Émilie MartelRepresented by: Meaghan Denomme
Émilie Martel is a writer, director and producer. After training as an actor at Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City, Émilie has spent years directing short documentary content for organizations worldwide, such as The Guardian, Great Big Story, Univision, New York Post and more. She has directed and produced two seasons of the animated documentary youth series called The Métis (19 episodes of 13 minutes, TFO), created, co-wrote and directed a non-scripted tween cooking series called Petites bouchées du monde (20 episodes of 13 minutes, TFO) and directed several episodes of the documentary series 180 (5 of 26 minutes, TVA). Currently, she is co-directing a fictional teen series about girls in a hockey league, a concept she created and co-wrote (8 of 13 minutes, TFO).
Her independent projects have received support from various organizations such as Hot Docs, the Canadian Council for the Arts and the Ontario Council for the Arts. She has received the 2018 Canadian Women Artists’ Award from the New York State Council on the Arts, is a beneficiary of the Banff Diversity of Voices Initiative and in 2019, she was a recipient of the Youth Media Alliance’s Thérèse-Pinho Scholarship.
Whether it’s a documentary or educational series, Emilie is passionate about exploring new forms of visual storytelling, loves working with a variety of artists, and has a desire to tell stories that highlight cultural diversity and environmental themes.
Émilie works in English, French and Spanish.
|Uproot||Writer/Director/Producer||Feature documentary; Canadian Council for the Arts|
|FILM & TELEVISION:|
|Hockey Gang (Gang de Hockey)||Co-writer/Director/Producer||Teen fiction series (8 x 13 min); TFO/CMF|
|Bites of the World (Bouchée du Monde)||Co-writer/Director/Producer||Unscripted youth (20 x 13 min); TFO/CMF|
|180||Director||Doc series (4 of 33 x 21 min); Slalom, TVA|
|Marie-Soleil||Writer/Director/Producer||Short documentary (23 min); Hot Doc/ACFO|
|The Metis S2||Director/Producer||Animated doc series (12 x 13 min); TFO/CMF|
|The Metis S1||Director/Producer/Editor||Animated doc series (7 x 13 min); TFO/CMF|
|Quimsacocha||Director/DP/Editor||Independent Short Documentary; CFMDC|
|Cooking Challenge||Director/Co-Writer||Digital web series (10 x 4-5 min); TFO/CMF|
|Les Metis||Writer/Director/Producer/Editor||Digital web series (10 x 3-4 min); TFO/CMF|
|Mofwoofoo Woofafa||Director/DP/Editor||New York Post|
|Immigration NYC||Director/DP/Editor||Digital web series; Univision|
|Boston International||Director/DP/Editor||Digital web series; Univision|
|AWARDS & FESTIVALS:|
|2019 YMA Thérèse-Pinho Scholarship|
|2018/2019 Banff Diversity of Voices Initiative|
|2018 New York Foundation for the Arts Canadian Women Artists’ Award|
|Unheard – Lower East Side Festival of the Arts; MCNY International Short Film Festival|
|Quimsacocha – Ottawa’s One World Arts; Vancouver’s Latin American Film Festival; Amdocs; Madrid’s Linea Imaginaria; Tijuana’s Humano Film Festival; Voices from the Waters; ASA Humanitarian Film Festival; MikroFAF|
|Languages: French, English, Spanish|