Protat, Francois

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Protat, Francois




Awards, Honors:

Genie Award nomination, best achievement in cinematography, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1981, for Fantastica; Genie Award nomination, best achievement in cinematography, 1985, for Le crime d'Ovide Plouffe; Genie Award, best achievement in cinematography, 1986, for Joshua Then and Now; Best Artistic Contribution (with Jacques Loiseleux), Montreal World Film Festival, Genie Award nomination, best achievement in cinematography, 1994, both for Kabloonak.


Film Cinematographer:

A Time to Consider (documentary), 1972.

La faim des caves (documentary), 1973.

(Second unit) Bingo (also known as Bingo! En pleine gueule), Ambassador Film Distributors, 1974.

Rene Simard au Japon (documentary), Les Distributions Cine-Capitale, 1974.

Les Ordres (also known as Orderers and Orders), New Yorker Films, 1974.

Le tribunal de la famille (documentary; also known as The Family Court), 1974.

Nursing en obstetrique, 1974.

Le maitre (documentary), 1974.

L'orientation (documentary), 1974.

Processus administratif (documentary), 1974.

The French World Comes to Quebec (also known as Le monde s'en vient a Quebec), National Film Board of Canada, 1975.

Rappelle-toi (documentary), 1975.

Les chevaux ont-lis des ailes? (documentary), 1975.

La tete de Normande St-Onge (also known as Normande and The Head of Normande St. Onge), Fred Baker Films, 1975.

Jos Carbone, 1976.

Chanson pour Julie, Cinepix Film Properties, 1976.

(Second unit) Parlez-nous d'amour, 1976.

Pygmalion, 1976.

L'ange et la femme (also known as The Angel and the Woman), 1977.

Panique, Les Films Mutuels, 1977.

Tomorrow Never Comes, Cinepix Film Properties, 1978.

La jument vapeur (also known as Dirty Dishes), Quartet Films, 1978.

Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang, Cinema Shares International, 1978.

Eclair au chocolat (also known as Chocolate Eclair), Les Films Mutuels, 1979.

Au revoir a lundi (also known as Bye, See You Monday and See You Monday), United Artists, 1979.

L'arrache-coeur (also known as Heart Break), J.-A. Lapointe Films, 1979.

Fantastica, Les film Mutuels, 1980.

Les plouffe (also known as The Plouffe Family), Cine 360, 1981.

The Kinky Coaches and the Pom Pom Pussycats (also known as Crunch and Heartbreak High), Summa Vista, 1981.

Tulips, AVCO Embassy Pictures, 1981.

Scandale, Ambassador Film Distributors, 1982.

The Hot Touch (also known as Coup de maitre and Peter Dion), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.

Killing 'em Softly (also known as Man in 5A), Prism Pictures, 1982.

Running Brave, Buena Vista, 1983.

Le crime d'Ovide Plouffe (also known as Murder in the Family and The Crime of Ovide Plouffe), 1984.

La guerre des tuques (also known as The Dog Who Stopped the War and The Great Snowball War), Cinema Plus Distribution, 1984.

The Surrogate (also known as Blind Rage), Cinema International Canada, 1984.

Joshua Now and Then, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985.

Separate Vacations, Alliance, 1986.

Flag, 1987.

(Second unit) Wild Thing, Atlantic Releasing, 1987.

Switching Channels, 1988.

The Kiss, TriStar, 1988.

Winter People, Columbia, 1989.

Speed Zone! (also known as Cannonball Fever), Orion, 1989.

Weekend at Bernie's (also known as Hot and Cold), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989.

Beautiful Dreamers, Hemdale Film Corp., 1990.

Clearcut, Northern Arts Entertainment, 1991.

Les amoureuses, Cine 360 Inc., 1993.

Brainscan, Triumph, 1994.

Kabloonak (also known as Nanook), Raven Releasing, 1995.

Johnny Mnemonic (also known as Fugitivo del futuro and Johnny Mnemonique), Columbia TriStar, 1995.

Senior Trip (also known as La folle excursino de National Lampoon and National Lampoon's "Senior Trip"), New Line Cinema, 1995.

La-haut, un roi au-dessus des nuages (also known as Above the Clouds and La-haut), Vision Distribution, 2003.

Film Work; Other:

Special effects, Kamouaska, France Film, 1973.

Camera operator, Il etait une fois dans l'est (also known as Once Upon a Time in the East), Cine-Art, 1974.

Camera, The Hot Touch (also known as Coup de maitre and Peter Dion), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.

Executive in charge of production, Le crime d'Ovide Plouffe (also known as Murder in the Family and The Crime of Ovide Plouffe), 1984.

Camera operator, Beautiful Dreamers, Hemdale Film Corp., 1990.

Television Cinematographer; Series:

Chris Cross, Showtime, 1993.

The Hunger, Showtime, 1998-2000.

Tag, 1999.

Television Cinematographer; Movies:

Til Death Do Us Part (also known as Madhouse), 1982.

Between Friends (also known as Nobody Makes Us Cry), HBO, 1983.

In Defense of a Married Man, ABC, 1990.

The Return of Eliot Ness, NBC, 1991.

Mark Twain and Me, Disney Channel, 1991.

A Little Piece of Heaven, NBC, 1991.

Last Wish, ABC, 1992.

The Diamond Fleece (also known as The Great Diamond Robbery), USA Network, 1992.

A Town Torn Apart (also known as Doc: The Dennis Littky Story), NBC, 1992.

Ghost Mom (also known as Bury Me In Niagara), Fox, 1993.

A Vow to Kill, USA Network, 1995.

The Song Spinner, Showtime, 1995.

Tails You Live, Heads You're Dead, USA Network, 1995.

Family of Corps (also known as Une famille de flics), CBS, 1995.

The Haunting of Lisa (also known as Les premonitions de Lisa), Lifetime, 1996.

Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story, Lifetime, 1996.

Whiskers (also known as Moustaches), Showtime, 1997.

Valentine's Day (also known as Protector), HBO, 1998.

Crime in Connecticut: The Story of Alex Kelly (also known as Le retour d'Alex Kelly), CBS, 1999.

Time at the Top (also known as L'ascenseur du temps), Showtime, 1999.

Louise, 2005.

Television Work; Episodic:

Assistant camera, "Premiers contacts" and "Experiences d'une famille," Le combat des sourds, 1974.

Cinematographer, "Shattered Vows," The Hitchhiker, 1983.

Cinematographer, "Cats Out of the Bag," Lassie, YTV and Animal Planet, 1996.

Cinematographer, "Mayor for a Day," Lassie, YTV and Animal Planet, 1998.