre Dostie
Production: Art et Essai

L’Amour

2018

Feature film
Cinematographer | Director Marc Bisaillon
Production: Camera Oscura

Isla Blanc

2018

Feature film
Cinematographer | Director Jeanne Leblanc
Production: Art et Essai

Sigismond Sans image

2017

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Albéric Aurtenèche
Production: Albéric Aurtenèche

Ruby pleine de marde

2017

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Jean-Guillaume Bastien
Production: 4C Productions

PRANK

2016

Feature film
Director | Co-screenwriter with Alexandre Auger, Éric K. Boulianne & Marc-Antoine Rioux
Production: Romance Polanski, Booty Allen & Art & Essai
Distribution: FunFilm

Awards

RVCQ – Prix Gilles Carle, Montréal, Québec, 2017
FNC – Série « Vivre le cinéma autrement » – Montréal, Québec, 2017
FICFA en Acadie – Prix La vague du meilleur long métrage canadien de fiction, NB, Canada, 2016

FESTIVALS
Raindance Films Festival – In selection, London, 2016
Filmfest Hamburg – In selection, Germany, 2016
FNC – In selection, Québec, 2016
TIFF – Official selection, Canadian premiere, Canada, 2016
73e Venice Film Festical – Worldwide premiere, Official competition at critic’s week, Italia, 2016

Mutants

2016

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Alexandre Dostie
Production: Art et Essai

Maîtres Nageurs

2015

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Karine Bélanger
Production: La COOP Vidéo

Ceci est un message officiel

2015

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Matthew Rankin
Production: Matthew Rankin

Le gars d’la shop

2015

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Jean-François Leblanc
Production: Colonelles Films

Le roi de la montagne

2014

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Anh Minh Truong
Production: Cri/Art

Sale Gueule

2014

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Alain Fournier
Production: Alain Fournier

Je ne suis pas un grand acteur

2013

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Jean-Guillaume Bastien
Production: 4C Productions | SODEC

Collisions

2012

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Charles Gervais
Production: Art et Essai | SODEC

Nous avions

2012

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Stéphane Moukarzel
Production: Voyons Films | SODEC

Les vestiges

2012

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Sarianne Cormier
Production: Sarianne Cormier | CALQ

Les choses horribles

2012

Short film, Super 16 mm – 12 min.
Director | Screenwriter | Cinematographer
Production: 4C Productions

Bestiaire

2011

Feature film documentary
Cinematographer | Director Denis Côté Canada/France
Production: Sylvain Corbeil - Metafilm

Les Dimanches

2010

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Jean-Guillaume Bastien
Production: 4C Productions

Après la peine

2009

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Anh Minh Truong
Production: Les Spartes

Last Call Indien

2009

Documentary
Cinematographer | Director Sonia Boileau
Production: Nish Television

El viaje silencioso

2009

Documentary
Cinematographer | Director Marie-Ève Tremblay
Production: Indépendant

Les fleurs de l’âge

2009

Short film, 16 mm - 18 min.
Director | Screenwriter | Cinematographer
Production: 4C Productions
Produced with the support of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec

Awards

Best Canadian Short Film Award – TIFF, Toronto, 2010
Public’s choice award, Professional’s Category – Vidéaste Recherché-e, Canada 2010

FESTIVALS
Short of the Week, Février 2015 – Official selection
Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois, Montréal, Canada, 2010 - Official selection
Cambridge Film Festival, UK, 2010 - Official selection
Festival du film francophone de Namur, Belgium, 2010 - Official selection
Cinefest Sudbury, Canada, 2010 - Official selection
St-Louis International Film Festival, USA, 2010 - Official selection
Tallgrass Film Festival 2010, Wichita, USA - Official selection
Silk City Flick Festival, Hartford, Connecticut, 2010 - Official selection
Festival International du cinéma de Rouyn-Noranda 2010 - Official selection
Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA, 2010 - Official selection
Whistler Film Festival 2010, Canada - Official selection
Canada’s Top Ten 2010 - Official selection
Beloit International Film Festival 2011, Beloit, USA - Official selection
Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2011, USA- Official selection

Les Pissenlits

2008

Short film
Cinematographer | Director and producer: Jean-Guillaume Bastien

Entre nous et nulle part

2008

Short film
Cinematographer | Director Anh Minh Truong
Production: Productions Cri-Art

Au bout du rang

2007

Short film, S16mm - 00:17:00 min.
Director
Production: Les Productions Acidulées
Produced with the support of the Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Québec

Awards

FESTIVALS
Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois, Montréal, Canada – 2008 – Official selection
St-John’s Nickel Film Festvial, St-John, Canada, 2008 - Official selection
Cambridge Film Festival, Angleterre, 2008 - Official selection

Soldats

2006

Short film, S16mm - 00:16:30 min.
Director
Production: Les Productions Acidulées

Awards

Victoria International Film Festival, Canada, 2007 - Official selection
Cinefest Sudbury, Canada – 2006 - Official selection
Young Cuts Film Festival, Montréal, Canada, 2006, Official selection
Best of the Fest Screening, Université Concordia, Montréal, Canada, 2006 - Official selection

Annie et Claude

2005

Short film, 16mm - 00:05:00 min
Director
Production: Université Concordia

Awards

FESTIVAL
20th National Student Film Festival, Regina, Canada, 2006 - Official selection

Audition

2005

Short film, DV- 00:03:00 min.
Director
Production: Les Productions Acidulées

Awards

Festival du film étudiant de Québec, 2005 - Winner Best movie / fiction
FESTIVALS
5th annual Nickel Independent Film and Video Festival, St-John’s, Canada, 2005 - Official selection
Best of Kino, Trois-Rivières, Canada, 2004

Plan B - Season 2

2018

Comedy series 10 x 30 min
Co-cinematographer, with Mathieu Laverdière
Director: Jean-François Chagnon
Production: Encore Télévision | Broadcaster: Radio-Canada

Léo - Season 1

2018

Comedy series 10 x 30 min
Cinematographer
Director: Jean-François Chagnon
Production: Encore Télévision | Broadcaster: TVA

En tout cas - Season 1

2017

Comedy series 10 x 30 min
Cinematographer
Director: François Jaros
Production: Casablanca | Broadcaster: TVA

Les Pêcheurs

2013-2014

Comedy series (sitcom) 10 x 30 min
Cinematographer | Creator: Martin Petit | Director: Jean-François Asselin
Production : Juste pour rire TV
| Broadcaster: ICI Radio-Canada

Et si ?

2012

Comedy series (sitcom) 12 épisodes
Cinematographer | Director: Alain Chicoine
Production: KOTV | Broadcaster: V Télé

Colocs.tv (Saisons 1 et 2)

2009

Series, 13x23 min.
Cinematographer | Director: Pierre-Luc Gosselin
Production: Novem Télévision | Broadcaster: Musique Plus

Les Béliers

2013

Web series 10x10 minutes
Cinematographer | Director: François Blouin
Production: Jimmy Lee

Le chum de ma mère est un extraterrestre

2012

Webserie, 12x3 min
Cinematograper
Producer: Voyous Films | Broadcast: Radio-Canada

Fabrique-moi un conte

2011

Web, 4 episodes
Cinematography
Production: Jimmy Lee/Broadcast: Radio-Canada
Barbe Bleue - Director: Podz
Alice au pays des merveilles – Director: Mariloup Wolfe
Pinocchio – Director: Stéphane Lapointe
Le vilain petite canard – Director: Ricardo Trogi

Enquête Romantique

2011

13 clips, 5 min | Multiplateforms
Cinematographer | Director: Mariloup Wolfe
Production: Jimmy Lee

Le problème avec toi (Luc de la Rochelière)

2012

Luc de la Rochelière
Cinematographer | Director Mathieu Grimard

Tes Histoires (Dumas)

2012

Dumas
Cinematographer | Director Eno

J’aime ta grand-mère (Les Trois Accords)

2012

Music video
Cinematography (Director: Eno)

Plockul Black (Misteur Valaire)

2008

Misteur Valaire
Cinematographer | Director & production: Iouri Philipe Paillé

La chèvre

2006

Band de Garage
Cinematographer | Director Christopher Langston
Production: Alldress Productions

Gus

2016

Cinematographer | Director Jean-François Asselin
Cinélande

Desjardins Hop Épargne

2014

Cinematographer | Director Jean-François Asselin
Cinélande

Boston Pizza - Pâtes de Gars

2014

Cinematographer | Director Alain Chicoine
KOTV

Boston Pizza - Ailes gratuites

2013

Cinematographer | Director Alain Chicoine
KOTV

Campagne Vitro Plus

2013

Cinematographer | Director Pierre-Antoine Fournier
Trio Orange Média

Lancement programmation Radio-Canada

2012/13

Cinematographer | Director Stéphane Lapointe
Radio-Canada

La Poule aux oeufs d’or, Gala 20 ans

2012

Cinematographer | Director Mélanie Charbonneau
Jet Films

TVA Vidéotron HELL 2

2012

Cinematographer | Director Louis-Philippe Eno
TVA Accès

TVA Promo

2012

Cinematographer | Director Anh Minh Truong
TVA Sherbrooke

Hyundai Hockey Helpers

2012

Cinematographer | Director Dattu (Dattu Photo)

Société de Sauvetage

2011

Cinematographer | Director Jean-François Asselin
Cinélande

Campagne télé Université de Montréal

2011

Cinematographer | Director Anne Émond
Université de Montréal

Nissan – Le gros bons sens (B UNIT)

2011

Cinematographer | Director Jean-François Asselin
DOP Main unit : Yves Bélanger (Cinélande)

Université d’Ottawa : Corpo

2009

Cinematographer | Director Anh Minh Truong
Cri/Art

Union Vie

2008

Cinematographer | Director Marie-Ève Tremblay
Canal Évasion / idHD

Université de Sherbrooke : Leaders

2008

Cinematographer | Director Anh Minh Truong
Productions Cri-Art

Ville de Sherbrooke: Je composte

2007

Cinematographer | Director Anh Minh Truong
Productions Cri-Art