Maxime D.- Pomerleau
Maxime D.-Pomerleau breaks through in 2013 with Batwheel, a short film co-scripted with director Jessy Poulin. She then played the lead female role in the short film Prends-moi (2014) by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette and André Turpin and represented the film in more than 10 international film festivals since 2014. In 2017, she played the lead role of Wheels, in the TV series FUBAR Age of Computer, directed by Michael Dowse and produced by Vice. She currently develops her first projects in filmmaking, exploring the form of documentary.
A freelance journalist since 2007, Maxime is also a radio host, TV columnist, and blogger, mostly covering the local art scene, and supporting access to culture. She also collaborates with mainstream media on issues regarding people with disabilities. Maxime is a professional dancer for Montreal-based company Corpuscule Danse since 2014. She also performs in independent projects, working with local and international artists in contemporary dance, performance, drama and dance video. In 2018, she worked with choreographer Dave St-Pierre for the music video Tu voulais des enfants from singer Philippe Brach, produced by Parce Que Films. On November 1st, 2017, she received the LOJIQ Culture Prize, awarded to emerging artists whose recent work contributed to Quebec's international influence in arts and culture.