Denis Villeneuve
Villeneuve at the 89th Academy Awards
2 Nominations
Role Director, Screenwriter
Born October 3, 1967
Gentilly, Canada

Denis Villeneuve is a Canadian film director and writer. In his early career he won Radio-Canada's youth film competition "La Course Europe-Asie" in 1990-91. He is a three-time winner of the Genie Award for Best Director, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2010 and Incendies in 2011. All three films also won the Best Picture award.


83rd Academy Awards, 2010
Best Foreign Language FilmIncendies (representing Canada)
89th Academy Awards, 2016
Best DirectorArrival

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