Each year, an animator signs the poster of Les Sommets du cinéma d'animation. This year, Pierre Hébert is our poster designer.


Formerly an employee of the National film board of Canada where between 1965 and 1999 he directed over twenty animation shorts and a feature (La Plante humaine, best Quebec feature award 1996), Pierre Hébert is now an independent artist and filmmaker. Since 2001, he traveled the world with his musician colleague Bob Ostertag presenting the Living Cinema live animation performance over 80 times. He also worked with many other musicians. He equally collaborated with dance companies in New York, Montreal and France and published two books and many articles on cinema and animation. He also pursue a carreer as a visual artist (drawings, installations, web projects). Currently, his main project is a new series of flims “Places and Monuments” for which he received from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec the prestigious «career grant» for cinema. In 2016, he  In 2005, he was the recipient of the “Albert Tessier” cinema award from the Quebec government for lifetime achievement. In August 2016, with the project «Scratch», he resumed scratching on film, a technique he had abandonned in 2001 at the profit of digital technology. In 2014, his film You Look like Me / Tu ressembles à moi won the Guy-L. Coté Award for the Best Canadian Animation at the 13th Sommets du cinema d’animation.

Website: www.pierrehebert.com