• Marcel Jean
    Marcel Jean
    Executive Director
    Marcel Jean was the film critic for the Montreal daily Le Devoir from 1984 to 1988 and has written several books on cinema, the latest being Dictionnaire des films québécois, published in November 2014 by Éditions Somme Toute. As head of the NFB’s French Animation Studio from 1999 to 2005, he produced numerous films, which garnered over 150 international awards, including the Golden Bear for best short film at the Berlin International Film Festival (Black Soul, 2001, directed by Martine Chartrand), the Crystal Bear also at Berlin (Stormy Night, 2003, Michèle Lemieux), the Cristal Award for best short film at Annecy (Tragic Story with Happy Ending, 2006, Regina Pessoa) and four Jutra Awards for best animated film (Black Soul, Martine Chartrand, 2001; The Brainwashers, Patrick Bouchard, 2002; Sleeping Betty, Claude Cloutier, 2007; and Robes of War, Michèle Cournoyer, 2009). Between 2006 and 2013, he produced or co-produced a number of films for the production company L’Unité central, including The Man Who Slept (Inès Sedan, 2009), D’aurore (Serge Clément, 2011, award for best Quebec art and experimentation film), Joda (Theodore Ushev, 2012) and Arwad (Samer Najari and Dominique Chila, 2013). He has been the director of the Documentary Program at the Institut national de l’image et du son (INIS) since 2012, and also taught film criticism and film history and aesthetics at the Université de Montréal from 1986 to 2013. He was vice-president of Éditions Les 400 coups from 2005 to 2008 and is currently vice-president of Québec Cinéma. Marcel Jean has directed five films, including the documentary État critique (1992). He also served as Artistic Director of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival since 2012.
  • Josianne Ricci
    Executive Assistant
  • Jacynthe Lefebvre
    Head of Human Resources