Jaie Laplante

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Jaie Laplante

Jaie Laplante (born January 8, 1970) is a Canadian-American screenwriter, actor and curator.[1][2][3]

Born in Alberta, Canada, Laplante's notable credits include co-screenwriter of Sugar,[4][5] for which he received a nomination in the Best Adapted Screenplay category of the 2005 Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television's 25th Genie Awards, along with co-writers John Palmer and Todd Klinck.[6] As an actor, he appeared in Frisk,[7] directed by Todd Verow.

Laplante is currently executive director and chief curator of Miami International Film Festival, which he has programmed since 2010.[8][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jaie Laplante - About This Person - Movies & TV". NYTimes.com. 2007-01-18. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  2. ^ "Miami International Film Festival Turns 28 Amidst Transition | Filmmakers, Film Industry, Film Festivals, Awards & Movie Reviews". Indiewire. 2012-10-26. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  3. ^ "Rue Morgue – Sinister Seven: Miami International Film Festival executive director Jaie Laplante". Rue-morgue.com. 2013-03-04. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  4. ^ "Sugar - Cast, Crew, Director and Awards". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  5. ^ Dennis Harvey (2004-07-12). "Sugar". Variety. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  6. ^ "Quebec films lead Genie nominations | News | Screen". Screendaily.com. 2005-02-09. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  7. ^ Holden, Stephen (1996-03-22). "Movie Review - Frisk - FILM REVIEW;Where Gory Ends Wait For Drugged-Out Punks". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  8. ^ Rodriguez, Rene (2010-08-23). "Film Festival gets new chief". miami.com. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  9. ^ Rodriguez, Rene (2013-02-28). "Miami International Film Festival gets ready for 30th anniversary event - Film Festival". MiamiHerald.com. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  10. ^ "The Film Fest's New Direction :: Articles :: Ocean Drive Magazine". Oceandrive.com. Retrieved 2013-10-21.