Denis Villeneuve

Denis Villeneuve

Denis Villeneuve OC CQ (born October 3, 1967) is a French-Canadian filmmaker. He is a four-time recipient of the Canadian Screen Award (formerly Genie Award) for Best Direction, winning for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2009, Incendies in 2010 and Enemy in 2013. The first three of these films also won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Motion Picture, while the latter was awarded the prize for best Canadian film of the year by the Toronto Film Critics Association. Internationally, he is known for directing several critically acclaimed films, including the thrillers Prisoners (2013) and Sicario (2015), as well as the science fiction films Arrival (2016) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). For his work on Arrival, he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Director. He was awarded the prize of Director of the Decade by the Hollywood Critics Association in December 2019. His film, Dune (2021), based on Frank Herbert's novel of the same name, premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival; the film received critical acclaim, was a commercial success at the box office internationally, is currently his highest grossing film to date, and earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture, with the film itself winning a leading six Oscars at the 94th Academy Awards.
    Known for
    Directing
    Place of birth
    Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
    Birthday
    10/3/1967
Zigrail
Zigrail
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Le cri du rhinocéros
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Trumbull Land
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Three Kinds of Close Encounters
Three Kinds of Close Encounters
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Acoustic Signatures: The Sound Design of 'Arrival'
Acoustic Signatures: The Sound Design of 'Arrival'
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Eternal Recurrence: The Score of 'Arrival'
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Nonlinear Thinking: The Editing Process of 'Arrival'
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Xenolinguistics: Understanding 'Arrival'
Xenolinguistics: Understanding 'Arrival'
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Hans Zimmer: Hollywood Rebel
Hans Zimmer: Hollywood Rebel
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Lucid Dreams: The Making of Enemy
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Dans un cinéma près de chez vous
Dans un cinéma près de chez vous
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In the Footsteps of the Camerosaur
In the Footsteps of the Camerosaur
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The Making of 'Dune: Part One'
The Making of 'Dune: Part One'
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