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.

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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

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 20

Birthday 1967-10-03

Place of Birth Trois-Rivières - Québec - Canada

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

The SonDirector
2019 DuneDirector
2017 Blade Runner 2049Director
2016 ArrivalDirector
2015 SicarioDirector
2013 EnemyDirector
2013 PrisonersDirector
2011 Empirical Study on the Influence of Sound on the Persistence of VisionDirector
2011 Rated R for NudityDirector
2010 IncendiesDirector
2009 PolytechniqueDirector
2008 Next FloorDirector
2006 120 Seconds to Get ElectedDirector
2000 MaelströmDirector
1998 August 32nd on EarthDirector
1996 CosmosDirector
1994 REW-FFWDDirector

Writing

2012 Mars and AprilWriter
2010 IncendiesDialogue
2010 IncendiesWriter
2009 PolytechniqueWriter
2006 120 Seconds to Get ElectedWriter
2000 MaelströmWriter
1998 August 32nd on EarthWriter
1994 REW-FFWDWriter

Acting

2004 Tout le monde en parle(1 episode) as Himself
1995 Zigrail as Denis

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