Vanessa is a European and Middle-Eastern raised, Canadian born director living in Montreal. With more than a decade of experience in advertising, journalism, branded content, and documentary filmmaking, her signature style is a mix of sensitive, documentary-like campaigns that strike an emotional chord. A big fan of stories and storytelling, auteur filmmaker Vanessa Gauvin-Brodeur puts authenticity, humanity and travel front and centre, stamping her work with an artistry forged in the course of her years as both journalist and actor, making her a remarkably responsive director, able to draw the most out of her cast and crew. Enjoying all facets of filmmaking, Vanessa also writes, and edits most of her productions. She is represented by ALT in Montreal, and Asymetric in Toronto.