Bio

Pascale Ferland made her first award-winning experimental videos while studying visual arts at UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal). After working in sculpture for a number of years, she completed her first feature film Something Like Immortality in 2003. The film, a documentary about the obsession of creating, was a finalist at the Jutra Awards in the best documentary category. Exploring the same theme, Ferland’s second feature film, Tree With Severed Branches was completed in 2005. It received critical acclaim and went on to be presented at numerous national and international film festivals. In 2007, Ferland received the Lynch-Staunton Award for the outstanding quality of her work. Adagio for a Biker, her third feature documentary, followed in 2008 and was the closing film for Quebec’s festival Les Rendez-vous du cinéma Québécois. In 2012, she wrote, directed and produced Riptide  is her first fiction film. She actually work on a long feature script temporarily entitled Predatory, and she also work on a documentary feature film, reporting the life of the feminist singer and souverainist Pauline Julien