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2022

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Geographies of Solitude

Forum RIDM: Cannes Docs-In-Progress 2021

Dir. Jacquelyn Mills

Produced by: Jacquelyn Mills & Rosalie Chicoine Perreault

Festival: Berlinale 2022 | Hot Docs 2022

Award: Best Canadian Feature Documentary Award at Hot Docs 2022

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This House

Forum RIDM: 2021 Cannes Docs-In-Progress

Réal. Miryam Charles

Production: Embuscade Films

Diffusion: La Distributrice de films

Festival: Berlinale 2022 | Hot Docs 2022

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2021

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Gabor

Forum RIDM: Cuban Hat 2018 | Talents en vue 2018 | Qc+By Doc Coprod Program 2021 | SODEC_LAB@CPH:DOX 2021

Dir. Joannie Lafrenière

Production: TAK Films

Diffusion: Maison4tiers

Festival: RIDM 2021 (Closing Film)

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Babushka

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2019

Dir. Kristina Wagenbauer

Production: TAK films

Distribution: Spira

Festivals: RIDM 2021

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Damascus Dream

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2016 | Talents en vue 2018 | One-on-one Pitches 2018 Cannes Doc in Progress 2019

Dir. Émilie Serri

Production: Portage Films inc.

Distribution: FunFilms

Festivals: Rotterdam Film Festival 2021 |  Vancouver International Film Festival 2021 | FNC 2021

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In the Rumbling Belly of Motherland

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2019

Dir. Ahmed Brishkay

Production: Digital Warrior Production

Festivals : Doxa Documentary Film Festival

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Le relais

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2020

Dir. Kimberley Ann Surin

Production: Intuitive Picture

Diffusion: tou.tv | CBC Gem

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2020

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Passage

Forum RIDM: One-on-one Pitches 2017 | One-on-One for Emerging Filmmakers  2017 Rough Cut Lab 2019

Dir. Sarah Baril Gaudet

Production: La cabane

Distribution: Les films du 3 mars

Festivals: RIDM 2020 | Visions du Réel 2020 | Carrousel International du film de Rimouski 2021 | Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma 2021 

Nominations: Meilleure direction de la photographie en documentaire (Gala Québec Cinéma 2021)

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In The Shadow of the Pines

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2019

Dir. Anne Koizumi

Diffusion: CBC Gem

Festivals: RIDM 2020 | Hot Docs 2020 | Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma 2020 | Ottawa International Animation Festival 2020 | San Francisco International Film Festival 2020

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Hollie's Dress

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2019

Dir. Annie Sakkab

Production: B707 Productions

Diffusion: CBC Gem

Festivals: RIDM 2020 | Hot Docs 2020 Sheffield Short Film Festival | Toronto International Women Film Festival

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2019

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L.A. Tea Time

Forum RIDM: Rough Cut Lab 2018

Réal. Sophie Bédard Marcotte

Production : Maestro Films

Diffusion: La distributrice de film

Festivals: Visions du réel 2019 | FNC 2019 | Vancouver International Film Festival 2019 | Hot Docs 2020

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2018

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Wind should be heard not seen

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2014

Dir.: Claire Sanford
Production: Tortuga Films
Festivals: Hot Docs 2018 | DOXA International Documentary Festival 2018 | Lunenburg Doc Fest 2019 

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Anote’s Ark

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2014

Dir.: Matthieu Rytz

Production: EyeSteelFilm

Festivals : Sundance 2018 | Hot Docs 2018 | Visions du réel 2018 | Doxa Documentary Film Festival 2018

Award:  Grand Jury Prize, World Cinema (Sundance 2018)

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Manic VR

Forum RIDM: Rough Cut VR 2017

Réal.: Kalina Bertin

Production: EyeSteelFilms

Festivals:  Sheffield Documentary Festival 2018 | World VR Forum 2018 | Taipei Film Festival

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Symphony in Aquamarine

Forum RIDMTalent Lab 2016 | One-on-One 2016 | One-on-One 2017 | Rough Cut editing and distribution 2017

Dir. Dan Popa
Production : Chasseurs Films
Distribution :  La distributrice de films
Festival :  RIDM 2018 | Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec 2019 | Vancouver international film festival 2019
Awards : Prix spécial du Jury Compétition Nationale Longs Métrages (RIDM 2018); Prix Meilleur espoir Québec/Canada (RIDM 2018)

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Time is out of joint

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2017

Dir.: Victor Arroyo

Festivals :  Sheffield International Documentary Festival 2018 | RVQC 2019 | Doxa Documentary Film Festival 2019

Awards: Short Documentary Award (Doxa Documentary Film Festival 2019)

Bande-annonce

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TURNING TABLES (2018)

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2017

Dir.: Chrisann Hessing

Production : Turning Table Media
Festivals :  Hot Docs 2018 
Soutien : Bravofactual (Bell Media)

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1999 - I wish you were here

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2014

Dir.: Samara Chadwick

Production : Parabola Films, Beauvoir Films, ONF

Festivals :  Visions du Réel 2018 | Hot Docs 2018 | FICFA 2017 (preview)

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Love, Scott

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2015

Dir. Laura Marie Wayne

Production: ONF

Festivals :  Hot Docs 2018 | North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (film d'ouverture) | Inside Out Film and Video Festival 2018

Award: Best Canadian Feature (Inside Out Festival 2018)

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2017

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Snowbirds

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2015

Dir. Joannie Lafrenière

Production: Colonelle Films

Distribution: Spira

Festivals: Hot Docs 2018 | Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma 2018 | FICFA 2018 |  Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec 2017

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Rebels On Pointe

Forum RIDM : One-on-One Pitches 2016

Dir. Bobbi Jo Hart

Production : Adobe Productions International 

Festivals : CinemaQ Festival 2017 | Hot Docs 2017 | Outfest LA 2017 | Frameline Film Festival 2017 | InsideOut 2017 | DocsBarcelona 2017

Award : Best Canadian Feature, InsideOut 2017 | Public Prize FFF 2017

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A Little Wisdom (2017)

Forum RIDMTalent Lab 2016 | One-on-One 2016

Dir. Yuqi Kang

Production: Blue Goat Film

Festivals:  RIDM 2018  |  Busan International Film Festival 2017 (world premiere) | SXSW 2018 | Hot Docs 2018Awardee: Best Canadian Picture (Hot Docs 2018)

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Shiners: The Art of Shoe Shine

Forum RIDM: One-on-One Pitches 2014

Dir. Stacey Tenenbaum

Production : H2L Productions 

Festivals : Hot Docs 2017 

Diffusion : Documentary Channel | TV5 + PBS| Independent Lens

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The Devil's Trap

Forum RIDM: First Pitch

Dir. Mitchell Stafiej
Production: Parabola Films
Festivals:  CPH:DOX 2017 | RIDM 2017 
Support: Documentary Channel

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Manic

Forum RIDM: Cuban Hat Pitch 2013

Réal.: Kalina Bertin

Production : EyeSteelFilms

Festivals :  RIDM 2017 | Hot Docs 2017| Brooklyn Film Festival 2017 | Moscow International Film Festival


Prix : Feature Documentary Spirit Award (Brooklyn Film Festival) | Don Haig Pay It Forward Prize (Hot Docs) | Meilleur montage - film documentaire (Iris Québec Cinéma) | Best Documentary Editing at Prix Iris/Québec Cinema | Nominated for Best Documentary and Best Documentary Editing at Canadian Screen Awards

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A Natural Light : Vivi’s Story

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2015

Dir. Ivy Yukiko Ishihara Oldford
Production: Snowchild Productions
Festivals: Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay 2018 | RVQC 2018

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Let there be light

Forum RIDM: Rough Cut 2016

Dir.: Mila Aung-Thwin et Van Royko

Production: EyeSteelFilms

Festivals: SXSW 2017 (world premiere) | HotDocs 2017 | Sarasota Film Festival 2017 | CPH:DOX 2017 

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The Other Rio

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2015 | One-on-One Pitches 2015

Dir. Émilie Beaulieu-Guérette

Production : Colonelle Films

Festivals : RIDM 2017 | Festival international du film francophone de Namur 2018

Award : Meilleur Espoir Québec/Canada RIDM 2017

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2016

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Gulîstan, Land of Roses

Forum RIDM:  One-on-One Pitches 2013

Dir. Zaynê Akyol

Production : Péripheria, Mitosfilms, NFB

Festivals : RIDM 2016 | Hot Docs 2016 | Visions du Réel 2016 

Award : Doc Alliance Award (Locarno IFF 2016)

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Histoire Hippie

Forum RIDM: One-on-One for Emmerging Filmmaker 2012

Dir. Jean-André Fourestier

Production : InformAction Films

Festival : RIDM+ 2016

Diffusion : Super Channel

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The Gardener (2016)

Forum RIDM: One-on-One Pitches 2015

Dir. Sébastien Chabot

Production :Films Reflektor

Festival : FCVQ 2016

Award : Audience Award, Canadian Feature (FCVQ 2016)

Diffusion : Radio-Canada, CBC

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The Stairs

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2015 | One-on-One Pitches 2015

Dir. Hugh Gibson

Production: Midnight Lamp Films

Festival: RIDM 2016 | TIFF 2016

Award: TFCA's Rogers Best Canadian Film Award (2017)

 

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La Soledad (2016)

Forum RIDM: Talent Lab 2014 & 2015 | One-on-One Pitches 2015

Dir. Jorge Thielen Armand

Production : La Faena Films

Festival : Biennale College - Cinema | Venice International Film Festival 2016 | Cartagena International Film Festival 2016 | Atlanta International Film Festival 2016

 Award: Jury Prize (Atlantas Int. Film Fest. 2016)

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Living With Giants (2016)

Forum RIDMCuban Hat Pitch | One-on-One 2014

Dir. Sébastien Rist & Aude Leroux-Lévesque

Production : MC2 Communication Média

Festival : RIDM 2016 | Hot Docs 2016 | IDFA 2016| Vancouver International Film Festival 2016
Award : Emerging Canadian Filmmaker Award (Hot Docs 2016)| Best Canadian Documentary (VIFF 2016)

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Parfaites

Forum RIDMOne-on-One for Emerging Filmmakers 2012

Dir. Jérémie Battaglia

Production : Les Productions du Rapide-Blanc

Diffusion : CBC | ICI Radio-Canada 2016

Award: Meilleur documentaires (Winter Film Award 2017)

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2015

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Callshop Istanbul

Forum RIDM: One-on-One Pitches 2013

Dir.: Hind Benchekroun & Sami Mermer

Production : Teckno Hut & Noah Couture-Glassco

Festivals : RIDM 2015 | Hot Docs 2015

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Welcome to F.L.

Forum RIDM : One-on-One Pitches 2013

Dir.: Geneviève Dulude-De Celles

Production : Colonelle Films

Distribution: 3.14 Collectif

Festival : RIDM 2015 | TIFF 2015

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Nuestro Monte Luna (2015)

Forum RIDM: One-on-One Pitches 2013

Dir. : Pablo Alvarez Mesa

Production : Parabola Films

Festivals : RIDM 2015 | Hot Docs 2015 | Sundance Doc Lab 2014

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Star Men

Forum RIDM: One-on-One Pitches 2014

Dir. Alison Rose

Production : Inigo Films

Festivals : CPH:DOX 2015 | Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015 | Docs Against Gravity Film Festival 2015

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The Amina Profile

Forum RIDM: One-on-One Pitches 2013

Dir. Sophie Deraspe

Production : Esperamos & National Film Board of Canada 

Festivals :  RIDM 2015 | Sundance 2015 | Hot Docs 2015 | VIFF 2015 | CPH:DOX 2015 | DokLeipzig 2015

Award : HotDocs : Special Jury Prize – Canadian Feature Documentary

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2014

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Marinoni

Forum RIDM: One-on-One Pitches (2013)

Dir. : Tony Girardin

Production : Teckno Hut & Noah Couture-Glassco

Festival : RIDM 2014 | Hot Docs 2014

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Mystic Mass

Forum RIDM: One-on-One Pitches (2013)

Dir. Karim Haroun

Production : Nemesis Films

Festivals : RIDM 2014 | Vision du réel 2014

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Chameleon

Forum RIDM: One-on-One Pitches (2013)

Dir. Ryan Mullins
Production : Eyesteel Films
Festivals : IDFA 2014, Hot Docs 2015, Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015
Awards: Emerging Canadian Filmmaker Award (Hot Docs 2015)

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Secret Trial 5

Forum RIDM: Cubant Hat (2011)

Dir.: Amar Wala

Production : Secret Trial 5 Productions

Festivals : RIDM 2014 | Hot Docs 2014

Award : Emerging Canadian Filmmaker Award (Hot Docs 2014)

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