After studying film in Barcelona where she participated in several film and cultural projects, Marie-Elaine returned to her country of origin to obtain a degree in cultural production strategies at the University of Quebec in Montreal. In parallel, she participated in the production of several short films, a web series and some cultural events. In 2012, Marie-Élaine moved to work as programming assistant and Marché coordinator for REGARD-Saguenay International Short Film Festival. Now she directs the organization and gets involved in several committees, such as l’Office Québec-Monde and Short Film Conference. She has also been part of juries in Certamen of Soria (Spain), BISFF (South Korea), FIFF (Belgium), Off-courts (France) and Curta Cinema (Brazil).
Short Talk is a podcast by Talking Shorts. In each episode a professional from the short film circuit will discuss about their work, career and event during a friendly talk with the host.
Festival Regard Director Marie-Elaine Riou is the guest of the seventh episode. The interview was recorded on April 08th 2020 via Skype.
Short Talk is hosted, produced and edited by Enrico Vannucci. Music by I Munacielli.
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