Josiane Blanc

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Josiane Blanc


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  • Country:   Canada
  • Province/State:   Ontario
  • City:   Toronto
  • Field of Work:   Fiction/Scripted, Drama Series, Kids, Narrative Film, and Documentary
  • Union:   Non-Union
  • Interested In:   Directing TV For Hire, Directing Film/Digital for Hire, Directing Music Videos/Commercials, For-Hire Work, and Shadowing
  • Recent Credits:   Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia (2020)
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Josiane is a bilingual writer, director, producer, passionate about social issues and cultural interactions. Josiane’s versatility allowed her to occupy a wide range of positions in Canada, Europe, South America and Africa. In 2016, she developed and directed for TFO Jeunes d’exception (Amazing Teenagers), a documentary webseries about exceptional teenagers who have distinguished themselves by their actions, inventions and / or community engagements. Alumni of Black Women Film Canada’s leadership program in 2017, Doc Institute’s Breakthrough program in 2018, Banff Media World Fellowship in 2019, winner of 3 prizes during UnisTV’s emerging director’s film competition, winner of the ONF(NFB) Tremplin Emerging Directors competition & winner of the Cuban Hat Pitch at Montreal Documentary Film Festival in 2019. Josiane is also a fellow from Hot Docs Accelerator lab in 2020 as well as the recipient of the Youth Media Alliance Thérèse-Pinho bursary. Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia, a short documentary produced by the NFB regarding the impact of fatphobia on the mental heatlh of kids and teens, recently premiered on Radio-Canada. Josiane is currently in late development of her first feature documentary, Words Left Unspoken and Blokus, a 7 episodes webseries. She’s also the writer on 3 kids TV series.