Simon Plouffe


Montréal, CA

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Simon Plouffe lives and works as a filmmaker in Montreal / Tiohtià:ke / Mooniyang. His experience in sound leads him to explore sonic universes in his films. Others’ Gold (2011), has been shown at RIDM, Dok.Fest Munich, Guadalajara, Big Sky.  Those Who Come, Will Hear (2018), has won the Jury Award in Ann Arbor, the best documentary in Ficwallmapu Chile and Best Sound at the Gala Quebec Cinema in 2019. Forests (2022), a short exploratory documentary, premiering it at various esteemed events including Cannes Short Film Corner Market, at Krakow FF and at Edinburgh International Film Festival, has won the Art and experimentation Award at Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma and the Jury Award at Trento, Italy in 2023. He will be releasing in 2024 a documentary on blindness caused by armed conflicts under the title of Seeing Through the Darkness.


ForĂȘts (Forests)