Luc Montpellier

Luc Montpellier is an award winning Cinematographer whose work has entertained and engaged feature film audiences, festival cinephiles and television viewers alike for over 25 years. He is equally at home interpreting the perspective of avant garde directors such as Guy Maddin for The Saddest Music in the World, auteur directors such as Sarah Polley, Ruba Nadda and Clark Johnson, as well as seeking a broad commercial audience for David Shore, Vince Gilligan & Glen Mazarra.

Luc’s many film credits including Sarah Polley’s Academy Award® nominated directorial debut, Away From Her (Lionsgate) which premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival, as well as Polley’s Genie and ACTRA Award winning short film, I Shout Love, Ruba Nadda’s Cairo Time, which won Best Canadian Feature at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival, the multi-award winning Poor Boy’s Game for Clement Virgo, Paolo Barzman’s Emotional Arithmetic, for which Montpellier received a Cinematography nomination from the Canadian Society of Cinematographers, Asghar Massombagi’s 2001 FIPRESCI Award winner, Khaled, which also earned Montpellier the Haskell Wexler Award, and Emmanuel Shirinian’s It Was You Charlie, which was nominated for a 2015 Canadian Screen Award for Best Feature Film Cinematography. Luc has recently wrapped production on the Starz series Counterpart starring JK Simmons.

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