EAVE+ 10th edition 2020
|Position||Vice president and Producer|
|Company||La Ruelle Films|
Producer Eric Ruel is behind the documentary successes God Save Justin Trudeau, Expo 67 Mission Impossible, Gentilly or Not to Be and Time Bombs. The documentary series J’ai la mémoire qui tourne (My Memories on a Roll) earned him and his partner Guylaine Maroist the Governor General’s History Award and was nominated at Banff World Media Festival and for the prestigious Japan Prize. Eric Ruel has also won the Gold Ribbon Award for Best Documentary on Canadian Television for the moving documentary Time Bombs. He was nominated for the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Arts in 2014. He has also won multiple Gémeaux Awards, including the award for Best Documentary for his film The Disunited States of Canada (Les États-Désunis du Canada). The political satire God Save Justin Trudeau was nominated four times at the Gémeaux Awards, it also competed at the Vision du Réel Festival in Switzerland and won the VIFFF d’Or in Vevey. Some of his latest work include Expo 67 Mission Impossible, was awarded with the Gémeaux for Best Documentary film and for Best screenplay in 2018. In 2020, the feature-lenght Jukebox, a participative documentary comedy, will be proposed on all platforms. Eric is now working on his next projects Backlash and Nothing but the Truth.