| Janice Nadeau|
No Fish Where to Go
| Janice Nadeau|
Ma meilleure amie
| Illustrator, art director and animation director|
Governor General's Award for French-language children's illustration
Marie-Francine Hebert, Nicola Lemay
Janice Nadeau Wikipedia
Janice Nadeau is a Montreal-based illustrator, art director and animation director.
Janice Nadeau studied graphic design at Université du Québec à Montréal and illustration at École supérieure des arts décoratifs in Strasbourg. In 2005, she created the illustrations for Corteo, Cirque du Soleil's international touring show. She has illustrated a number of books, and is a three-time recipient of the Governor General's Award for Illustration, Canada's most prestigious literary prize, for No fish where to go (Les 400 coups, 2003), Ma meilleure amie (Québec Amérique, 2007) and Harvey (la Pastèque, 2009). In 2014, she co-directed the adaptation of No fish where to go as an animated short film at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). The film won the International Film Critics Awards (the FIPRESCI Prize) at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, where it had its world premiere in June 2014.
Janice Nadeau's latest film is her animated short, Mamie, written and directed for the French production company Folimage in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). She also teaches illustration at the School of Design at Université du Québec à Montréal.
Nadeau received several awards:2014: International Film Critics Awards (the FIPRESCI Prize) at the Annecy Festival for No fish where to go.
2013: Animation director in residence at the Abbey of Fontevraud (France).
2013: Folimage Prize at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival for Mamie.
2012: Sprint for you Script! – SODEC/SARTEC Prize for Mamie.
2005, 2007, 2011: The White Ravens, Germany.
2004, 2007, 2010: Applied Arts Awards Annual.
2004, 2008, 2009: Governor General's Award.
2004, 2008, 2009: LUX Award for "Best Illustration".
2004: Marcel Couture Award, Montreal’s Book Fair.