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Indigenous Writer & Producer

Mo Thevenet

Photo by: Marc Legare

"My people will sleep for one hundred years, but when they awake, it will be the artists who give them their spirit back."

- Louis Riel

 

A proud member of the NunatuKavut community of Goose Bay, Labrador, Mo (Maurice) Thevenet

has spent most of his life creating memorable places, experiences and stories.  After

graduating from Concordia University's Creative Writing Program he launched his career as a head writer for a nationally televised soap opera, Time of Your Life, renowned for being Canada's first daily syndicated soap opera, followed shortly after by two feature films, then

years of writing both commercially and personally.  A recipient of FUND (Harold Greenberg Fund), he is currently writing for JerryCo Animations' superhero series DreamCatchers airing on APTN in 2021, and working as Creative Consultant and Script Editor on the Indigenous language animated feature Sedna, Empress of the Sea.  His years of collaborating with other producers has inspired him to establish his own production company with the aim of creating contemporary and marketable Indigenous film and television projects for local and international distribution.  

 

First of many...

 

DARK CIRCLES 

Drawing on the success of series such as Black Mirror and The Twilight Zone, Labrador Rose Films' debut project, DARK CIRCLES, currently in development, is a Indigenous themed, live-action anthology science fiction series about a dystopian future.  Featuring Indigenous characters, settings and story lines, the series aims to provide an Indigenous perspective on this genre.  Taking place within 13 distinct indigenous communities across Canada, the series showcases emerging and established Indigenous writers, directors, producers and performers while celebrating Indigenous creativity.

 
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Contact

Labrador Rose Films Inc.

727 Riverside Road

Wakefield, QC

J0X 3G0

Telephone: 819-459-3453

Mo: 514-519-5191

Email: labradorrosefilms@gmail.com

 

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