Sophie Deraspe

Producer

Canada

International panorama Jury

It was the visual arts and literature that led Sophie Deraspe to write and direct her first feature film, Rechercher Victor Pellerin (2006), which announced a strong signature, anchored in reality. In 2009 follows Les Signes Vitaux, awarded more than 15 times around the world. In 2015 Sophie released Les Loups and a documentary, Le Profil Amina. Her contemporary adaptation of Antigone (2019) was a resounding success, culminating in the Best Picture statuette at the Canadian Screen Awards and Canada’s representation at the Oscars. In 2021, she dives into directing the 6 episodes of Bête noire, presented in Panorama at Séries Mania. Her second series, Motel Paradis, will air in 2022.