Roger Frappier

Filmmaker, producer

“On September 10th, we’re going to make a movie called Canada In A Day. We must be thousands, everyone who is francophone, everyone who speaks with a different accent, you must film something in your day.”

Roger Frappier has been a key part of the best in Québec cinema for over 30 years. The producer of projects by an impressive number of critically acclaimed filmmakers, he has been instrumental in putting Québec cinema on the world map: Denys Arcand’s Le Déclin de l’empire américain’; Jean-Claude Lauzon’s Un Zoo la nuit; Denis Villeneuve’s Maelström; Jean-François Pouliot’s La Grande Séduction; Manon Briand’s La Turbulence des fluids; Lyne Charlebois’s Borderline; and Mathieu Roy’s L’Autre Maison. In 2013, he produced The Grand Seduction (Don McKellar), the English remake of La Grande Séduction (Jean-François Pouliot), starring Brendan Gleeson, Taylor Kitsch, Liane Balaban and Gordon Pinsent. The movie has been sold throughout the world including United Kingdom, France, Italy and Germany. Roger Frappier just finished the production on Kim Nguyen’s last feature film entitled Two Lovers and a Bear, starring Dane DeHaan and Tatiana Maslany. He is currently in development of numerous projects including Indian Horse, directed by Stephen Campanelli, which he is co-producing with Screen Siren Pictures from Vancouver.