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Robin Aubert

Robin Aubert is a director, screenwriter, actor and author. From 1997 to 1998, his participation in the televised competition for young directors “La Course Destination-Monde” (Radio-Canada) was rewarded with the Audience Award, the Silver Camera and the SODEC Award. Following its world premiere at the Toronto / TIFF Film Festival in 2005, his first feature film Saints-Martyrs-des-Damnés won the Best Director Award at the Fantasporto Fantastic Film Festival (Portugal) in 2006, then the Prix du audience at the CinEnygma Film Festival in Luxembourg, in addition to being sold in several countries including Germany, Austria, Spain, Japan, Brazil and the Netherlands. In 2009, he directed At What Time the Train to Nowhere, an experimental and independent film, shot in India, without a script, with only a production manager, a sound engineer and an actor. The film had its world premiere in the summer of 2009 at the Fantasia Festival and received at the 2010 edition of the Rendez-Vous du Cinéma québécois the Gilles-Carle Prize, awarded for the best achievement of a first or a second feature film. In 2010, the auteur drama At the Origin of a Cry received a warm welcome from critics and was selected in several festivals including Toronto / TIFF, Pusan, Valladolid, Mannheim-Heidelberg, Seattle, Boston, Mons, Paris, Nîmes, Portland and Barcelona. Tuktuq, an independent feature film shot with a small team in Nunavik, wins the Ecumenical Prize at the 2016 International Film Festival in Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Les Affamés, his 5th feature film, has its world premiere at TIFF 2017, where it wins the Award for Best Canadian Feature Film.