After writing his first feature Blind Spot (2009), the Ottawa born and Montreal based, Neighborhood Playhouse acting school (NYC) graduate and creative writing bachelor (UQAM), Martin Thibaudeau discovered directing. The Man and the Beast (2009), The Bench (2011), Cold Blood (2011), Parachute (2012), Reflexions (2012), Sacrifice (2013) and Gaston (2014) were broadcast on worldwide TV such as CBC, Télé-Québec, BETV Belgium, TVJapan and Air Canada In Flight programming. They also toured prestigious international festivals such as Tribeca, Toronto, Tokyo, Miami, New-York, Vancouver, Montreal, Paris and Washington. Martin is presently preparing his next features.


Drama, 5 min. Canada- Québec, 2012

The dark truth reveals itself at a funeral as the mourning family takes a moment to reflect.

World premiere, Toronto International Film Festival 2012

Selection in Tiff’s Canada’s Top Ten 2012

Audience award, Vitesse lumière Festival, Québec 2013

Rendez vous du cinema québécois, Montreal

Short Shorts Film Festival, Tokyo, Japan

Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA

Popcorn and Mascara Film Festival, Montreal


Comedy, 5 min. Canada-Québec, 2012

A couple discovers a particular parachuting club. Any safer than that, you die.

World premiere Off-courts Trouville

Broadcast on CBC

Distribution Drama Films

Distribution on Indieflix

Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay

Prend ça court, Montréal

Worldwide Short Film Festival

Just for laughs Film

Fantasia Festival

Calgary International Film Festival

Couchfest Films Tour, Iceland

Rendez vous du cinema québécois, Montreal

L.A. Comedy Shorts

Corti da Sogni International Short Film Fest, Ravena, Italy

Francophonie in Sydney, Australia

Curtmetratges de Manlieu, Spain

Nuit des courts métrages de Calgary, Canada

DC Shorts, Washington DC, USA

Cold Blood

Drama, 5min. Canada-Québec, 2011

When a worried-sick mom takes her son to the hospital, she quickly realizes a different kind of emergency has been brewing. Fears meet a fast-acting dose of TLC in this family drama.

Best Canadian Short, Worldwide Short Film Festival

8e art Award, Prend ça court, Montreal

Golden Couch Award,  Couchfest Film Festival, Iceland

Special mention, FICFA, Acadie

Best film prize, La Boca del Lobo Short Film Festival, Madrid

Broadcast on Télé-Québec, CBC, BETV Belgique, Air Canada In Flight, TFOntario, TVJapon

World premiere, Tribeca Film Festival

Cannes Short Film Corner, Telefilm Canada Selection

Québec Gold 2012, Prend ça court

Tokyo Short Shorts Film Festival

Seoul Extreme Short Film Festival

Palm Springs International Short Film Festival

Melbourne International Film Festival

Manhattan Film Festival

Molise Cinema Film Festival

Off-Courts Trouville

Vladivostok Film Festival

Calgary International Film Festival

Atlantic Film Festival

Edmonton International Film Festival

Short Shorts Film Festival México

BFI London Film Festival

Fantasia International Film Festival

Shnit International Short Film Festival

Vancouver International Film Festival

Short Shorts Film Festival Taiwan

Short Shorts Film Festival Malaysia

Achorage International Film Festival

Seoul International Extreme Short Film Festival

Festival cinéma international Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Images en vues, Iles de la Madeleine

Maremetraggio Festival, Trieste, Italie

Filmets Badalona Film Festival, Barcelona

Rendez-vous du cinema québécois

Gimli Film Festival, Manitoba

Waterfront Film Festival, Michigan

Fargo Film Festival

Slamdance Film Festival, Park City

Semaine du cinema québécois, Okinawa

Filmets Badalona Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain

The Bench

Comedy, 5 min. France-Canada, 2011

A couple… A beggar… One bench.

World premiere, Off-Courts Trouville, France

Rendez vous du cinéma québécois

New Filmmakers New York

Manhattan Film Festival

Fantasia International Film Festival

Just for Laughs Film

Busho Film Festival, Budapest

Seoul International Extreme Short Film Festival

Exposure Films International Tour, Kuala Lumpur

Festival International de cinema francophone en Acadie

Calgary International Film Festival

The Man and the Beast

Cruel comedy, 10 min. Canada-Québec, 2009

Three city guys in a Quebecois winter cottage try to deal with the presence of a mysterious beast in the basement, and within themselves.

World premiere, Festival des films du monde, Montréal

Broadcast on Air Canada In Flight,, Télé-Québec, iTunes, Egoist TV Russia

Québec Gold 2010 Compilation

Prend ça court Montréal

Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie

Vancouver International Film Festival

Budapest Short Film Festival

Off-Courts Trouville

Fantasia Festival international de films

Just for Laughs Film

Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival

Paraloeil Rimouski

Festival international du court métrage de Desde

Worldfest International Film Festival, Houston

Wisconsin Film Festival

Dawson City International Film Festival, Yukon

10 years of Prend ça court, Washington DC

Monster Exhibition, Vancouver

Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay

Québec Gold au Rendez-vous du cinéma francophone

Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois

Les p’tites vues, Trois Rivières

Québec Gold au Centre étudiant de l’Université de Moncton

10 years of Prend ça court à Paris

Prend ça court, Le Cercle, Québec

Objectif cinéma, Ottawa

Partie(s) de Campagne, Ouroux, France

Wiz-Art Festival, Lviv, Ukraine

Exposure Film Tour, Ukraine, Ghana, Tanzania, Malaysia

Fantastisk Filmfestival, Lund, Suède

Cinéfranco, Toronto


Drama/comedy, 10 min. Canada-Québec, 2014

Gaston, a modern urban male, has a problem. Her name is Joanie.

Miami Short Film Festival

Objectif Cinema Ottawa

Rendez vous du cinéma québécois Montreal

Kabaret Kino FNC Montréal


Drama, 6 min. 30 Canada-Québec, 2013

A breakup. Apparent generosity becomes atrocity.


Kabaret Kino FNC

Nuit des courts métrage Calgary


Miami Short Film Festival

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