Nominations for the upcoming Jutra awards ceremony were unveiled on January 31, 2012. A short film distributed by Vidéographe is among the nominees in the category "best animated film". This short film – Pierre Hébert’s Rivière au tonnerre – is an exercise in looking intensely at a rock face near the falls of the Rivière-au-tonnerre on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River.
Formerly with the National Film Board of Canada, Pierre Hébert is now an independent artist. Since 1962 he has made some thirty films, including Op Hop (1966), Souvenirs de Guerre (Memories of War, 1982), Chants et danses du monde inanimé: le métro (Songs and Dances of the Inanimate World – the Subway, 1984), La Lettre d’amour (The Love Letter, 1988), the feature film La Plante humaine (The Human Plant, 1996, SODEQ-AQCC award), Entre la science et les ordures (Between Science and Garbage, 2003, CALQ award) and Herqueville (2007). For the past twenty years he has been travelling the world, presenting his live animation performances. In 2004, he was the recipient of a lifetime achievement Albert-Tessier award in cinema.
The staff of Vidéographe and Vithèque congratulate Pierre Hébert for his nomination.
Winners of the Jutra awards will be unveiled on March 11, 2012.
For more informations:
Consult Pierre Hébert’s artist’s sheet +