French Canada’s Rising Star: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre


Born in Murdochville, Quebec, Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre is a French Canadian filmmaker based in Montreal, Canada. Saint-Pierre obtained a BFA Honors in film animation and an MFA in film production from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University.

Saint-Pierre’s animated documentary work shows new approaches in nonfiction storytelling, by blurring the lines between documentary and drama and incorporating a mixed media approach. The award-winning director and film animator has directed several short animated and documentary films, including Post-Partum

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