Catherine took over from our dear Myriam Poirier, for a few episodes. Myriam took a break from the microphone to fully devote herself to her own projects.
We chose to speak with the young and prolific editor, Amélie Labrèche. After working for years as an assistant, Amélie made the leap to editing in 2016. Since then, she has been working on fiction, documentary and TV series projects. Catherine invites you to trace the path of Amélie’s young career.
Listen this episode to have more context behind this photo of Amélie’s Timeline.
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Photo Credit: Amélie Labrèche
Catherine Legault and Amélie Labrèche during their recording session at MELS Studios in downtown Montreal.
Photo Credit: Catherine Legault
To learn more about our new host:
Catherine Legault is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and film editor. She graduated from Film Production at Concordia University’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, in Montreal. Over the past 20 years, she has worked on several films that have screened internationally in theatres, festivals, and on television. Her collaborations have included PilgrIMAGE, by Peter Wintonick and Mira Burt-Wintonick, Mort subite d’un homme-théâtre, by Jean-Claude Coulbois, Les manèges humains, by Martin Laroche, The Wandering Muse, by Tamas Wormser, La démolition familiale by Patrick Damien, Les lettres de ma mère, by Serge Giguère, and Rebels on Pointe and FANNY: The Right to Rock, by Bobbi Jo Hart. Recipient of two Gémeaux awards for her TV series editing work, she received the Iris award for Best Documentary Editing at the Gala Québec Cinéma for La démolition familiale, in 2017. She was nominated again for Les lettres de ma mère and Fanny: The Right to Rock. In 2019, Catherine directed her first feature documentary, Sisters: Dream & Variations, which was awarded at the IndieFEST Film Awards in five categories and at the Gala Québec Cinéma for Best Documentary Original Score. Catherine is currently in production for her next film, LARRY (They/them), which will be released in 2023.
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