Alain Desrochers biography

Alain Desrochers

Film director


Who is Alain Desrochers?

Alain Desrochers is a Canadian film director and screenwriter. Desrochers studied first at St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu College in the early 1980s and then at Concordia University earning himself a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the end of the decade. He began his career by directing music videos and television commercials. He got his big break directing several episodes of the TV series The Hunger. His first feature film La Bouteille earned him a nomination for the Genie Award for Best Achievement in Direction. His second feature, the action film Nitro, was very successful at the Quebec box office and beat out several American blockbusters in its opening weekend. He is currently in pre-production on Esc, a science fiction drama.


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