Robert Budreau

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Robert Budreau
Born
NationalityCanadian
Occupationfilm director, producer, screenwriter
Years active2000s-present
Notable work
Born to Be Blue, Stockholm
AwardsCanadian Screen Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (Stockholm), DGC Award for Best Direction in a Feature Film (Stockholm)

Robert Budreau (born January 25, 1974) is a Canadian film director, screenwriter and producer.[1]

Budreau was born in London, Ontario, and raised in Ingersoll.[1] He made a number of short films before releasing his feature debut, That Beautiful Somewhere, in 2006.[2] His second feature film, Born to Be Blue, followed in 2015.[3] In 2018 he released Stockholm, for which he won the award for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 7th Canadian Screen Awards[4] and the Directors Guild of Canada's DGC Award for Best Direction in a Feature Film.[5]

His fourth feature film, Delia's Gone, entered production in 2020 and is slated for future release.[6]

Through his production firm Lumanity Productions, Budreau has also produced short and feature films by other directors.[7]

Filmography[edit]

  • Dylanology (2002)
  • The Multiple Selves of Hannah Maynard (2003)
  • Dream Recording (2003)
  • Photographic Fate (2003)
  • Do No Harm (2004)
  • Judgment Call (2004)
  • The Unfolding (2004)
  • Yesteryears (2005)
  • Welcome (2005)
  • Dry Whiskey (2005)
  • Drag (2006)
  • Sunshine Swim Team (2006)
  • The Secret Miracle (2006)
  • The Unspoken Promise (2006)
  • That Beautiful Somewhere (2006)
  • Sunshine Swim Team (2008)
  • As You Like It (2010)
  • The Boss (2010)
  • Bodyslam (2013)
  • Solo (2013)
  • Bank$tas / Cubicle Warriors (2014)
  • Born to Be Blue (2015)
  • Stockholm (2018)
  • Delia's Gone (TBA)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Greg Colgan, "Ingersoll-raised Hollywood director Robert Budreau to star at Forest City Film Festival". Woodstock Sentinel-Review, September 12, 2019.
  2. ^ Chris Knight, "It's not rocket science: the scenery steals all the scenes!". National Post, April 20, 2007.
  3. ^ Peter Howell, "Born to Be Blue blends fact, fiction". Waterloo Region Record, March 18, 2016.
  4. ^ "Les Québécois remportent plus de la moitié des trophées à l'avant-gala des prix Écrans canadiens". Ici Radio-Canada, March 31, 2019.
  5. ^ "Director's Guild of Canada names best homegrown films and TV shows". Q, October 28, 2019.
  6. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (October 13, 2020). "Stephan James, Marisa Tomei, Paul Walter Hauser To Star In 'Delia's Gone' Drama From Robert Budreau". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 19, 2020.
  7. ^ "Developing filmmakers". Sudbury Star, March 6, 2014.

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