Scriptwriter, troche director and independent producer, Jean Pierre Lefebvre is the creator of twenty-seven feature films and over a dozen of videos. He has been an enthusiastic advocate of independent Québec cinema since the 1960’s. Eleven of his films have been officially invited to the Cannes Film Festival where, in 1982, his feature Les fleurs sauvages (Wild Flowers), was awarded the International Critic Prize.
Prize of the Ontario Film Institute, 1983. Prize of the Independent Film Alliance (now Independent Media Arts), 1985, Order of Canada, 1991, Albert Tessier Prize (Quebec’s Grand Cinema Prize), 1995. Governor General’s Performing Art Award, 2013.