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Mark Soulard has directed TV movies, television series, documentaries, and award-winning specials for broadcasters such as Fox Family Channel, Nickelodeon, Radio-Canada, the CBC, France's TF1 and M6, MTV Europe, RAI, PBS and YTV.

Mark Soulard

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Mark Soulard

Mark Soulard was nominated as Best Director at the Gemeaux Awards for 5 years in a row, winning three awards, one for Best Director and two for Best Show in the Musical/Variety category. His shows have also won a Felix Award. Eventually, he segued into directing fiction, crafting 2 family movies "Shadow of the Bear" and "The Tale of the Silver Sight." His directing credits also include multiple television episodes of the hit Quebecois sitcom "3 X Rien," the American teen horror "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" the mystery show "The Adventures of Shirley Holmes," and the edgy teen comedies "Big Wolf on Campus” and "Student Bodies."

In addition, he's directed over 50 commercials for clients such as Reno-Depot, Dunkin' Donuts and Canadian Tire and has written and directed 25 music videos, including 10 for international singing star, Roch Voisine.

Recently, he created a French sitcom entitled “Cols Bleus Blues,” which takes place in the world of unionized city employees. He produced, directed and co-wrote the pilot, and is currently shopping it around to producers.

Portfolio

Mark Soulard has directed over 500 hours of broadcast television for Canadian and American broadcasters, including 120 half hour fiction episodes and 2 MOW’s. His specialties lie in comedy, horror, drama and action genres and he is equally comfortable directing in English or French.

Awards

Mark Soulard has been nominated seven times for a Gemeaux Award – five times as Best Director and twice as Best Editor, winning the Best Director Award in a Musical Variety Special. His shows have also won three Gemeaux Awards for Best Musical / Humour Variety Specials and a Felix Award.

Awards

  • Gemeaux Award winner
    Best Director in a Musical Variety Special
    L'émotion, Roch Voisine
  • Gemeaux Award winner
    Best Musical Variety Special
    L'idole, Roch Voisine
  • Gemeaux Award winner
    Best Musical Variety Special
    L'émotion, Roch Voisine
  • Gemeaux Award winner
    Best Variety Special
    15 Ans de Broue
  • Felix Award winner
    Best Musical Variety Special
    L'idole, Roch Voisine

Nominations

  • ADISQ Award nomination
    Best Director in a music video
    La Légende Oochigéas
  • Gemeaux Award nomination
    Best Director in a documentary series
    Fous De La Pub
  • Gemeaux Award nomination
    Best Director in a Humour special
    Stéphane Rousseau en Spectacle
  • Gemeaux Award nomination
    Best Director in a musical special
    15 Ans de Broue
  • Gemeaux Award nomination
    Best Director in a musical special
    L'émotion, Roch Voisine
  • Gemeaux Award nomination
    Best Director in a musical special
    Roch Voisine's Chaud Tour
  • Gemeaux Award nomination
    Best Editing in a Musical Variety series
    Les Grandes Vacances
  • Gemeaux Award nomination
    Best Editing in a Musical Variety Special
    L'idole, Roch Voisine

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TV Films

  • Shadow Of The Bear – TVA International / FOX Family Channel.
  • The Silver Sight - Cinar / Nickelodeon.

Television

  • 3 X Rien IV – TQS 10 X 30 min.
  • Il Etait Une Fois Dans Le Trouble III / IV / V / VI – Zone 3 / VRAK TV 75 X 30 min.
  • Les Kiki Tronics – Zone 3 / Tele-Quebec 8 X 30 min.
  • Sam Chicotte 1 – Prod. Pointe de Mire / Tele-Quebec 8 X 30 min.
  • Are You Afraid Of The Dark ? VII - Cinar / Nickelodeon 6 X 30 min.
  • The Adventures Of Shirley Holmes IV – Credo / YTV 2 X 30 min.
  • Are You Afraid Of The Dark ? VI – Cinar / Nickelodeon 3 X 30 min.
  • Big Wolf On Campus – Telescene / FOX 1 X 30 min.
  • Student Bodies - Telescene / FOX 2 X 30 min.
  • BlockBuskers – Bravo, ARTV, 2 X 52 min.
  • All Access Live - Just For Laughs, CBC, 1 X 60 min.
  • Roch Voisine L’Émotion - Radio Canada, TF1 90 min.
  • 15 Ans de Broue - TVA 60 min.
  • Stéphane Rousseau - Radio Canada 60 min.
  • Roch Voisine’s Show 95 - Radio Canada, CBC 2 X 60 min.
  • Alain Choquette Premier Apparition - Radio Canada 60 min.
  • L'Idole De Roch Voisine - Radio Canada, TF1 60 min.
  • Kashtin - Le Tambour Éternelle - Radio Canada, CBC 2 X 60 min
  • Fous De La Pub - Télé-Québec 26 X 30 min.
  • L'Aventure - TVA 16 X 30 min.
  • Memoires en Jeu - Radio-Canada 26 X 30 min.
  • Sentiers - Tele-Quebec 13 X 30 min.
  • Amis à Vie - Radio-Canada 13 X 30 min.
  • Trailside - PBS 7 X 30 min.
  • E-love - Womens Channel, Oxygen, Channel 4 UK

Music Videos

He has directed more than 25 music videos for Canadian and Québécois artists, including 10 for international singing star, Roch Voisine.

Contact

Mark Soulard is based out of Montreal, Quebec and is available to direct anywhere in the world. His work has taken him to Europe, the United States and the Caribbean. He has travelled extensively throughout Canada, especially the Far North, venturing through the Yukon, the Northwest Territories right up to Baffin Island.

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