DIRECTIONYAN LANOUETTE TURGEON
DIRECTOR AND SCREENWRITER
In 2003, Yan Lanouette Turgeon completed the Cinema program at INIS, focusing on Directing. During this period, he made four short films, including Pedigree, for which he received the Claude Jutra Foundation scholarship. In addition, he is a graduate of Clarkson University in Upstate New York, with a degree in Communication and Psychology.
His short films Papillons noirs and Le revenant were presented at several international festivals. In 2006, he headed to Japan and Italy for the filming of Silk as Assistant to François Girard. Since then, he has directed numerous commercials for 6ix Degrés - La Cavalerie. He is also known for directing the first season of the web-series 11 règles, which won the web-fiction Jury Prize at the La Rochelle WebTV-Festival. In 2012, he directed his first feature film, Rock Paper Scissors, co-authored with writer André Gulluni. This isn’t the creative duo’s first collaboration, with a past joint history that is often unusual, yet always intelligent and innovative. This film stars Roy Dupuis and Samuel (Samian) Tremblay. The rest of the cast includes Roger Léger, Fanny Mallette, Louis Champagne, Réjean Lefrancois, Marie-Hélène Thibault, Remo Girone and Frédéric Chau.