Josiane Blanc


Josiane is a passionate writer, director and a firm believer in the use of film and media as a vector of change. Globetrotter passionate about social issues and cultural interactions,Josiane's versatility allowed her to occupy a wide range of positions in Canada, Europe, South America and Africa, memorable experiences during which she had the chance to document the lives of the people she met on her way. In 2016, she developed and directed for TFO Jeunes d’exception (Amazing Teenagers), a series of short documentaries about exceptional teenagers who have distinguished themselves by their actions, inventions and / or community engagements. Selected for Black Women Film Canada's Leadership Program in 2017, Doc Institute's Emerging Producers Breakthrough program in 2018, Banff Media World Fellowship in 2019 & winner of 3 prizes during UnisTV’s emerging director’s film competition. Josiane just completed her short documentary Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia produced by the National Film Board of Canada. Words Left Unspoken is her first feature documentary.