Director, Canary, Rodeo FX Animation
Benoit “Ben” Therriault was born with a pencil in his hand and a cap on his head. His passion for storytelling found an outlet in comic books and filmmaking until he discovered the process of animation. With his storyboarding and design skills, he became a creative force at Shed Studios where he met PH Dallaire...
Their short films and commissioned work have been featured at the Annecy International Film Festival (Share The Joy, IGA; Vraiment Frais, IGA; Aide Gourmet, IGA). Other accolades include Vimeo Staff Picks (Share The Joy), an Honourable Mention at the Queen Palm International Film Festival (LottoMax Bear), and a CREA Award (MSSS Smoke).
Their short-circuited but notable attempt at making the short film Outside in 2016 led them to a better home, Rodeo FX, and an even better film: Canary, which had its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2022.