Manon Barbeau

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Manon Barbeau, daughter of Marcel Barbeau, is a Québécois filmmaker and author who was the founder of Wapikoni mobile, a mobile production studio for Quebec Aboriginal youth, which has enabled close to 2000 young videomakers to create 450 short films, from its inception in 2004.[1][2]

After graduating in Communication (Cinema) at Université du Québec à Montréal and writing workshops with Jean Gruault (scriptwriter for Truffaut), Enrico Medioli (scriptwriter for Visconti) and Robert McKee (writer of the TV series "The Avengers"), Manon Barbeau wrote the novel Merlyne (best-seller summer-fall 1991, Les Éditions du Boréal).[3][4]

She is married to cinematographer Philippe Lavalette. Their daughter Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette is an actor and film director.

Documentaries[edit]

  • L'amour en pen (2004)
  • De mémoire de chats - Les ruelles (2004)
  • Alain, artiste-démolisseur (2001) [5]
  • Barbeau, libre comme l'art (2000) [6]
  • L'armée de l'ombre (1999) [7]
  • Les enfants de Refus Global (1998) [8]
  • Nous sommes plusieurs beaucoup de monde (1981)
  • Comptines (1975)[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manon Barbeau plaide la cause du Wapikoni mobile auprès d'Ottawa". CBC News (in French). 16 July 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Beeston, Laura (28 October 2012). "Montreal Diary: Wapikoni mobile offers a creative outlet". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Informactionfilms
  4. ^ OCLC
  5. ^ Alain, artiste-démolisseur
  6. ^ Barbeau, libre comme l'art
  7. ^ L'armée de l'ombre
  8. ^ Les enfants de Refus Global
  9. ^ Comptines