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Writer & Director
Writer & Director Amy Miller is a media maker and social justice organizer based in Montréal. She recently directed and wrote the documentary No Land No Food No Life a hard hitting film on the economy, agricultural land grabs and the changes to farmers’ lives around the world. She directed, wrote and produced The Carbon Rush a global exposé on how carbon offset projects impact local peoples. She made the featurette documentary Myths for Profit: Canada’s Role In Industries of War and Peace which was screened among others at the Milano Film Festival, RIDM and The Bay Street Film Festival, where it won the People’s Choice Award. Her first documentary Outside of EUrope focuses on the exclusionary nature of immigration and border policies and continues to be screened around the world. She remains dedicated to developing critical documentaries for transformative social change and helping out grassroots campaigns for justice.
Producer, Films de l’Oeil
Catherine Drolet has been in film production for 13 years. She worked on over 40 films and documentaries at the National Film Board of Canada and at InformAction Films before founding her own production house in 2008. She gained prominence as a producer with the documentary, Yesterday Still Hoping broadcast on Radio-Canada, RDI and TV5 Monde and screened at numerous festivals and cinemas. The film was honoured at the Festival international des droits de l’homme in Paris.
She also produced Small Wonders by Tally Abecassis, selected for competition at Hot Docs and broadcast on CBC. Catherine curated the Encounter with the Ma’ohi culture of French Polynesia,to the acclaim of the public and the international francophone media and was involved in the Polynesian dance episode of the documentary series Voulez-vous danser? She also presided on various juries, notably the Jutra Awards.
In 2013 Catherine released the highly anticipated documentary: No Land No Food No Life by Amy Miller along with an interactive website. The film has been selected by the Vancouver International Film Festival, the International Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam and Montreal’s Rencontres internationales du documentaire. It is scheduled for broadcast on Super Channel and on Télé-Québec. Un gars, c’est un gars! (A Guy’s a Guy!) by Simon Goulet was released in 2014. This debate-style film on school dropouts was shown on RDI in January and will be also be broadcast on Radio-Canada.
Catherine Drolet brings rigor and passion to all her projects ensuring they bear a stamp of excellence. She has a knack for combining teamwork and talent. Upcoming productions include features, documentary series, and docu-soaps.
Films de l’Oeil Inc. is a production company that aims to spark thoughtful debate on current issues through a variety of points of view reflecting the diversity of our world. Films de l’Oeil is committed to conveying information through rich, bold content and entertaining with innovative treatments. Films de l’Oeil was founded in Montreal by Catherine Drolet.
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