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Portfolio

Hogtown (2021)
7x12 minute webseries

When 16-year-old Manuela and her family are threatened to be evicted from their apartment building by a real estate builder, she decides to take matters into her own hands and fight to stay in her neighborhood. 

 

Strong & Free
Podcast : 6 x 20 minutes

2021

Tracing stories from the earliest Black settlers to recently arrived Canadians, Strong and Free captures just a few of the crucial stories of Black Canadians thriving and contributing to building this country.

Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia
documentary: 1 x 24 minutes

2020

 

What is fatphobia and what can be done to overcome it? With poetic illustrations and painful, compelling testimony, Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia offers multiple examples of the psychological effects of weight-based discrimination and bullying on adolescent girls.

Deadline
short film 1x9 minutes

2018

On the eve of their first anniversary as a couple, Julien and Camille must make the decision of their life: Who will have to leave everything behind to follow the other in their country of origin?

 
Portrait of Jorge Lozano
short film 1x3 minutes

2020

Jorge Lozano Lorza is a recipient of the Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts in 2020.

 

Amazing Teenagers
webdocs 7x5 minutes

2017

Amazing Teenagers is a series of short documentaries broadcasted on TFO presenting a day in the life of young adolescents who have distinguished themselves through their projects or social involvement.

 

I am unfaithful
short film 1x3 minutes

2015

Being unfaithful and honest in love is not easy every day.

911
short film 1x4 minutes

2013

911 is a four-minute short film that tells the story of David who, after spending a night partying in a nightclub, wakes up in his bathtub.

BIO

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Josiane is a writer, director, producer, passionate about social issues and cultural interactions. Josiane's versatility allowed her to occupy a wide range of positions in Canada, Europe, South America and Africa. In 2016, she developed and directed for French broadcaster TFO, Jeunes d'exception (Amazing Teenagers), a documentary webseries about exceptional teenagers who have distinguished themselves by their actions, inventions and / or community engagements.

 

Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia, her short documentary produced by the National Film Board of Canada regarding the impact of fatphobia on the mental heatlh of kids and teens, premiered on CBC/Radio-Canada in 2020. In 2021, her 7 episodes scripted webseries Hogtown was launched on the streaming platform of French broadcaster TV5. 

 

Josiane is also in late development of her first feature documentary, Words Left Unspoken and in pre-production of her scripted short film Faux depart. Josiane is also a writer on 3 unscripted kids TV series and producer & host of Strong & Free, an upcoming 6 episode podcast series about Canadian Black History for Historica Canada. She's also in development of Invisible, a short-format narrative series supported by the Independent Production Fund.

CONTACT

Email: info@diversifiedvoices.ca
@josianeblanc_film
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