Fernand Dansereau, Compagnon des arts et des lettres du Québec
Screenwriter, film editor, photography director, filmmaker and producer, Fernand Dansereau has had a hand in nearly every aspect of cinema, primarily at the National Film Board, where he put together the French-language team.
A revolutionary documentary filmmaker and social-change cinema pioneer, he has contributed to the advent and development of direct cinema. His writing for television includes Le parc des Braves, Les Filles de Caleb and a number of scripts for Caserne 24. He received the Albert-Tessier award for his career achievements.
Fernand Dansereau was appointed to the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec at a special awards ceremony held on May 28, 2018 This link will open in a new window.
The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec would like to thank the Caisse de la Culture and Le Devoir, which partnered for the award of this honour.