Eliane Gagnon is an established trilingual actress born in Montreal with a French Canadian and Chilean roots. Eliane holds a certificate in film writing from the University of Québec in Montréal. She has been in the TV and film industry over the past 12 years. She mostly is a self-taught actor and filmmaker. In May 2014 she applied at the Canadian Film Center Actor’s Conservatory, where she was accepted among 9 actors from across Canada. She got awarded a significant grant from The Brian Linehan Foundation for her 6 month residency in the acting program. She’s now driven to work in the Canadian and American market.
Throughout her acting career, Eliane has mainly played dramatic roles but she recently had a taste of comedy in Chloé Robichaud’s successful web series Feminin/Feminin. She is also the interpreter of Emiliana Cyr in Quebec’s box office success Louis Cyr: The strongest man in the world. Currently, she has a recurring role in the 3rd season of the TV show Mémoires Vives which will be aired on Radio-Canada in September 2015.
Eliane has always had the need and passion for writing. She enrolled in the scriptwriting program of Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) in 2009. In 2013, she wrote and produced a short film entitled Douce Amère (Bittersweet) that has screened at many festivals around the world. The film won Best International Short Film award at the International Film Festival of Williamsburg in New York City.