About us

Films de l'Oeil Inc. is a production company that aims to spark thoughtful debate on current issues through a variety of points of view reflecting the diversity of our world. Films de l'Oeil is committed to conveying information through rich, bold content and entertaining with innovative treatments. Films de l’Oeil was founded in Montreal by Catherine Drolet.

Team

  • Catherine Drolet
  • Véronique Lanoix
  • Nancy Larue
  • Catherine Drolet
  • Véronique Lanoix
  • Nancy Larue
  • Catherine Drolet
    President & Producer
    Catherine Drolet has been in film production for 14 years. She worked on over 40 films and documentaries at the National Film Board of Canada and at InformAction Films before founding her own production house in 2008. She gained prominence as a producer with the documentaryYesterday Still Hoping, broadcast on Radio-Canada, RDI and TV5 Monde and screened at numerous festivals and cinemas. The film was honoured at the Festival international des droits de l'homme in Paris. She also produced Small Wonders, selected for competition at Hot Docs and broadcast on CBC. Catherine curated the Encounter with the Ma’ohi culture of French Polynesia to the acclaim of the public and the international francophone media and was involved in the Polynesian dance episode of the documentary series Voulez-vous danser? She has also presided on various juries, notably the Jutra Awards. In 2013 Catherine released the highly anticipated documentary: No Land No Food No Life (Sans terre, c’est la faim) along with an interactive website. The film has been selected by the VIFF, IDFA, RIDM and FFPE where he received a special mention from the jury, screened in cinemas, and broadcaster on Super Channel and on Télé-Québec. Un gars, c'est un gars! (A Guy's a Guy!)  was released in 2014. This debate-style film on school dropouts was shown on RDI in January and will be also be broadcast on Radio-Canada. She scored twice with this two films finalists in the category "Best Documentary: Society" Gemeaux (Quebec Television Prizes), in addition to the nomination of Un gars, c’est un gars! in the category "Best Research: Public Affairs, documentary all categories”. Rigorous and passionate, Catherine Drolet ensures that her productions bear a stamp of quality and always puts together teams of talented artists. A life-long learner fascinated by a multiplicity of topics, her formal education includes a B.Ed and a Masters in project management.
  • Véronique Lanoix
    Co-ordinator
    Véronique Lanoix has a BA in communication, specializing in television, from UQÀM (Université du Québec à Montréal). Following her studies, conducted both in Montreal and Chile, she spent her first years after graduation gaining professional experience abroad. She is fascinated by human influence and experience and strives to make the world a better place, hence her passion for documentary film and photography. With her versatility and her eye for detail, Véronique co-ordinates Films de l’Oeil projects through production to distribution.
  • Nancy Larue
    Chief Accountant
    Nancy has over 23 years of experience in film and television production accounting. After working for a number of independent production houses Nancy launched her own management company in 2009. Her solid expertise contributes to the efficient management of every Films de l'Oeil production.
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