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Nicole Robert

Nicole Robert

Founder, president

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Founder and president of Go Films, Nicole Robert produced 31 features.

Nine of her films hit the million mark at the Québec box office All screened internationally in over one hundred festivals and received prestigious awards. Among them Québec Montréal (opening feature at La Semaine du cinema du Québec in Paris, Golden Bayard for BEST SCREENPLAY and SPECIAL JURY AWARD at the Namur Film Festival), Sur le seuil (Gerardmer Fantastic Film Festival), Horloge Biologique (TIFF), Tout est parfait (Berlinale, Panorama section, GRAND JURY AWARD at the Seattle International Film Festival, Golden Bayard for BEST SCREENPLAY in Namur), 1981 (Opening Feature at the FFM, Roma Film Festival), Les 7 jours du Talion (Sundance), La peur de l’eau (Cristal Award for BEST FILM in Liege). Nicole Robert was honoured at the Gala des Femmes du cinéma, de la télévision et des nouveaux médias, for her lifelong achievement and contribution to the industry. She also was honoured by the Quebec Cinema Owners Association for her career. In 2017, Nicole Robert was honoured of the Denis Heroux Award at the Fantasia Film Festival for her achievement and contribution in genre films. She is also known for discovering new talents. King Dave, her third collaboration with Daniel Grou (Podz), released in July 2016, was the opening film at Fantasia Film Festival and winner of the AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FILM, and winner of the Best Film at the We Love Paris Film Festival. Nicole recently produced Nelly, inspired by the life and works of Nelly Arcan, written and directed by Anne Émond, released in January 2017, and selected in various festivals and winner of the Best World Feature Award at the Sonoma International Film Festival and 4 IRIS at Le Gala du Cinéma Québecois; she also produced 1991, written and directed by Ricardo Trogi, highest Quebecois box-office in 2018. She is currently finalizing two features films: Sympathie pour le diable, by Guillaume de Fontenay and Fabuleuses, by Mélanie Charbonneau. Before launching her first production company, Lux Films, Nicole was a graphic designer, and worked on animated shorts for 10 years, with Les Films Québec Love and Animabec as founder and president.

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Ronan Thomas

Ronan Thomas

Projects manager

Graduated of a Master in Production and Distribution, Ronan Thomas started to collaborate with different festivals in Europe and Canada, in charge of coproduction markets and professional plateforms, Paris Project at Paris Cinema, Les Rendez-vous Pro at Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois, Frontières at Fantasia IFF.In 2016, Ronan joins the GO FILMS team.

Pierre Phaneuf

Pierre Phaneuf

Script consultant

Pierre has an academic background in political science and French writing. He was editor-checker for, among other things, Guy Connolly publishing services, Trius, Trustar and L’Actualité, then reader at Lux Films. Since 2006 he is part of the Go Films team.