André Turpin

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André Turpin
Born 1966 (age 51–52)
Quebec, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Film director, cinematographer, screenwriter
Years active 1990s–present

André Turpin (born 1966) is a French Canadian cinematographer, film director, and screenwriter.

Career[edit]

As a cinematographer, he has won over a dozen awards, including Canadian Screen Awards for Best Cinematography his work on Xavier Dolan's films Mommy (2014) and It's Only the End of the World (2016).[1][2] He has also won two Genie Awards for Best Cinematography, for Maelström (2000) at the 21st Genie Awards,[3] and for Incendies (2010) at the 31st Genie Awards.[4] In 2015, he shot Adele's music video for "Hello",[5] which became one of the most viewed music videos of all time on YouTube.[6]

As a director and screenwriter, he is best known for his work on the 2001 film Soft Shell Man (Un crabe dans la tête), which was chosen as Canada's submission to the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 75th Academy Awards,[7] though it was not ultimately nominated. The film also received nominations for Best Picture and Best Screenplay at the 22nd Genie Awards, and won several Jutra Awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Cinematography.[8]

At the 2nd Canadian Screen Awards, Turpin and Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette were nominees for Best Live Action Short Drama for their short film Ina Litovski.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Cinematographer[edit]

Director[edit]

  • 1995 - Zigrail
  • 1996 - Cosmos ("Jules & Fanny")
  • 2001 - Soft Shell Man (Un crabe dans la tête)
  • 2012 - Ina Litovski
  • 2012 - Sept heures trois fois par année
  • 2014 - Prends-moi
  • 2015 - Endorphine

References[edit]

  1. ^ Furdyk, Brent (2017-03-12). "2017 Canadian Screen Awards: And The Winners Are…". ET Canada. Retrieved 2018-01-13. 
  2. ^ "Xavier Dolan's Mommy wins big at the Canadian Screen Awards". Montreal Gazette. 2015-03-02. Retrieved 2018-01-13. 
  3. ^ "It's a Maelstrom at the Genie awards". The Globe and Mail, January 30, 2001.
  4. ^ "'Incendies', 'Barney's' top Genies". Brockville Recorder, March 10, 2011.
  5. ^ Groves, Nancy (2015-10-27). "Adele's Hello beats Taylor Swift's record for most-viewed video in 24 hours". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2018-01-13. 
  6. ^ Groves, Nancy (2015-10-27). "Adele's Hello beats Taylor Swift's record for most-viewed video in 24 hours". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2018-01-13. 
  7. ^ "Un Crabe selected for Oscar run". Playback, November 11, 2002.
  8. ^ Kelly, Brendan (2002-02-19). "'Soft Shell' sweeps Jutras". Variety. Retrieved 2018-01-13. 
  9. ^ "Kellie Ann Benz on Canadian Screen Awards 2014 nomination highlights | National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI)". National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI). 2014-01-14. Retrieved 2018-01-13. 

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