Jacinthe Dessureault


Jacinthe DessureaultJacinthe Dessureault
holds a M.A. in Creative Writing from McGill University.

Her screenplays have placed in top US screenwriting competitions, including the AMPAS-sponsored Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition (2004 semifinalist).

Her short film screenplay Borrowed Life won the CBC/WGC prize for best English language screenplay (2008). Two of her feature film projects (Dark Antoine and Jusqu’à ce que la chance nous sépare) were awarded a developement grant from Canadian film-funding agency SODEC.

She has directed/produced short films and a TV spot. She recently finished postproduction on a short documentary protrait titled Dévoiler l’essence and she is currently collaborating on a transmedia project.