MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Marleen Beaulieu, President and Executive Producer of Attraction Images, is pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Lantagne to the position of Vice-President, Fiction, Feature Film, and Documentary.
"I am thrilled and honoured to join the excellent team at Attraction Images. It is with great excitement that I accept this challenge. I embark on this new adventure with all the passion and love that I have for creation", said Louise Lantagne.
Ms. Lantagne has distinguished herself for 15 years at Radio-Canada. She is well-known and appreciated within the industry for her skills, her bold approach and her deep respect for creators.
"I look forward to welcoming Louise on my team. Her creativity and leadership, along with the great relationships she has developed over the years with creators in fiction, feature films and documentaries will be a great source of pride for Attraction Images. I anticipate with great excitement working with Louise on a daily basis", pointed out Marleen Beaulieu.
Louise Lantagne holds a degree in French literature from McGill University, and a law degree from Université de Montréal. She has been working with cultural businesses for 25 years. Ms. Lantagne worked as Team Leader responsible for assessing fictions, documentaries and TV series at SODEC. She started working at Radio-Canada in 1999 as Head of feature films, and successively held the positions of Director of drama in 2002, Executive Director of Radio in 2007, and Executive Director of Television in 2008. It was under her leadership that many TV success stories have sprung up: Les Bougon, Les Invincibles, Tout sur moi, C.A., Les Parent, Minuit le soir, La Galère, 19-2, 30 vies, Série noire and Unité 9. Louise Lantagne will assume her new role of Vice-President, Fiction, Feature Film, and Documentary of Attraction Images. Inc. on October 27, 2014.
Attraction Images is one of Quebec's largest and most successful creators and producers of high quality television and film content, counting 12 feature films, a dozen digital projects and over 1,100 hours of TV programming ranging from prime time dramas (La Vie la vie, Les Jeunes Loups, Au secours de Béatrice) and youth programming (Fairy Eric) to variety shows (A Star's Life in Lyrics), documentaries (24CH), game shows (Paquet Voleur), and magazines (Seduction). Recipient of numerous awards for its creative excellence, Attraction Images also shines on the international scene with hits like the feature film C.R.A.Z.Y., the widely known scripted comedy The Parents – a format broadcast in its original version in France and so far, adapted internationally in Spain, Israel, Poland, Greece and Russia – as well as the variety show Air de famille (internationally known as Family Harmony), a format broadcast in its original version on TV5 Monde and so far, adapted in France, Switzerland, Ukraine and Russia, to name just a few.
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SOURCE: Attraction Images Inc.
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