Who dated Tanya Lapointe?

Denis Villeneuve dated Tanya Lapointe from 2015 to ?

Tanya Lapointe

Tanya Lapointe is a Canadian filmmaker and former journalist, most noted for her 2020 documentary film The Paper Man (Lafortune en papier).

A longtime arts and culture journalist for Ici Radio-Canada, she began dating film director Denis Villeneuve in the mid-2010s. She took a leave of absence from the network in 2015 to work as a production assistant on Villeneuve's film Arrival, subsequently announcing her departure from journalism in 2016.

Her own debut as a documentary filmmaker, 50/50, was broadcast by Radio-Canada in 2018, and examined the continuing gender gap between men and women in society. The Paper Man premiered at the Whistler Film Festival in 2020, where it won the Audience Award.

She is participating in the 2021 edition of Le Combat des livres, advocating for Melchior Mbonimpa's novel Le totem des Baranda.

 Read more...
 

Denis Villeneuve

Denis Villeneuve

Denis Villeneuve (French: [dəni vilnœv]; born October 3, 1967) is a French Canadian film director, writer, and producer. He is a four-time recipient of the Canadian Screen Award (formerly Genie Award) for Best Direction, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2009, Incendies in 2011 and Enemy in 2014. The first three of these films also won the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Motion Picture, while the latter was awarded the prize for best Canadian film of the year by the Toronto Film Critics Association.

Internationally, he is known for directing several critically acclaimed films, such as the thriller films Prisoners (2013) and Sicario (2015), as well as the science fiction films Arrival (2016) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). For his work on Arrival, he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Director.

 Read more...