Pierre-Mathieu Fortin named Producer at NFB French Program's Documentary Studio

From: National Film Board

Nathalie Cloutier, Executive Producer of the French Program's Documentary Studio at the National Film Board of Canada, today announced that Pierre-Mathieu Fortin has been appointed to the role of Producer, effective January 6, 2020.


"Pierre-Mathieu Fortin is an imaginative and inquisitive producer who thrives on creativity in all its forms and on platforms of every kind. He has a keen interest in emerging talent and the trends that shape our society. His versatility and role as a creative pathfinder will without a doubt enrich the creative vision and production culture of the NFB's French Documentary Studio." - Nathalie Cloutier, Executive Producer, NFB French Program Documentary Studio


Pierre-Mathieu Fortin's career path:

  • He was co-director of digital creation company BonGolem for many years.
  • In 2008, he became the creative head of digital content at Radio-Canada, where he shepherded a number of award-winning documentaries.
  • In 2011, with NITROFilms, he produced Sarah Fortin's feature documentary Stephen Faulkner: J'm'en va r'viendre, along with many short films.
  • He spent some time in advertising at Sid Lee, where he produced J_VDO, a documentary about the indie video game industry.
  • For URBANIA, he produced comedian Louis T's series of videos about the news (Vérités ou conséquences).
  • In 2017, he partnered with the NFB's Interactive Studio on SMS, a series of short films for digital platforms.
  • At the Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma, he oversaw the 5th edition of Rendez-vous Pro and La Forge, a new training initiative for emerging talent to be unveiled in 2020.
  • He's won numerous Gémeaux and NUMIX awards and also worked as a consultant with various companies and institutions in the cultural sector.

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