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Rock Demers, C.C., B.A.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Rock Demers, C.C., B.A. C.C. Montréal
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada May 3, 2007 February 22, 2008
A cinematic icon, Rock Demers enjoys an international reputation for his exceptional body of work. With his unforgettable "Contes pour tous" series, this producer built a varied repertoire. His feature films and documentaries have been screened around the world and have received nearly 200 awards and distinctions in Canada and abroad. His film Bach and Broccoli earned accolades from UNESCO, which called it a film that all the world's children should see with their parents. Very active in a number of arts organizations, he has devoted himself to the cinematic arts and to promoting cultural exchanges among young people the world over.
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Officer of the Order of Canada November 1, 1991 April 29, 1992
Director and producer of children's films, this Montrealer of great vision has acquired a reputation as a pioneer in family motion pictures. His film series entitle "Contes pour tous" has met with remarkable international success. The consistent excellence of his work has earned him the François-Truffaut award, given annually to a prominent film-maker.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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