Biography

Denis Villeneuve (born October 3, 1967 in Gentilly, Quebec) is a Canadian film director and writer. In his early career he won Radio-Canada's youth film competition "La Course Europe-Asie" in 1990-91. He is a three-time winner of the Genie Award for Best Director, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2010 and Incendies in 2011. All three films also won the Best Picture award.

His 2010 film Incendies represented Canada at the 83rd Academy Awards in the category of Best Foreign Language Film and made the list of nominees. In January 2011 he was selected as one of the top ten film makers to watch.

Denis Villeneuve (born October 3, 1967 in Gentilly, Quebec) is a Canadian film director and writer. In his early career he won Radio-Canada's youth film competition "La Course Europe-Asie" in 1990-91. He is a three-time winner of the Genie Award for Best Director, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2010 and Incendies in 2011. All three films also won the Best Picture award.

His 2010 film Incendies represented Canada at the 83rd Academy Awards in the category of Best Foreign Language Film and made the list of nominees. In January 2011 he was selected as one of the top ten film makers to watch.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 18

Birthday 1967-10-03

Place of Birth Trois-Rivières - Québec - Canada

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2019 Dune … Director
2018 The Son … Director
2017 Blade Runner 2049 … Director
2016 Arrival … Director
2015 Sicario … Director
2014 Enemy … Director
2013 Prisoners … Director
2011 Empirical Study on the Influence of Sound on the Persistence of Vision … Director
2011 Rated R for Nudity … Director
2010 Incendies … Director
2009 Polytechnique … Director
2008 Next Floor … Director
2006 120 Seconds to Get Elected … Director
2000 Maelström … Director
1998 August 32nd on Earth … Director
1996 Cosmos … Director
1994 REW-FFWD … Director

Writing

2012 Mars and April … Writer
2010 Incendies … Dialogue
2010 Incendies … Writer
2009 Polytechnique … Writer
2006 120 Seconds to Get Elected … Writer
2000 Maelström … Writer
1998 August 32nd on Earth … Writer
1994 REW-FFWD … Writer

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