Louise Archambault

Louise Archambault

Canada

Screenwriter and director, Louise Archambault, made her debut with the internationally acclaimed film ATOMIC SAKÉ (2001), winning many prizes such as the Jutra for Best Short Film. Her first feature film FAMILIA (2005) gained many international sales and prizes such as Best Canadian First Feature Film at TIFF and received a Genie Award for a first film. In addition to directing episodes of the TV series LA GALÈRE (2013), NOUVELLE ADRESSE (2014), broadcasted on Ici Radio-Canada, and THIS LIFE (2015), broadcasted on CBC, Louise launched her 2nd film GABRIELLE (2013) at the Locarno International Film Festival (audience award). The film, selected to represent Canada at the Oscars and the Golden Globes in 2014, won many international prizes and was sold in more than 20 different territories. In 2014, Louise was named Personality of the Year by La Presse/I- ci Radio-Canada, in the arts and entertainment category. In 2019, she directed AND THE BIRDS RAINED DOWN, her 3rd Feature Film, title selected at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019, San Sebastian Film Festival 2019 and Göteborg Film Festival 2020.