Meet&Greet: (tri)Cycle awardees

Meet&Greet: (tri)Cycle awardees



Meet&Greet: (tri)Cycle awardees

Meetup - Fiction - Winter 2024

Thursday January 18, 2024
6 pm - 8 pm

Main Film
2025 Rue Parthenais #301, Montréal, Quebec, H2K 3T2, Québec

Guest speakers | Gavin Seal (3200, Degrees Fahrenheit), Kaia Singh (Moving Water) & Clément Bompart (Lucia)
Moderator | Julien Falardeau

Free upon registration

Meet three emerging filmmakers who have received support from Main Film for their short fiction films through (tri)Cycle!
From the application process to the screening of their film in numerous festivals, discover the different stages of work and the benefits of the program through their experience.

Next application deadline: February 1st, 2024 at 11:59 pm

  • Content of the application :
    • Artistic CV (3 pages max)
    • Presentation document including :
      • the short synopsis
      • the cinematographic treatment and the artistic approach (5 pages max)
      • the script
    • List of equipment and installation needs (catalog of our equipment)
    • Production schedule
    • Optional: support materials (2 maximum) – video/audio (web link) or visuals

Submission form

More information on the (tri)Cycle program

Meeting will be in French but question may be asked in English

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Gavin Seal – (tri)Cycle 2023-2024

Gavin Seal is a storyteller whose mission is to dissolve otherness using the universal language of cinema. His work as a writer/director includes the fiction films, Followers (Fantasia, Reelworld) and Case Claus’d (Montreal International Black Film Festival, CBC Short Film Faceoff); the documentary, Good Luck Have Fun (NSI, Just for Laughs); and as segment director for the International Emmy and Canadian Screen Award-nominated TV series, Interrupt this Program (CBC). Gavin is an alumnus of the TIFF Filmmaker Lab, Berlinale Fiction Toolbox Programme at EFM, Netflix Diversity of Voices Pitch Program initiative, Reelworld E20 Writers program, and the Nouveau Marché competition at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma. The film is adapted from his own short film screenplay, “Do Not Resuscitate” which won the Writers Guild of Canada prize at SODEC’s Sprint for your Script competition. His producer credits include show-running hundreds of episodes of branded series from development to distribution for Barbie, Hot Wheels, CBC, Shopify, HALO and Fisher-Price, and films including, The Long Way Home, commissioned by Hot Docs and directed by Oscar-nominee Ariel Nasr and Aisha Jamal.

Kaia Singh – (tri)Cycle 2022-2023

Kaia Singh is a writer and director based in Montreal, Canada. She studied Film Production and Studio Arts at Concordia University. In her work she utilizes filmic language to explore and depict intersectional experiences, cultural identity, and human connection. As a filmmaker her priority within the film industry is to foster diverse perspectives both within her narratives as well as within her production teams. Her short film The Mother’s Seat (2022) has played at several festivals including the Vancouver South Asian Film Festival, Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec, and the Reelworld Film Festival. Currently she is in post-production for her latest short fiction film Moving Water and has begun development on her next project.


Clément Bompart – (tri)Cycle 2022-2023

Clément Bompart, originally from Marseille, studied law, management and writing/directing at the University of Corsica, while training as an actor in Paris. He began with roles in short and feature films in France. In May 2022, he directed the short film POUR L’AMOUR DU JEU produced by GREC in Corsica, which is currently traveling to several festivals, including Un festival c’est trop court in Nice. In November 2022, he made a second short film, LUCÍA, as part of (tri)Cycle, which is just beginning its festival run. In August 2023, he directed the short film BREATHE, currently in post-production. He is also working on a documentary project entitled FLOW and on his first feature-length fiction film VESTIAIRE CLOS.

Moderator | Julien Falardeau – (tri)Cycle 2020-2021

Julien Falardeau began his career as a filmmaker through documentaries. At the end of his studies at UQAM’s École des Médias en Cinéma, he directed two short documentaries, De sang et d’urine (2019) and 9000 TOURS (2019), which distinguished themselves on the Quebec and international festival circuits. Since graduating, Julien has worked as an assistant director on various film sets, in addition to expanding his cinematic practice with music videos. Moi Soleil (2022) is his first work of fiction.


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