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Episode 015: In conversation around the film Big Giant Wave


Episode 15: In conversation around the film BIG GIANT WAVE

A conversation with Marie-Julie Dallaire and Louis-Martin Paradis, moderated by Isabelle Malenfant, CCE.

Photo Credit: Xi Feng

In this new episode, we are delighted to share with you the meeting that took place at the Cinéma Public in Montreal in October 2022 with the team of the film BIG GIANT WAVE.

The director, Marie-Julie Dallaire, and the editor, Louis-Martin Paradis, shared with the audience, their fascinating adventure during the post-production of this exciting documentary.

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A special thanks goes to

Marie-Julie Dallaire

Louis-Martin Paradis

Isabelle Malenfant, CCE

Cinéma Public

Guillaume Potvin

Catherine Legault

MELS Studios

Maud Le Chevallier

Audrey Sylvestre


Isabelle Malenfant, CCE (episode introduced by Catherine Legault)


Pauline Decroix

Main Title Sound Design by

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Past Events

In Conversation with Louis-Martin Paradis and Marie-Julie Dallaire for the film BIG GIANT WAVE

In Conversation with Louis-Martin Paradis and Marie-Julie Dallaire for the film BIG GIANT WAVE
October 26, 2022

This event took place on October 26, 2022.

Presented in French / Conférence en français

Join us on October 26 for our first in person Master Series in Montreal. Listen to editor Louis-Martin Paradis discuss with director Marie-Julie Dallaire their work on the film BIG GIANT WAVE. There will be a screening of the film, followed by the Q&A.

Louis-Martin Paradis a été assistant-monteur pendant une dizaine d’années sur de nombreux longs métrages de fiction avant de devenir monteur, surtout en cinéma documentaire. Depuis, il a monté les projets de Marie-Julie Dallaire dont : Comme une vague, gagnant de l’Iris du meilleur montage documentaire en 2022, L’impossible été de Jules et la série documentaire Un monde sans pitié. Il est également monteur sur les documentaires de Mathieu Roy notamment Surviving Progress, Les dépossédés et Les creuseurs ainsi que son film de fiction L’autre maison, en nomination pour le Jutra du meilleur montage. Lors du montage de Surviving Progress, il rencontre Harold Crooks, le co-réalisateur et monte ses films suivants : The Price We Pay et récemment The Melt Goes on Forever: The art and times of David Hammons. Dans la dernière année, il a monté le film de Phil Comeau, L’ordre secret

Marie-Julie Dallaire

Marie-Julie Dallaire is a film and advertising director. Big Giant Wave, her latest film produced in collaboration with Crazyrose (Jean-Marc Vallée), won several awards including three Iris awards (best editing, best cinematography and best documentary) at the Gala Québec Cinéma 2022. In 2020, she directed Jules’ Impossible Summer with the NFB. In 2015 Denis Villeneuve entrusts her as second unit director for Arrival. In 2007, she won the Dworkin Foundation Award for Father which was also nominated at the Jutra Awards. In 1996, she co-directed Cosmos, which won the Prix des Cinémas d’art et d’essai at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes. She first made her name by participating in La Course Destination Monde. Marie-Julie is currently in development on her next film Cut Print Thank You Bye which will pay tribute to the late filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée.


Event photo for Master Series
Event Photo - Comme un vague
Event - Comme un vague at Cinema Public

About the Event

October 26, 2022

6:00PM EDT

Cinéma Public


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