Jean-Philippe Tremblay


Jean-Philippe Tremblay is from Jonquière, Québec. He studied law and film at Carleton University.

In 1996, Jean-Philippe made the film Journey, the story of an aspiring young filmmaker living in South East Asia for one year. He was awarded an intensive apprenticeship at the S.A.W. Video Co-op. He subsequently developed his skills as a lighting technician on four films with Distinct Features and on TV shows, commercials and music videos.

In 1998, the Canada Arts Council funded his short film Rock Bottom Fill. The following year, he documented the work of an NGO — South Asian Partnership Canada — in Pakistan. In 2001, he worked on negative assembly for films including Insomnia. In 2002, he developed the Journey film project in South America. In 2006, he completed an M.A. in film production at the London Film School. His graduation film was selected at the 50th London Film Festival. He joined DocFactory that same year and completed his first feature documentary, Shadows of Liberty, in 2012. Jean-Philippe is currently preparing a new feature.

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