Photo credits : Laurent Palardy

Zoé Pelchat

Director | Screenwriter

Zoé Pelchat made a name for herself with her webseries DOMINOS, sacred Best Digital Series at the first edition of Canneseries festival (2018). Written and directed by Zoé, this unique drama received critical acclaim and impressive media coverage. DOMINOS also won numerous awards (Are You Series Brussels, Marseille Webfest) and nominations in the festival circuit. Before that, Zoé learned her craft making music videos and advertising. She was part of the 2016 Cinema cohort at renowned film school l’INIS. She makes her mark with positive leadership, a human approach and a visceral and poetic aesthetic. As of now, Zoé is preparing to shoot her short film Lune and the second season of DOMINOS, while continuing her advertising career within the prestigious Cinélande banner.

WEBSERIES

Thirsty

In development

Webserie, fiction
Director and co-screenwriter with Marjorie Armstrong
Production Alt. Séries

Dominos II

In development

Webserie
Original Idea, screenwriter, director
Production Deux par deux
Broadcaster TV5.ca

Dominos

2018

Webserie, fiction | 5 x 8 min.
Original Idea, screenwriter, director, casting.
Prod. St Laurent TV | Diffusion TV5.ca

Awards

Webfest Berlin 2018 – international competition
Marseille Webfest 2018 - international competition
Winner of the Best Digital Series Award – Official competition officielle CANNESERIES 2018
33rd Prix Gémeaux 2018 – nominated in 2 categories : en lice dans 2 catégories:
best screenplay series digital fiction (Zoé Pelchat) & best male interpretation (Émile Schneider)

Les 21

2018

Webserie, Documentary | 21x 2 min.
Director, creator
Prod. St Laurent TV
Broadcast La Fabrique Culturelle

Les Presqu’histoires

2015

Webserie, Fiction | 4 x 7 min.
Director, co-screenwriter
Prod. Roméo et Fils | Broadcast Urbania.ca

FILMOGRAPHY

Lune

In development

Short film
Director and screenwriter
Prod. Mémo Films

Gaby les collines

In development

Short film
Director and screenwriter

Parmiggiano

In development

Short film
Co-screenwriter with Sandrine Poirier-Allard

Amaretto Sour

2016

Director
Prod. UnisTV
Broadcast on the ici.tou.tv platform, Radio-Canada

Awards

FESTIVALS
Les Courts du Vendredi - Bourg-en-Bresse, France - May 2017
REGARD, Festival international de courts métrages au Saguenay - March 2017
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma - Montréal - October 2016
Cinémental, Festival des films francophones au Manitoba - October 2016

La cour des mirages

2016

Director
Broadcast on the ici.tou.tv platform, Radio-Canada
Presented in theater at Cinéma Beaubien in Montréal and Cinéma Le Clap in Québec city, before the feature film Solange et les vivants - october 2016

Awards

FESTIVALS
Cannes Short Film Corner - Mai 2017
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois - Montréal - février 2017
Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec - septembre 2017
Festival interactif de cinéma de Lévis, Prix MaTV - août 2017
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma - Montréal - Octobre 2016
Rencontres Pancanadiennes du Cinéma Étudiant - Montréal - Octobre 2016
Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi- Témiscamingue - novembre 2016

Poèmes

2013

Experimental short films
Co-director, co-screenwriter.
Prod. Indépendant
Broadcast Urbania.ca

TELEVISION

Chef Tania

In development

TV series
Director and co-screenwriter with Jean-François Sauvé
Avenue Productions

Flip

In development

TV series
Director and co-screenwriter with Édith Kabuya
Prod. Zone3

ADVERTISING

Zoé has directed more than 20 commercials for clients such as Québec Cinema, The Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, Hydro-Québec, Vachon, Énergie 93.9, 3M, Quebec Youth, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Drug free kids, etc. She is represented by Cinélande in advertising.

MUSIC VIDEOS

Kingston Queen - Di Astronauts

2017

Prod. Saint Laurent TV

Bubble of Joy - Heart Streets

2015

Prod. Romeo et Fils

Lips - Human Human

2015

Vimeo staff pick | Prod. DTO Films

Le rouge des crépuscules - Acte

2014

Réalisatrice et monteuse

Piscine - Fanny Bloom

2014

Nominated at the CBC Music Video Awards
Prod.Roméo et Fils

EDUCATION

L'Institut National de l'Image et du Son

2016

Cohorte Cinéma 2016, specialized in direction
Montréal

Concordia University

2009-2012

Bachelor’s in communication
Montreal
Graduated with honours.