Denis Villeneuve (Canada)

Denis Villeneuve is a Canadian film director and writer. He is a four-time recipient of the Canadian Screen Award (formerly Genie Award) for Best Direction, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2010, Incendies in 2011, and Enemy in 2013. The first three films also won the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Motion Picture.

Internationally, he is best known for his critically acclaimed crime-thriller films, including Prisoners (2013) and Sicario (2015), and the science fiction drama Arrival (2016), the latter of which received 8 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Filmography

  • La course destination monde
    1988
  • REW-FFWD
    1994
  • Cosmos
    1996
  • Un 32 août sur terre
    1998
  • Maelström
    2000
  • 120 Seconds to Get Elected
    2006
  • Next Floor
    2008
  • Polytechnique
    2009
  • Incendies
    2010
  • Etude empirique sur l'influence du son sur la persistance rétinienne
    2011
  • Prisoners
    2013
  • Enemy
    2013
  • Sicario
    2015
  • Arrival
    2016
  • Blade Runner 2049
    2017

Doc Alliance Members

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