President & Producer
Catherine Drolet has been in film production for 13 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 documentary, Yesterday 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 by Tally Abecassis, 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 by Amy Miller along with an interactive website. The film has been selected by the Vancouver International Film Festival, the International Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam and Montreal's Rencontres internationales du documentaire. It is scheduled for broadcast on Super Channel and on Télé-Québec. Un gars, c'est un gars! (A Guy's a Guy!) by Simon Goulet 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. Catherine Drolet brings rigor and passion to all her projects ensuring they bear a stamp of excellence. She has a knack for combining teamwork and talent. Upcoming productions include features, documentary series, and docu-soaps.
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 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.